The role of the Youth Mayor is to represent young people and Derby City Council at events across the city and support the Mayor where appropriate.
This year's Derby Youth Mayor is Frederico Almeida and the Deputy Youth Mayor is Sonja Sebastian. They were elected on 12 February 2018 and will be in office for one year.
The Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor for Derby help raise awareness of the positive contribution young people make to our city and ensure their voices are heard. We want young people to be able to contribute to the development and delivery of public services and to play an active role in developing community cohesion. The Youth Mayor will have the opportunity to work with partners to extend opportunities for young people in our local areas.
Any young person can stand for Youth Mayor as long as:
The announcement of the new Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor took take place on 12 February 2018.
To find out more about joining the Voice in Action Youth Council or about the Youth Mayor elections, call Adele Styles on 01332 643471, minicom 01332 640666, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.