Youth Board

Youth Board

The Youth Advisory Board is comprised of 12-16 middle and high school teenagers, who serve a one-year term on the board. They meet monthly and learn about banking, business, nonprofits, philanthropy, and leadership, while providing a youth perspective to the adult board and management. Two past members are selected to serve as co-chairs and lead the board meetings.

We are pleased to announce the newest group of teens to serve of the board!

2013-2014 Co-Chairs:

    • Amina Khribeche, 12th grade, Denver Center for International Studies
    • Conor McNamara, 12th grade, Regis Jesuit High School

2013-2014 Youth Board Members:

  • Martha Baker, 10th grade, Colorado Academy
  • Sydney Burckhardt, 11th grade, George Washington High School
  • Shawn Cremer, 12th grade, Denver School of the Arts
  • Mercell Enayat, 11th grade, Denver School of Science & Technology
  • Kaylee Espinoza, 9th grade, Legacy High School
  • Aliyah Fard, 8th grade, Odyssey Middle School
  • Arden Gehl, 10th grade, East High School
  • Samantha Harding, 10th grade, Cherry Creek High School
  • Akiala I, 12th grade, East High School
  • Jack Leuthold, 9th grade, Thomas Jefferson High School
  • Stryker Lewis, 8th grade, Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
  • Ariel Mejia-Castaneda, 12th grade, Adams City High School
  • Parker Schroeder, 10th grade, Mountain Vista High School
  • Sydney Taylor, 8th grade, Home School

More About the Board

Board members:

  • are selected through an application and interview process.
  • meet one Saturday a month from August to June – a one-year term.
  • learn about business, banking and the nonprofit world.
  • gain experience in leadership and business etiquette.
  • provide a youth perspective to the adult board and management.
  • participate in special functions and events.
  • become lifetime members of the alumni association after serving a one-year term

How do I get on the board?

Download the application for the 2014-2015 Youth Advisory Board here.  This document also contains the required dates and other key information.

Get more information by reading the Frequently Asked Questions.

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