Join the Youth Advisory Commission

Current Vacancies

  1. There are no current openings on the Youth Advisory Committee. Future openings will be posted here, and will also be listed on the City of Lafayette Volunteer page. Thank you for your interest in serving our community! View other ways to get involved:


The Youth Advisory Commission (LYAC) engages Lafayette youth in outreach, advisory, and educational opportunities through solutions‐based discourse and action. LYAC, which is a municipal board, makes recommendations to the City Council on youth‐related issues and other relevant topics, organizes annual service events, and directly addresses issues impacting local youth.


  • Members are appointed by the City Council to serve a one‐year term (from September to August), and may reapply to serve subsequent terms.
  • Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Lafayette Library.
  1. Elaina Verveer

    LYAC Liaison

  2. Renee Jacobsen

    Staff Liaison

  1. Requirements & Duties

    • Be a current resident of Lafayette or currently attend a Lafayette middle or high school
    • Be between the ages of 11 and 18
    • Attend meetings
    • May be asked to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the commission.
  1. About the Process

    The City of Lafayette does not post online information provided by applicants aged 18 or under.