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The Executive Branch is composed of elected officers and appointed officials. By application only, delegates can participate in the Mayor’s Cabinet and act as advisors to the Mayor, City Council Chair, and Superintendent. These delegates and elected officials will assist in making the conference run smoothly and in passing legislation.

Elected Officers for 2021-2022 Year

Elected positions include:

YOUTH CITY COUNCIL CHAIR (rising junior or senior)

The YMCA Youth City Council Chair is elected by his or her peers at the end of Legislative Weekend and serves the following year. The YMCA Youth City Council Chair is responsible for presiding over the City Council throughout Legislative Weekend using parliamentary procedure. The YMCA Youth City Council Chair is required to attend bi-weekly Student Advisory Board meetings and the mandatory Officer’s Training. The YMCA Youth City Council Chair must also meet with the YMCA DC Youth & Government Program Staff as necessary.

YOUTH SUPERINTENDENT (rising junior or senior)

The YMCA Youth Superintendent is elected by his or her peers at the end of Legislative Weekend and serves the following year.  The YMCA Youth Superintendent is responsible for presiding over the Board of Education throughout Legislative Weekend using parliamentary procedure. The YMCA Youth Superintendent is required to attend bi-weekly Student Advisory Board meetings and the mandatory Officer’s Training. The YMCA Youth Superintendent must also meet with the YMCA DC Youth & Government Program Staff as necessary.

YMCA YOUTH MAYOR (rising senior)

The YMCA Youth Mayor is elected by his or her peers at the end of Legislative Weekend and serves the following year. The YMCA Youth Mayor is responsible for presiding over the Youth Summit and Legislative Weekend conferences. The YMCA Youth Mayor must deliver a State of the City Address at Legislative Weekend and determine which bills to sign and veto. The YMCA Youth Mayor must preside over the weekly Student Advisory Board meetings and is also asked to represent the program at various events across the city. The YMCA Youth Mayor must also meet with the YMCA DC Youth & Government Program Staff as necessary.

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