Mayor's Youth Advancement Council


The primary mission of the Mayor's Youth Advancement Council of Jonesboro is to involve youth in community issues and decisions, to advise the Mayor of the youth’s perspective, and to empower future leaders to become engaged within their community. The council is made up of local 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students from Jonesboro schools, including Jonesboro High, Nettleton High, Valley View High, and Westside High.  The council currently has six task force committees:

  • City Beautification
  • Communications and Technology
  • Community Outreach
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning and Engineering

Meet the Executive Board for the 2022-2023 school year.

Meet the Task Force Chairs for the 2022-2023 school year.

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CLASS OF 2022-2023

Applications for MYAC are currently closed. New applicants will be accepted from February 15 through midnight on April 1, 2024. For more information about the MYAC contact Shelly Anderson at, or by phone at 870-336-7250.