Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council

Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council Members

Executive Committee

Madeline Burns – Victoria Native Friendship Centre – NAFC IYC Representative

Jadyn Rae McLean – FRAFCA – UAYC Representative

Jillian Dennis – Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre – UAYC Representative

Eric Campbell – Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Center – Special Projects Lead

PAYC General Committee

Taigan Alfred – Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre

Angel Mattie – Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Centre

PAYC works to:

  • Represent youth voices at a provincial level
  • Implement province-wide initiatives to benefit Indigenous youth
  • Provide a network of communication connecting youth to the Friendship Centre Movement
  • Encourage and support BC Friendship Centres to develop strong local youth councils
  • Act as a liaison between Friendship Centre youth councils, PAYC, and the BCAAFC Board of Directors
  • Co-host the annual Gathering Our Voices (GOV) Indigenous Youth Leadership Training event