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Mayor's Youth Advisory Council

The Mayor's Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) benefits the Meridian youth community through leadership activities, community service projects, and social events. Youth grades 9-12 are welcome to become a MYAC member to gain skills, experience, and confidence. MYAC has 3 focus areas for students: Leadership Development, Government Affairs, & Community Service. There are also opportunities to be a part of MYAC's Executive Council, which is elected by MYAC youth every April. For more information on the 2024 election, please see the "Become a Leader" section below. 

The boxes below list dates and details for upcoming meetings and events.


Holiday Helper

DATE: Tuesday, November 7

TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

LOCATION: Premium Building, Expo Idaho (5610 N Glenwood St, Garden City, ID 83714). To get there, turn onto Lorimer Ln, go all the way east, then turn north and go past the security booth. Other routes may be blocked off by fences. 

CHECK-IN: Meet in front of the building. Call/text 208-890-3753 for help with directions. 

MYAC volunteers will set up a "photo wall" using decorations made in previous meetings. This will provide a festive selfie/photo area for volunteers participating in United Way's Holiday Helper event.


FALL 2023

General Meetings

Unless written otherwise, all meetings held from 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM at Meridian City Hall (33 E. Broadway Ave., Meridian, ID 83642). 

1. September 11th, 2023
2. September 25th, 2023
3. October 9th, 2023
4. October 23rd, 2023
5. November 6th, 2023
6. December 4th, 2023
7. December 18th, 2023 (Holiday Celebration)


General Meetings

Unless written otherwise, all meetings held from 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM at Meridian City Hall (33 E. Broadway Ave., Meridian, ID 83642). 

8. January 29th, 2024
9. February 12th, 2024
10. February 26th, 2024
11. March 11th, 2024
12. March 25th, 2024
13. April 8th, 2024
14. April 22nd, 2024
15. May 6th, 2024
16. May 20th, 2024 (End of Year Celebration)

Become a Member!

MYAC is a youth organization dedicated to helping the Treasure Valley and tackling issues that local teens and the community face throughout Meridian. To join, you must...

  • be a high school student (grades 9-12);
  • attend a school with boundaries that include Meridian, OR live in Meridian—or both!

If you're interested, please fill out the application to join MYAC ».

After submitting the quick and easy form, please attend as many meetings and events as possible. The application should take no more than 10 minutes.

Become a Leader!

MYAC is steered by an Executive Council, a group of eight students who are elected every year by their peers to set the agenda for MYAC throughout the school year and who facilitate all meetings, events, and projects.

If you're an existing MYAC member who's interested in joining the Executive Council for the 2024-2025 school year, you will need to fill out and submit a special application form in April 2024. The link for this application will become available in this section in March 2024. 

In the meantime, you can boost your chances of getting elected by regularly attending MYAC meetings to make your presence known and your voice heard among your peers. 

You can run for up to three positions from among the following:

  • Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • Government Affairs Chair
  • Community Service Chair
  • Government Affairs Vice Chair
  • Community Service Vice Chair
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Social Coordinator

Elections will take place during the MYAC Meeting on Monday, April 22, 2024, from 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM in Meridian City Hall. 

If you have questions about MYAC, please email or call (208) 489-0534. View updates and events by staying connected with us on social media! Our Instagram account is the best way to stay up to date on upcoming MYAC events. 

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