CA: Transit Agency Recruiting Students for Youth Council

Sept. 02--VENTURA, Calif. -- The Ventura County Transportation Commission is recruiting students to join its teen council for the 2014-15 school year.

The council gives a voice to area youth in transportation issues, said commission Executive Director Darren Kettle.

"Teen Council is a great way for students to make a difference within their communities," he said.

Applicants must be residents of Ventura County at the start of the school year, ages 13-19, and in grades 8-12 or their first year of college.

Applications are available online at and must be submitted by 5 p.m. Oct. 1 with a letter of recommendation from an adult authority figure such as a teacher, a counselor or a coach.

Application packages should be sent to the commission's Donna Cole via email at, or regular mail at 950 County Square Drive, Suite 207, Ventura, CA. 93003.

More information is available at

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