The Regional Youth Commission is comprised of 15 members, 5 representing each locality. One representative from each locality is a youth. This commission provides citizen input to the Director and staff of the Office on Youth concerning issues such as youth programming, funding, and community trends. The Commissioners serve as youth advocates and ambassadors for the OOY, and are dedicated to ensuring the provision of comprehensive youth development services in our region. This Commission meets bi-monthly and acts in an advisory capacity to the Office on Youth, The commission recommends general policies involving programming for youth and families; foster involvement of youth in their community, and evaluates and seek solutions to problems, activities and concerns.
Meetings: Third Wednesday, every other month at 5:30. – United Way Office, 29 Idlewood Blvd, Fishersville.
The members serve appointed three-year terms, with a limit of two consecutive terms.
Shenandoah Valley Regional Office on Youth:
Rosenwald Community Center
413 Port Republic Road
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Fax: 540-942-6785 Ginny Newman, Executive Director