Youth Council

Support for Youth – Preparing for Success
The Youth Council oversees the performance of Workforce Investment Act-funded programs for in-school and out-of-school youth. It is responsible for developing strategies to address the critical workforce challenges facing the City’s youth population. For more information on the Youth Council and youth programs, please visit the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development.

Youth Council Members
Scott Berger, Arista Air Conditioning, Chair 
Arnold Dorin, ACCESS-VR
Bill Chong, DYCD
Shola Olatoye, NYCHA
Rae Linefsky, C3 Consulting
Robert Purga, NYS Education Department
*Greg Hambric, Modell’s Sporting Goods
*Howard Knoll, Casey Family Programs
*Kurt Sonnenfield, DYCD (retired)
*Lean Townsend, Robert Browne Foundation
*Maureen O’Connor,New York Public Library
*Milga Morales Nada, Brooklyn College
*Nancy Wackstein, United Neighborhood Houses
*Peter Kleinbard, Consultant
*Richard McKeon, Chair, Youth Board
*Sargeant Margaret O’Gara
*Tom Pendleton, NYCDOE
  
* Non-WIB member

Youth Council Meetings
March 11, 2014, 8:30 - 10:00AM
NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
156 William Street, New York, NY

June 10, 2014, 8:30 - 10:00AM
NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
156 William Street, New York, NY

September 9, 2014, 8:30 - 10:00AM
NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
156 William Street, New York, NY

December 2, 2014, 8:30 - 10:00AM
NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
156 William Street, New York, NY

Youth Council Minutes