Young Persons Reference Group

Are you aged between 15 and 25 years? Maybe you aren't old enough to vote yet but you have a keen interest in your local community.

Council believes you have an important voice.

That's why we believe in, and support, the Monash Young Persons Reference Group (MYPRG).

The MYRPG is a place to meet with other young people interested in the world around them, to discuss ideas and promote positive initiatives. It's also a chance to experience acting as a media officer, photographer, treasurer or chairperson - all skills that look great on a resume.

Mayor Shane McCluskey and Cr Rebecca Paterson are Councillor representatives on this reference group.

At its 30 January 2018 meeting, Council:

  • Noted the resignation of Shlok Thakur, Sarah Lim, Sharon Zhang, Melissa Liberatore and Aanchal Arora as members from the Monash Young Persons Reference Group and acknowledged their contributions to the City of Monash.
  • Endorsed the appointment of Rosie Tu, Natalia Kelly-Gerreyn, Martin Li and Darren Zhang to the Monash Young Persons Reference Group.

At its 30 April 2019 meeting, Council

  • Noted the resignation of Philip Liberatore, Jennifer Wong, Mark Chen, Prashant Ranjendram, Rosie Tu, Martin Li and Darren Zhang from the Monash Young Persons Reference Group and acknowledged their contributions to the City of Monash.
  • Endorsed the appointment of Rosita Chau, Cheryl Ou, Shriya Guypta, Rawa Khan, Evonne Lu, Neha Satishkumar, Devendra Singh, Siddhant Tandon, Laura Wang, Darren Chee, Miranpal Nagra, Maria Saribalas and Tim Ziguras to the Young Persons Reference Group.

Responsibilities

  • To provide a forum for young people to provide input and consultation to Council processes, policies and strategies
  • To identify and promote issues of importance to young people in the City of Monash
  • To create opportunities for young people to meaningfully participate in civic life

Membership

  • Mayor Shane McCluskey
  • Cr Rebecca Paterson
  • Rosita Chau
  • Cheryl Ou
  • Stacey Rindel
  • Shriya Gupta
  • Kevin Tse
  • Ani Prakash
  • Rawa Khan
  • N. Evans
  • Misha Kasinathan
  • Bowen Lai
  • Veronica Levey
  • Evonne Lu
  • Natalia Kelly-Gerreyn
  • Neha Satishkumar
  • Devendra Singh
  • Siddhant Tandon
  • Laura Wang
  • Darren Chee
  • Miranpal Nagra
  • Maria Saribalas
  • Tim Ziguras

Contact

For further information contact Monash Youth Services (MYS):

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Last updated: 03 May 2019