Asotin County Youth Commissioners

Program Contact: Mark Heitstuman, Director
(509) 243-2009 • mark.heitstuman@wsu.edu

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The Asotin County Youth Commissioners are youth 7th through 12th grades. Their objectives are:

To identify issues and concerns important to Asotin County Youth YouthCommissionersthrough outreach and engagement with other youth; and to make recommendations to county officials regarding these issues.

To inform the community about the concerns and needs of youth through the support of youth activities.

To improve adult/youth partnerships by creating & maintaining positive, exemplary, & honorable relations with county residents.

To provide leadership training & offer youth opportunities to develop their own personal leadership skills.

In the spring of each year the commissioners host Youth Awards Night. This special night honors youth, youth organizations and adults that have made a difference in our community.  For more information contact Mark Heitstuman at 509-243-2009 or heitstuman@wsu.edu or find them on the Asotin County web site under Youth Commission.