Join the Youth Advisory Committee

Current Vacancies

  1. Middle and high school students (between the ages of 11 and 18): join the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC)! Read through the detailed position information on this page before submitting an application.

    LYAC is seeking applicants to serve a one-year term, beginning August 2019. Pending eligibility, members may reapply to serve subsequent terms in August 2020.

    Deadline: New member applications are due July 29, 2019. (Interviews will be conducted in mid-August.)

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The Youth Advisory Committee (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 August to August), and may reapply to serve subsequent terms.
  • Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, 111 W. Baseline Rd. Lafayette, CO 80026.

Contact Liaison

For more information, contact Elaina Verveer, LYAC Liaison, or Marty Walsh, Staff Liaison (phone: 303-661-1467).

  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 committee.
  1. About the Process

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