Would you like to learn more about your local government and have a chance for your voice to be heard? Then this is the place for you!
As a member of youth council, you will take part in council meetings, learn how municipal government works, and let Council know how Weyburn’s next leaders feel about a number of important topics.
Thank you from City of Weyburn Council and Staff for your interest in this initiative and we look forward to seeing you at Council!
Weyburn Youth Council 2018-19
Youth Mayor – Landon Field
Landon Field is in Grade 12 at Weyburn Comprehensive School (WCS). He was chosen as the City of Weyburn’s first Youth Representative on City Council in 2017-18. He wants to make sure new opinions are heard on council, and wants to represent the interests of students in the community.
Secretary – Maya Knipfel
Maya Knipfel is in Grade 11 at WCS and is a member of the school’s Student Representative Council (SRC). She joined youth council because she has always been interested in what Weyburn’s city council does and wants to learn firsthand by attending city council meetings. She loves being a leader at school and in the community, and she also dances at Marley’s Dance Effex.
Councillor – Megan Ebel
Megan Ebel is in Grade 11 at WCS and has been involved in the school’s SRC for five years. This is her first year on the Weyburn Youth Council and became involved because she wanted to help get the youth more involved around Weyburn.
Councillor – Ethan Nelson
Ethan Nelson is in Grade 12 at WCS. He joined the Weyburn Youth Council to learn about how a community functions and how laws are formed. He is involved in many sports, and hockey is his favorite. He enjoys watching the Washington Capitals and his favorite player from the team is Alex Ovechkin.
Councillor – Lincoln Alexander
Lincoln Alexander is in Grade 12 at WCS. He became involved in the Weyburn Youth Council because he wants to have a say and to learn about meeting procedures. Lincoln enjoys snowboarding, juggling, exercising, meeting new people, and telling stories.