Diocesan Youth Board

Youth Board members assist the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministry in planning youth ministry activities for the diocese. Applications for the 2017-2018 Diocesan Youth Board are now being accepted. Each parish may nominate one young person for the Board.

Why apply for Youth Board?

"Being on youth board has helped me to work better in a group. By surrounding myself with people I can trust who have great confidence in what I believe, I have also strengthened my faith in God."

—Joshua Fontaine, Immaculate Heart of Mary,   Darien Center

"Being on youth board has helped me meet more friends who I share common interests and  experiences with."

—Ruthie Hewson, St. Joseph University, Buffalo

Complete 2017-2018 Youth Board Application

Instructions for Applicants

Instructions for Parish Leaders

Adult Recommendation Form

Peer Recommendation Form


Completed applications are due by Friday, April 26th. If you have questions about Diocesan Youth Board or the application process, please contact Mike Slish by email or phone at (716) 847-8788.