Fifteen high school students are appointed to serve as volunteer representatives to advocate on behalf of Ankeny youth, inform them of existing opportunities and listen to suggestions on what the City can do to improve its youth-oriented efforts. Terms are 1 year with unlimited subsequent terms. There are no special requirements to serve.
Trevor Longnecker, President
Livia Routson, Vice President
Andrew Kaprich, Secretary
The Ankeny Mayor's Youth Council provides Ankeny's young people with an active role in addressing youth issues. Serving on the Mayor's Youth Council offers leadership experience and active community involvement with the guidance of the Mayor, City Council, and Ankeny Parks and Recreation.
The Mayor's Youth Council spends the majority of its time sponsoring and participating in community outreach events including: