Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council

PAYC Council Members

– Shyla Elgie,

– Elijah Mack-Stirling

– Diana Charlie-Iraheta

– Samantha Jack

– Mikayla Mayner

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

PAYC and the Elders Council strategic planning session (Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2019).