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 and City Council 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 five task force departments:

City Beautification

Communications and Outreach

Diversity and Inclusion

Health and Safety

Planning and Engineering


Meet the Executive Board for the 2023-2024 school year.

Meet the Task Force Directors for the 2023-2024 school year.

MYAC Bylaws and Code of Conduct

Follow MYAC on Facebook and Instagram

MYAC CLASS OF 2023-2024


BOO in the 'BORO

The Mayor’s Youth Advancement Council of Jonesboro, Arkansas is excited to host an event on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31st, from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, in historic Downtown Jonesboro, BOO in the 'BORO! This event will be safe, free, and fun for our entire community to enjoy.

We invite you and your family to participate in this exciting “trunk or treat" event. There will be tons of candy, games, entertainment, a photo booth, face painting, and much more for all ages to enjoy.

All of the Jonesboro community will be welcome and there will be activities planned for all age groups.

This event will take place at Union Park, 405 Union Avenue, and will be completely free of charge for any individual who wants to attend. Click HERE for more information.

Click HERE if you are interested in participating by hosting a booth.


BOO in the BORO  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.