Mayor's Youth Leadership Council

Mayor's Youth Leadership Council Members volunteering at Blue Santa 2019

The La Vista Mayor's Youth Leadership Council, an initiative of Mayor Douglas Kindig, is an exciting program designed to encourage middle and high school students to become active in the community by participating in local government.

Youth Leadership Council members will get to see the community decision-making process in action and offer a youth perspective on local government issues. They will also participate in community events, fostering a sense of civic participation and volunteerism.

Current members of the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council:

  • Henry Belik
  • Maddy Delos Reyes
  • Reagan Folger
  • Reese Folger
  • Hannah Harvey
  • Megan Hiykel
  • Lily Monjeau
  • Nathan Spaulding
  • Sophie Spaulding

To qualify, teens must:

  1. Be a resident of the City of La Vista attending a public or private junior high or high school or a home school.
  2. Be entering the 7th-12th grade.
  3. Maintain good citizenship.
  4. Demonstrate community interest and a willingness to serve the youth and community of La Vista.

To remain on the council, members must:

  1. Attend all Committee meetings and LMYLC meetings unless excused.
  2. Fulfill other responsibilities as defined.
  3. Set a good example for the youth of the community.
  4. Complete annual orientation program conducted by city staff.
  5. Attend one City Council meeting per quarter.
  6. Attend scheduled meetings (held once per month). 

Do you have what it takes to be a City of La Vista youth leader?

For more information, call La Vista City Hall, 402-331-4343.