Youth Council Meeting                       

Thursday, October 25, 2011 – 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Lake Loveland Conference Room –200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO

·  Present: Judy Brobst, Jean Greuel, Jerri Howe, Jim Keating, Jody Margheim, Luke Margheim, Kathy Olson, Miki Roth, Terra Theibaut, Deb Callies, Adam Crowe, Kathy Dotson, Monica Gingerich, Mark Johnston, Andrew Minro, Nicole Surber, Lori Zuccolin

·  Absent: Bradley Bauum, Roger Boettcher, Cindy Bower, Tiffany Breckenridge,  Cindy Cindrich, Damond Dotson, Angie Dowdy, Cheryl Duke, Kathy Gaasvig, , Betsey Hale, Kathy Hansen Fawn Leaf, Yvonne, Myers, Jim Neubecker, Pranaya Sathe, Matt Segovia, Marija Weeden-Osborn, Kathy Wright, Tanya Perry.

Agenda Topic



1.   Call to Order

·  Roll Call

·  Review of Agenda

·  Attendance taken

·  Agenda approved

2.   Announcements


·  Mark - Larimer Youth Conservation Energy Corps has position new a position

·  Jerri Howe – Matthews House has a new family coaching program called Settlement House.  Working towards being a one-stop-shop for families in need.

·  Luke Margheim – Colbran Jobs Corps Orientation to be held 10/29 in Greeley.

3.   Consent Calendar

·  Approval of August

·  Approved

4.   Updates

·  2012 WIB Planning




·  Rocky Mountain High School, Career Xpo








·  Youth Advisory Board



·  Manufacturing and Energy/Water Groups

·  Kathy Dotson shared the status of the WIB: 35 members, 51% businesses.

·  Will hold a Workforce Summit February 8 or 9 to discuss Workforce Gaps and Trends.

·  Kathy would like Youth Council input for a WIB membership drive.

·  Terra Theibaut shared the lasted information on the RMHS Career Xpo.

·  Being held April 24, 2012, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

·  For Juniors and Seniors at RMHS only

·  LCWC staff will do check-in again this year

·  Terra will identify the gaps in employers/industries and notify Youth Council who will help to fill the gaps

·  Terra also asked for volunteers to judge the 2011 DECCA District Competition on November 17 at the Fort Collins Marriott

·  The Youth Advisory Board (ages 14-21) is meeting the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.  The first meeting had 4 members, the second had 7 members!

·  Kathy Dotson informed the group there will be focus group meetings set for December to find short-term skills specific solutions to employer needs.

5.   Youth Council Business

·  Next Years Meetings

·  Will put together a calendar of meets for next year.

6.   Adjourn


·  Meeting adjourned at 4:30 pm







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