WESTPORT, Conn. -- The town of Westport is seeking high school students and adult volunteers to join its Youth Commission for 2014-15.
The Youth Commission meets monthly. Members serve on committees according to their interests throughout the school year. Youth members are eligible for appointment in grades 10-12, and interested ninth-graders may serve on a freshman committee.
“The Youth Commission serves as a public forum for youth issues and advocates for youth needs and concerns in the community,” Human Services Director Barbara Butler said in a statement. “Its 30 members, 15 students and 15 adults, are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the first selectman.”
Candidates are asked to send a letter of interest and complete a brief interest inventory, which can be found at westportct.gov , no later than Thursday, May 8.
Questions about the commission and letters of interest can be directed to Elaine Daignault at 341-1165 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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