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The Young Leaders Community Councils empower young leaders to make investments in local youth initiatives.

Meet the Vancouver Island Youth Get It Community Council

Meet the Vancouver Island Youth Get It Community Council

The Young Leaders Community Councils empower young leaders to make investments in local youth initiatives.

The Youth Get It Community Councils help us deliver on our community promise to financially empower youth, help them succeed at school and build healthy minds.

Delivering on our “for youth, by youth” strategy

Each Youth Get It Community Council is comprised of eight emerging young leaders between the ages of 18 and 30. Four representatives are from the local community and four are Coast Capital employees.

Community groups who apply know their grant applications are being reviewed by dedicated young people who have a strong understanding of those they’re trying to support. In addition, young leaders gain invaluable experience providing great input and a youth perspective to their investment decisions.

In 2015 alone, the Councils allocated $1.2 million in grants to 87 organizations helping youth.

Meet the members:

Community Representatives: 

  1. Linley Faulkner, Chair
  2. Sarah Rose McShane
  3. Shaun O’Leary
  4. Peter Papagiannis

Coast Capital Employee Representatives: 

  1. Eric Dykeman
  2. Billie Whitegibson
  3. Kati Walters
  4. Kirk Croswell

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