Happy Valley Youth Council

Youth Council Overview

The Happy Valley Youth Council is an advisory board serving as teen advocates in their community.

Youth Councilors collaborate on ideas and information and look to the City Council for mentorship and assistance. The Youth Council encourages community members to join their events and attend their monthly council meetings.

Welcome new 2023 – 2024 Youth Councilors

June 20, 2023, City Council celebrated the installation of seven new youth councilors, who were sworn in by Mayor Tom Ellis.
Dominic Pienovi (not pictured), Luke Stahl, David Sharyan, John Rask, Larissa Bonn, Paige Hunt, and Grace Bach.

2024 Oregon Youth Summit

2021 Oregon Youth Summit

2019 Oregon Youth Summit

2023 Oregon Youth Summit

2020 Oregon Youth Summit

2018 Oregon Youth Summit

The youth council’s calendar runs in concurrence with the school year, from September to June. During these months, meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm in the council chamber at city hall.

The Happy Valley Youth Councilors serve the City on a voluntary basis. Terms end at the conclusion of the Councilor’s high school career. Term lengths vary in accordance to the date elected to the Council.

Happy Valley Youth Council requires teens to be at a freshman through senior academic level and reside in the City of Happy Valley.

Youth Council Sponsors

Providence Health

Providence Health & Services

Providence is pioneering the way for future Youth Council sponsors by recognizing their good works and supporting their community efforts.

Kaut Waste Services

Kahut Waste Services

Kahut joins as a sponsor for our Happy Valley Youth Council. We appreciate their support of our young councilors and community clean-up events!