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Youth Board

Mission Statement

The Amherst Youth Board is an organization offering varied services in support of children, youth and families living in the Town of Amherst. Chartered by the Amherst Town Board and New York State Executive Law, the agency is governed by a policy-making board of 23 citizen volunteers, comprising both adults and youth.

Members are appointed by the Amherst Town Board for three-year terms and participate in decisions affecting programming, policies, funding and public relations for youth programs and services.

The Youth Board also relies on the efforts and contributions of citizen volunteers in its programs. Many different volunteer opportunities are available, and may be tailored to individual needs.

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Jacqualine G. Berger, Councilmember


Danielle Alba (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Jodi Benson (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Rose Mary Buscaglia (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Dean J. Carroll (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Preyashi Chaudhuri (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Dawn Cwierley (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Joshua Daniels (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Patricia S. Dunne (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Mark A. Forden (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Mia Hutchins (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Iris Izydorczak (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Krista  Krause (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Susan McClary (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Ann Nichols (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Nora Robshaw (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Angela Seo (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Siddharth  Suresh (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Heather Toscano (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Ariella Yonaty (M)  term expires  12/31/2021


(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson

Meeting Location

Harlem Road Community Center
4255 Harlem Road, Amherst, NY 14226

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.

Meeting Dates

Wed., January  13, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., February  10, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., March  10, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., April  14, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., May  12, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., June  9, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., July  14, 2021,  07:00 PM - CANCELLED

Wed., September  22, 2021,  05:30 PM

Wed., October  13, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., November  10, 2021,  07:00 PM

Wed., December  8, 2021,  07:00 PM

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000. Amherst community videos.

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    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221