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The City of Edmonton Youth Council's mandate is to provide information and advice to Council in relation to issues involving or affecting youth.

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Youth Council Member Positions Available: 6

The City of Edmonton Youth Council (CEYC) performs these functions:

  • Research and write policy proposals for the Council's review
  • Coordinate community events that profile local youth issues
  • Receive direction from the Council on work or reports it requires on youth matters
  • Develop and maintain relationships with individuals and organizations addressing issues of concern to youth
  • Promote initiatives to support the well-being of youth
  • Educate youth on City governance, procedures and policy making
  • Provide networking opportunities for youth
  • Consult with City administration and other organizations supporting youth initiatives
  • Establish the General Assembly, maintain the registry of individuals participating in the General Assembly and oversee its meetings
  • If requested by the Council, recommend individuals for appointment to the City's civic agencies
  • Inform Council of initiatives of other levels of government that could affect Youth

Information about Serving on the Youth Council

Annual recruitment for the City of Edmonton Youth Council is normally held in May.


Youth Council meetings are always open for all members of the public to attend. Youth Council meets the first Wednesday of the month 5:30 – 8:30pm. If anyone wishes to attend the meetings, please email youthcouncil@edmonton.ca to request access to the meeting.


Council Advisors

Name of Appointee First Appointed Term
Councillor Michael Janz Nov 10/21 Organizational Meeting in 2024
Councillor Ashley Salvador Nov 10/21 Organizational Meeting in 2024

Citizen Members

Name of Appointees First Appointed Term Expiry Date
Sayem Ali Ahmed Sep 1/21 Aug 31/24
Reetu Arvikar (Co-Chair) Oct 19/20 Aug 31/24
Thomas Beschell Sep 1/21 Aug 31/24
Kenton Francis Cardinal Sep 1/23 Aug 31/24
Jarod Chiasson Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Speena Dalal Sep 1/23 Aug 31/24
Adrian Frost Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Alain Humura Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Ryan Jacques  Sep 1/19 Aug 31/24
Harsehaj Kaur Sep 1/23 Aug 31/24
Ben Magalnick Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Dominic Mao Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Lakshmi Peddi (Co-Chair) Oct 19/20 Aug 31/24
Angelina Raina Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Moneek Sandhu Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Irshad Sayed Oct 19/20 Aug 31/24
Hansen Shu Sep 1/21 Aug 31/24
Pram Thennakoonwela Oct 19/20 Aug 31/24
Emily Yang Sep 1/23 Aug 31/24
David Yao Sep 1/22 Aug 31/24
Past Meeting Resources
Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
January 3, 2024 Agenda Minutes
December 6, 2023 Agenda Minutes
November 1, 2023 Agenda Minutes
October 4, 2023 Agenda Minutes
September 20, 2023 Agenda Minutes