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  1. 1. YMCAYouth & Government 2008-2009 Annual ReportCelebrating 62 years of Youth Legislature and 22 years of Mock Trial PO Box 193 Olympia, WA 98507 Phone: 360.357.3475 Fax: 360.753.4615 Email: youthandgovexec@qwestoffice.net www.youthandgovernment.org
  2. 2. Annual Leadership MessageAs supporters, volunteers, donors and alumni of Washington Youth & Government, you have many reasons to beproud of the tremendous accomplishments of our student participants, the great work of our program staff and theincreased growth and quality of our programs.In partnership with the Washington State Legislature, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, schoolsand YMCAs statewide, we have been able to offer financial assistance to fourteen new Youth Legislature delegationsand Mock Trial teams over the past two years. We have also made great progress in reaching out to Washington stu-dents with diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds, and serving students east of the Cascades.The growth in number and diversity of student participants has also increased our need for support, and our programvolunteers have met the challenge with enthusiasm. For example, over 80 families throughout Thurston County hosted Lucy Helmstudents during the 62nd Youth Legislature, and 120 judges and attorney raters facilitated trials during the Mock Trial Board ChairState Competition. We have also added eight new members to our volunteer Board of Directors, making it the largest,and most engaged Board in program history. Despite the challenging economic climate, thanks to your steadfast sup-port, we successfully met our annual fundraising goal this year. We owe all our supporters a debt of gratitude.Student delegates to the 62nd Youth Legislature continued the program’s legacy of innovation and creative thinkingas they successfully implemented their own trial run of a Rank Choice Voting (RCV) election system. The RCV wasconducted along with the standard election process, giving delegates the opportunity to compare the two side by side.Our student delegates to the Conference on National Affairs were once again recognized as a premier delegation andseveral students received recognition for their outstanding bills and debating skills.This year, 651 students across the state took on the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a fascinating case involving therole of teachers in preventing student violence in schools. Our four highest rated mock trial teams represented us ex-ceptionally well again in two national competitions. We also partnered with the Washington State Bar Association topresent Rick Nagel, former teacher/coach of Franklin High School’s Mock Trial team, with the Flame of DemocracyAward, recognizing his contributions to our state’s national reputation for excellence in mock trial programming.Many of our Board members have a deep commitment to Youth & Government because they themselves participatedin Mock Trial or Youth Leg as high school students. One of our newest board members, Joe Jenkins (2005 Youth Gov-ernor), is spearheading our efforts to increase our outreach to program alumni. We recently held our first “alumnisocial” in Seattle, and we have created a Facebook page to connect with our program alums. Look for more alumnievents soon!We look forward to another year of growth and high quality programs for students across the State of Washington. Janelle D. NesbitWe are tremendously grateful for your support and partnership. Executive Director
  3. 3. AUGUST 2009 Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat July 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Barack H. Obama’s Birthday 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Herbert C. Hoover’s Birthday 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 William J. Clinton’s Benjamin Harrison’s Birthday Birthday Ramadan Begins 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Lyndon B. Johnson’s Birthday Notes ___________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________Phil Gardner, 62nd Youth Governor
  4. 4. YMCA Youth & Government Board of DirectorsLucy Helm*, Enid Layes*, Sam Bovard, Jennifer Joly, Mike Egan* Jim Bricker* Chris Koenig* Chair Treasurer Microsoft PEMCO Financial Koenig Chevrolet Vice Chair Secretary Starbucks Key Bank Corporation Services SubaruJudge Robert Jeanne Kevin Bill Stauffacher Dwayne Slate* Al Ralston Chris Fidler* Lewis Cushman* Hamilton Stauffacher Clark County CushmanGale, LLC Perkins Coie, LLP Communications Superior CourtDavid Namura Tom Hoemann Eleanor Peavey Scott Ferron Johnny Puget Sound WA State Senate, Marta Tolman Southeast Family Joe Jenkins* Mock Trial Krueger Energy Secretary YMCA Representative Youth Governor * Alumni of YMCA Youth Legislature or Mock Trial
  5. 5. ADVISORY SEPTEMBER 2009 BOARD Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sam Reed August 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 Washington Secretary of State 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Sharon Tomiko Santos Washington State House of Labor Day Patriot Day Representatives 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 William H. Taft’s Constitution Day & Scott Grandparents Day Birthday Laylat al-Qadr Citizenship Day Rosh Hashana Washburn 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 YMCA of Board Meeting Snohomish County YL Advisor Registration Due YL Program Committee Autumn begins Meeting 27 28 29 30 Oct 1 2 3 Ralph Munro Former Yom Kippur Washington Secretary of State Youth & Government Annual Fundraising Campaign t e n mNotes Justice Robert Utter* Washington State Supreme Court, Retired
