Youth Advisory Board

The Youth Advisory Board serves to promote youth involvement in local government, increase civic engagement among youth, assist in development of new youth programs, and advise City Council and City Administration on youth and teen issues.


  • 6 p.m.
  • Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
  • Administrative Liaison - Marissa Russo, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
  • Sterling Heights Community Center
    40620 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Benefits of Members

  • Represent fellow youth by recommending programs and solving issues.
  • Hands-on experience working with public officials like Mayor and City Council.
  • Opportunity for civic engagement / resume building for college / volunteer hours.
  • Expand network of friends and other community members.
  • Develop positive adult/youth relationships.


  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be a Sterling Heights resident
  • 14-18 years of age 
    • (High school seniors who turn 19 during their last year of high school can remain a member until their term has ended)


If interested in applying, please complete the below forms and email back to

Youth Advisory Application

Parental Consent Form