Election of 10 youth members of the Youth Advisory Council shall be held in May at the State Youth Council's annual convention.  Five seniors and five juniors shall be elected.

Of the youth members elected under this Rule, the seniors shall serve for a term of one year; the juniors shall serve for two.

Two basic guidelines are suggested for the election of youth members:

(1)           Youth members are to be representative of:

(a)           organized youth groups in the state,

(b)           geographic areas of the state,

(c)           economic and ethnic groups of the state;

(2)           Prospective youth members are to have demonstrated or have potential leadership qualities.

Youth members elected in May shall have the privilege of attending meetings of the council and assignment to committees with the right of discussion but without the right of vote until their terms of office begin in July.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑386 through 143B‑388;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.