Mayor's Youth Advisory Council

MYAC 2022

The City of Saginaw's Mayor Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) is a five-month program open to local high school juniors and seniors with the desire to explore the field of public service and local government functions. MYAC members will get an inside look at how the City’s various departments serve our community each day through facility tours and personal interactions, including City Council. Upon completion of the program, member will be eligible to receive a letter of recommendation from the Mayor.

Application Instructions/Process

Applications for the MYAC Class of 2024 are now available! Click Here to Apply.

  • All applications and attachments must be submitted by Friday, November 17th.
  • After applications have been processed, select students will participate in individual interview sessions with City staff. Students will be notified via email if selected for interviews. 
  • Once concluded, City staff will notify students via mail/e-mail about their application status at least two weeks before the first meeting.
  • If you have any questions or concerns in regards to the program or your application, please feel free to reach out to the MYAC Liaison, Maria Hernandez, at

Qualifications for Membership

All applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications: 

  • Must be a high school junior or senior for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Personally complete the application in its entirety.
  • Submit signed MYAC agreement forms.

Be available to meet once a month for five months as well as on the service project day