Indiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council

The Indiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council, or ILYAC for short, was founded by HEA 1162 in 2008. The Council consists of as many as 22 Indiana youth, ages 16-22, from across the state. The Council is responsible for submitting at least one annual report to the Indiana General Assembly on issues pertaining to youth and young adults across the state.

To learn more about the Council, you may read the authorizing statute, bylaws, and a fact sheet. You may also check out the council's blog, which is run by the council's secretary. Contact Collin Gruver, Director of Civic Education Programs, at or (317) 608-6503 for additional information.

Ryley Ruminski, Chair, Indiana University-South Bend
Katherine Carlton, Vice Chair, Indiana University-Bloomington
Tyler Reifsteck, Secretary, Evansville Central High School
Megan Stoner, Legislative Liason, Ivy Tech
Vanessa Zhao, Press Liason, Indiana University-Bloomington
Erin Alberda, Fishers High School
Tanner Bowman, Brown County High School
Cole Ferguson, Carmel High School
Jarrod Hubbard, Lighthouse Charter School East
Christian Means, University High School
Emily Rasmussen, IUPUI
Kelby Stallings, Muncie Central High School
Abby Thomas, Cathedral High School
Kaden Wood, Southport High School



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