The Youth Governance Team is a group of staff, volunteers and residents who want to represent young people and give them a chance for their voice to heard across Stoke-on-Trent and beyond.

Young Leaders

Name: Charley Morgan

YMCA Role: Community Housing Officer, Youth Governance Member, Youth Ambassador

Age: 26

Favourite YMCA Memory: Visiting Denmark for YMCA World Council 2022

Name: Amy Murray

YMCA Role: Youth Engagement Officer, Youth Governance Member, Youth Ambassador


Favourite YMCA Memory: NCS Summer Residentials

Name: Dan Boon

YMCA Role: Digital Marketing Assistant, Youth Governance Member, Youth Ambassador

Age: 23

Favourite YMCA Memory: Attending the 20th World Council in Aarhus, Denmark.

Name: Jade Carter

YMCA Role: Accounts Apprentice & Youth Governance Member

Age: 21

Favourite Music Artist: Anne – Marie

Name: Daniel Summerill

YMCA Role: IT Assistant & Youth Governance Member

Age: 23

Favourite Music Artists: Fisher, Darren Styles & Calvin Harris

Name:  Finlay Gordon-McCusker

YMCA Role:  Youth Governance Member


Favourite Music Artists: The Carpenters

Name: Becky Kendall

YMCA Role: Youth Governance Member


Favourite Music Artists:

Young Leaders Podcast Episode 1 – Why It’s Important Young People VOTE!

Young Leaders Podcast Episode 2 – Young People Making A Difference In The City!

Young Leaders Podcast Episode 3  – The Issues On Affordable Housing!

Why Young Pople SHould Become More Involved In Decision Making In Our City?

Why Are So Many Young People Struggling With Mental Health Issues??

What Impact Have Young People Had On 2023? w/ Adam Birks!

Welcome back to season 2 of the Young Leaders podcast! We are kickstarting the season by discussing Youth Voice and its importance in our city.

Young Leaders Podcast  Season 1 Episode 1 – Why Youth Voice Is Important?

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