Youth Representatives on the Washburn County Board of Supervisors

Washburn County logoThe Washburn County Board of Supervisors welcomes youth in grades 9, 10, and 11 who are residents of Washburn County to apply to serve as youth representatives on the County Board. This initiative provides Washburn County youth an opportunity to play a valuable and active leadership role in the governance of the county while enhancing their interest in the operation of local government and civic participation.

Youth involvement on the County Board will require not only enthusiasm, but also a commitment of time and energy to this important role. Youth representatives will be expected to attend County Board meetings. Youth will have the opportunity to participate in committee meetings if interested.

Application Form – Due by March 31, 2017
Application Form (.doc, 2 pages, 168 KB)

Reference Form – Two references are due by March 31, 2017
Reference Form (.doc, 2 pages, 176 KB)

Application Information Sheet
Application Info Sheet (.pdf, 1 page, 84 KB)

Position Descriptions
Position Descriptions (.pdf, 2 pages, 88 KB)

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. An application form and two references are due by March 31, 2017.
  2. One reference is to be from your parent/guardian and one from an individual in your school and/or community. Reference forms need to be sent directly by the individuals providing the reference.
  3. Selections will be made on or around April 5, 2017.
  4. Youth representatives will start their terms at the April 2017 County Board meeting.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Anna DeMers, 4-H Youth Development Educator, anna.demers@ces.uwex.edu