Junior Advisory Committee

Purpose: Provide input in terms of The First The of Lake County programming and evaluation of the program, its staffing and Volunteers. Promote program and its benefits to other youth within and outside The First Tee of Lake County. Organize and manage the community service assistance of participants.

Eligibility:  The Junior Advisory Committee is governed by a Council. All enrolled participants of The First Tee of Lake County ages 12-18 are voting members for the election of Officers and Members at large to The First Tee of Lake County Junior Advisory Council. All committee members may attend and participate in all Junior Advisory Council meetings, however, they do not have voting rights.

Officer Roles & Responsibilities – Elections will take place annually in June with new offices taking over in September


The Council

Michael Harris – President
The president chairs meetings, serves as primary The First Tee of Lake County spokesperson and serves on The First Tee of Lake County Advisory Board and Chairs Junior Club Fundraisers

Kelsey Hayes – Vice President
The vice president assists President, serves as Communication Coordinator for the Junior Council, serves as president in the event that the president is not available

Serena Marin – Treasurer
The treasurer maintains and reports on finances and serves as primary contact regarding The First Tee national participant opportunities

Natalie Del Real – Secretary
The secretary maintains records: agendas, minutes and roster

Junior Council Members at Large

Spencer Spudic

Justin Elliot

Valencia Baxter

Nick Gulotta

Robert Patterson

Kevin Kompier

Kirsten Cole

Charles Davis

Junior Council Specific Duties
Junior Coach Assistance at Regular & Outreach Clinics
Maintain Participant Page and Photo Library on Website
Provide Input on Volunteer Evaluation/Recognition
Assist at all The First Tee of Lake County Events
Promote and assist on Participant Applications
Serve as speakers/ambassadors at civic group presentations/events
Organize and Manage at least one Junior Council Fundraiser each season

Benefits for Members & Chapter
Engages Youth in Other Facets of Chapter Operations
Enhances Marketing to Youth & Service Groups
Improves Chapter Participatory (Team-Work) Culture
Augments Chapter Volunteer Recruitment, Training and Evaluation
Promotes and Improves Participant Processes
Provides a unique Fundraising/Event Opportunity
Facilitates the Community Services of Members
Engages Members in a Breadth of “Real-Life” Learning Experiences