Youth Advisory Board




  • 5:30-7 p.m., one Tuesday per month September through May
  • Please check Town Meeting Calendar for dates


The Youth Advisory Board is composed of 11 members appointed by the Mayor:

  • All members shall be between the ages of 15 and 18 years old, and shall reside, work in or attend public, private or homeschool classes in Carrboro
  • No member may be enrolled as a full-time college student
  • To the extent possible, there shall be an equal number of representatives from Carrboro High School and from Chapel Hill High School
  • To the extent possible, the membership of the Board should reflect the demographic diversity of the population of students eligible for membership residing or attending school in Carrboro

 Duties & Responsibilities

The commission shall advise the Town Council and the administration concerning:

  • Matters that affect youth in Carrboro
  • Matters which are referred to the YAB by the Town Council

It is also expected that Board members will be asked, or required, to attend occasional leadership development programs and Town Council meetings (or other Town Advisory Board meetings). Board members are expected to actively participate in the preparation of written reports to the Town Council on matters which are referred to the Board for comment, and may be asked to make presentations to the Town Council.