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Apply for 2014-15 School Year

Applications not yet open for 2014-15... Coming Mid-May!

Meetings are open to all teens in Arlington who would like to check TNB out!

ELIGIBILITY: Live in Arlington or
Attend an Arlington County High School (Public or Private)
Be 14-18 years old
DESCRIPTION:
Teen Network Board (TNB) is a group of high school students who strive to:
• Strengthen teen voice in the community
• Provide a teen perspective on school and community issues
• Make a positive difference in Arlington
Teens meet in groups that address specific issues such as drugs and alcohol, positive peer relations, teen employment/volunteer/community service options for teens. They develop strategies on how to make changes in their community and implement the strategies through meetings, planning sessions, and presentations to the County Board and middle school youth; this includes other county government agencies and community groups.

MEMBERSHIP: 
Appointed Members: Appointed members of the Teen Network Board are limited to 24 teens. Appointed members must have been on the TNB one year. They have the opportunity to be elected into leadership positions by their peers to serve one year as co-chairs of the TNB or to serve as subcommittee chairs for one year. Appointed members have the right to vote on items brought forth by committees and the leadership. All appointed members MUST 15 out of 18 scheduled meetings. They are encouraged to attend all meetings.

General Members: General members of the Teen Network Board are not limited by number. They are allowed to participate in all general meetings and encouraged to join a subcommittee. They will work with all the members on projects and recommendations that the TNB undertakes. There is no attendance requirement for general members but are invited and strongly encouraged to attend all meetings.