  6. 6. YMCA Youth & Government MOTTO Democracy must be learned by each generation. VISION New generations of ethical and informed, public-minded citizens. MISSION Teach Democratic values and skills to youth through hands on experience. PROGRAM GOALS To foster the development of citizen responsibility ~ To develop social competence, problem-solving ability, and communication skills ~ To encourage self-reliance and a sense of purpose for youth ~To provide training and experience through active participation in the three branches of government: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial ~ To stimulate careful deliberation of social issues and their possible resolutions ~ To create opportunities to hear and respect varying viewpoints ~ To apply ethical values in making public policy ~ To teach the YMCA core values of Honesty, Caring, Respect, Responsibility, Faith & Fun
  7. 7. OCTOBER 2009 STRATEGIC Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat GOALS Sept. 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 Increase participation in Youth James E. (Jimmy) Legislature Youth & Government Carter’s Birthday Advisor Training programs with Sukkot uk k Youth & Government Annual Fundraising Campaign t e n m emphasis on geographic, economic and ethnic 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 diversity. Rutherford B. Hayes’ Chester A. Arthur’s Last day of Sukkot Birthday Birthday ~Enhance the consistency and 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 quality of local Mock Trial Mock Trial and Youth Legislature Dwight D. Coaches programs. Columbus Day Eisenhower’s Birthday Bosses Day Orientation ~ 18 19 20 21 22 23 24Increase, diversify and sustain the financial health of United Nations Day Youth & Government. ~ 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Theodore Roosevelt’s John Adams’ Birthday HalloweenSupport and sustain the staff Birthday and volunteer resources necessary to address and accomplish Goals 1, 2 and 3. Notes
  8. 8. YOUTH Participating ProgramsLEGISLATURE 2008-09 Bickleton Clallam YMCA Dale Turner YMCA Dayton High School Gault Middle School Gig Harbor YMCA Grays Harbor YMCA Holy Rosary School Kellogg Middle School Lakeside School Lakewood YMCA Marysville YMCA Seattle Metro YMCA Meredith Mathews/East Madison YMCA McIlvaigh Middle School Monroe YMCA Mountain View High School Normandy ParkNorthshore Home School Group Northshore YMCA Sammamish YMCA Seattle Academy Skyview Junior High Erik Larson, of Grays Harbor, speaks on his proposal during South Sound YMCA the Conference on National Affairs Southeast YMCA Springfield School Stevenson High School Stillaguamish Valley School Sumner High School Tacoma YMCA Union High School Waitsburg High School Whatcom YMCA Mock Trial participant gives closing arguments during 2009 State Championships Delegates smile during the District 5 Youth Legislature event
  9. 9. MOCK TRIAL 2008-09 NOVEMBER 2009 Archbishop Murphy Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Black Hills High School Camas High School 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 James Knox Polk & Chief Sealth High School Daylight-Saving Warren G. Harding’s Columbia High School Time ends Birthdays Election Day Eastside Catholic Youth & Government Annual Fundraising Campaign h n d p Fort Vancouver High School Franklin High School 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Garfield High School Hudson’s Bay High School Veteran’s Day International Community School Jefferson Community Center Kennewick High School 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 CONA Liberty High School Applications Due Lynden High School James A. Garfield’s Marysville-Pilchuck High Birthday School Meadowdale High School 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Mercer Island High School Meridian High School Franklin Pierce’s Zachary Taylor’s Birthday Birthday Thanksgiving Eid-al-AdhaNew Market Vocational School Olympia High School Port Townsend High School Richland High School 29 30 Dec 1 2 3 4 5 Ridgefield High School Roosevelt High School Seattle Academy Seattle Prep Sehome High School Southridge High School Stevenson High School Notes Stillaguamish Valley School The River Academy Tri-Cities Prep University Prep
  10. 10. YMCA Mock Trial DISTRICT When I first tried out for Mock Trial as a freshman, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had a vague understanding of what CONVENERS Mock Trial was and I was interested, but mostly I just wanted to get out of study hall. After the first week, however, I began to realize that Honorable Robert Lewis, Mock Trial would be more than the average extracurricular activity. Mock Trial Program Chair Three years later, I can say that Mock Trial has easily been the Clark County highlight of my high school career. ~ Honorable Charles Snyder, In Mock Trial, I have found something that I am passionate about. I Honorable Martha Gross & know from talking to Mock Trial participants from all over the state Honorable Leon Henley and all over the nation that I am not alone. It is this ability to inspire Whatcom County passion that makes Mock Trial what it is. Whether it is a passion ~ for law, a passion for acting, or maybe just a passion for argument, Honorable Linda Krese, you would be hard pressed to find a student in Mock Trial who isn’t Snohomish County passionate about something. It is this passion that makes the Mock ~ Trial world so real. Without it, we would just be a bunch of kids Honorable William Downing, talking about imaginary people allegedly doing imaginary things that King County may or may not be against the law. With it, Mock Trial is an activity ~ where I have built many of my closest friendships and had some of the Honorable Stephanie Arend, most amazing experiences of my life. Pierce/Thurston Counties Mock Trial student patiently listens to ~ arguments from the opposing team Scott Ferron, Honorable Craig Matheson, Mock Trial State Representative 2009-10 Benton/Franklin Counties American Mock Trial Invitational National High School Mock Franklin High School - 8th Trial Championship University Prep - 9th Seattle Prep - 3rd Mercer Island Mercer Island Mock Trial team with High School - 12th Franklin Mock Trial students smile from New Jersey at the AMTI competitionJustice Jim Johnson and Judge Robert Lewis
