Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is a group of us who are elected to specific roles and lead the DYC in our regular meetings and for projects.

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Dartford Youth Council with its newly-elected Executive Committee 2018-19 from the October Monthly Council Meeting – Credit: Ricky, Secretary

Our current 2018-19 Executive Committee consists of:

Chairman Omolayo Oluwadare
Vice Chair Tom Gebbett
Secretary Ricky Taing
Treasurer Toju
Web Administrator David Garcia
PR Officer Princess Nwafor
Events Officer Danielle Okine

 

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Omolayo Oluwadare

CHAIRMAN

Omolayo is responsible for the leadership for the Dartford Youth Council, leading meetings and proposing ideas for the monthly meeting agenda. She served as the House Captain of Dartford Grammar School’s Wilson House.

She represents Dartford in the Kent Youth County Council.

 

 

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Tom Gebbett

VICE CHAIR

Tom’s role is to support the Chairman during monthly meetings and events. He currently attends Dartford Grammar School and is also a representative on the Dartford Young People’s Partnership Conversation.

He is fully trained in mental health first aid and has often practised his skill in the community.

Additionally, he leads discussions about knife crime and other issues that affect the area.

 

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Ricky Taing

SECRETARY

Ricky’s role is to take notes during the monthly meeting to allow the Executive Committee to plan for the following meeting in the Executive Committee meeting.

He has served on the youth council since 2015 and was elected as a Y11 Prefect of Dartford Grammar School following interviews.

In January 2019, Ricky was selected to attend the Spirit of Try Angle Awards Ceremony at the Ashford International Hotel to receive a county award for his contributions to music following a district award at the Bridge 4 Young People.

 

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Toju

TREASURER

Toju oversees the management of the financial affairs of the Dartford Youth Council. He has served on the Youth Council since 2015.

 

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David Martin-Garcia

WEB ADMIN

The role of the Web Administrator is to oversee the functioning of the Dartford Youth Council website.

David has attended trips and has volunteered with us in the annual Dartford Festival and has represented the borough on our trip to Ypres.

 

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Danielle Okine

EVENTS OFFICER

 

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Princess Nwafor

PR OFFICER

 

Previous ECs include…

2017-18

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The Dartford Youth Council team of 2017.
Chairman Matthew D’Costa
Vice Chair Joshua Grills
Secretary Ricky Taing
Treasurer James Rolls
Web Administrator Tsemaye
PR Officer Omolayo Oluwadare
Events Officer Tom Gebbett

2016-17

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Chairman Chloe Louise Gebbett
Vice Chair Matthew D’Costa
Secretary Sarah King
Treasurer Cian Gavin / Charlie Grazebrook / Dan Bui
Web Administrator Joshua Grills
PR Officer Ricky Taing
Events Officer Omolayo Oluwadare

 

 

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