The Gulfport Teen Council advises and makes recommendations to the City Council on equipment needs and budgetary considerations for the city’s parks and recreation programs; provides recommendations, suggestions and assistance with youth events for city-sponsored festivals and programs; organizes and performs service projects which benefit the Gulfport community; holds and/or participates in fundraisers within the city in support of the Teen Council; establishes a Teen Scholarship Program; and establishes an Outstanding Youth Recognition Program. The Teen Council has seven (7) regular members and three (3) alternate members, aged 13 to 19. Terms are for one (1) year and run currently with the school year.
Taryn Spence, Chair
Phoebe Carrazco, Vice-Chair
Sarah Eisenbaum, Secretary
Cameron Althaus, Treasurer
Meetings: Meeting are held once each month; currently held the 2nd Friday at 4:00 p.m. – Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Boulevard South.