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Senator Genevieve Whitaker Honored By Youth Advisory Council Appointment

St. Croix, Virgin Islands (U.S.)— Senator Genevieve Whitaker, Legislative Secretary and Chairwoman of the Committee on Education & Workforce Development is elated to announce that the Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) has been reinstituted by Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory! The LYAC which is codified as Title 2, Chapter 9, of the Virgin Islands Code was established on October 7, 2011.

As a former advisor, Senator Whitaker has championed for many years for the reboot of the Youth Advisory Council. The Legislature is now accepting applications. All applicants must submit a resume, an essay, and complete an online application using the link below. The Legislative Youth Advisory Council appoints 16 voting members who are Virgin Islands residents, ages 14 to 23.

“Well wishes to all applicants and to our youth, I encourage you to get involved in youth leadership activities and support your fellow peers when the Council holds activities,” stated Senator Genevieve Whitaker.

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Martin Luther King


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