  11. 11. PROGRAM DECEMBER 2009HIGHLIGHTS Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat 48 teams competed in 6 district competitions Nov. 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 MT Financial around the state Assistance Martin Van Buren’s ~ Applications Due Birthday 34 schools were involved Youth & Government Annual Fundraising Campaign h n n p in Mock Trial statewide ~ 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 YL Student Board Meeting 4 teams represented Program CONA Pearl Harbor Deposit Due interviews Washington State at 2 Remembrance Day YL Program national competitions Committee Mtg First Day of Chanukah ~ District conveners 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 continue working on new ways to increaseparticipation opportunities Muharram Last Day of Chanukah at the district level ~ 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Coaches’ Orientation utilized experienced coaches in a workshop Winter begins Christmas Day Kwanzaa (until Jan 1) format that was well received and provided 27 28 29 30 31 Jan 1 2 useful and relevant information to all participants Woodrow Wilson’s Andrew Johnson’s Birthday Birthday ~ Presentation of the WSBA’s Flame of Democracy Award to The Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court partnered with YMCA Mock Trial again Rick Nagel increased this year to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to a graduating senior who exemplifies the values of participation at the professionalism, ethics, civility, legal skills, and understanding of the YMCA core values – honesty, Awards Breakfast and respect, responsibility and caring. This year’s award recipient was Allen Nguyen from Fort Vancouverhonored a long-time Mock High School. Trial advocate
  12. 12. YMCA Youth LegislatureBILL TITLE Over the past three years, Youth & Government has helped my growth more than any other activity I have been involved in. Starting my freshman year in theCSB 03 Grocery Bag Tax Cherberg Senate, I was a shy 9th grader lacking in not only public speaking skills,CSB 07 Time Limits for Relinquishing Adoption but also confidence. I grew very nervous when asked to propone my bill and neverCSB 08 Labeling Genetically Modified Food imagined myself as an elected official. However, after my first Youth Leg I realizedCSB 10 College During High School how much the program could do for me. The environment that had been set up, soCSB 11 Early Graduation Scholarship Fund non judgmental and open, created a perfect atmosphere for growth and risk. OverCSB 12 Metric System Curriculum the next two years, I took chances and made mistakes, but never once regretted myCSB 15 No Private Business Campaign Financing actions. I learned from each experience and watched as the program molded meCSB 18 Recyclable Prescription Bottles from a small, timid freshman into an outgoing leader that is determined to makeCSB 20 Abolish Patriot Act the program the best it can be.CSB 24 Toilet Seat Covers in Public Rest RoomsCSB 30 No Smoking in Cars with Children Now, sitting as the YMCA Youth Governor of Washington, I am ready to help theCSB 32 No Age Clause for Hunter Certification program expand across all of Washington and into any stateCSB 35 Renew Drivers License at 65 untouched. I believe each student across America deservesCSB 501 Fresh Applications for Cosmetic Samples the right to experience Youth & Government and all that itCSB 503 Allowing Non-Naturalized President has to offer. Thank you for your continued support and I amCSB 505 Property Tax Deferral looking forward to a great year!HB 028 Gender Specific Dress Codes in Public SchoolsHB 052 Biodegradable Containers in Restaurants Johnny KruegerHB 055 Mandatory Recycling in Public Agencies 63rd Session Youth GovernorHB 080 STD Test to be MarriedHB 088 Yoga for Prison InmatesHB 107 Expansion of Non Profit School Meal ProgramOBHB 08 Organic Livestock SpecificationsOBHB 09 Animal ID on LivestockOBHB 16 Library Forums on Previously Banned BooksOBHB 23 Carpool Lanes for HybridsOBHB 27 Required Alternative Medicine OptionOBHB 29 Designation of Nude BeachesOBHB 33 Expand Definition of Hate Crimes to include Gender IdentitySB 06 Removal of Cuban Trade EmbargoSB 12 Repealing Ethanol SubsidiesSB 51 Free School AIDs CounselingSB 513 Testimony in Child Abuse Cases Grays Harbor delegates excitedly await the signing of the Proclamation
  13. 13. JANUARY 2010 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat 461 students involved in Dec. 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 33 local programs statewide ~ New Year’s Day 5 legislative chambers in operation during the 62nd 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 YL Governor’s Youth Legislature Cabinet & MT District Fees Financial Due Assistance Millard Fillmore’s Richard M. Nixon’s Rank Choice Voting Applications Birthday Birthday system was successfully Due tested – the Director of 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Elections and Fair Elections Commissioners ran two elections simultaneously and results of both systems 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 were compiled in the same day thanks to the help of the Tacoma League ofBenjamin Franklin’s Martin Luther King Birthday Day Women Voters ~ 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 This year’s new schedule allowed time for a new advisor orientation 31 William McKinley’s Birthday Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Birthday meeting and an all advisor meeting prior to the start of session on Wednesday morning 2009 DISTRICT COORDINATORS ~ Students were able to useDistrict I: Eleanor Peavey, Southeast Family YMCA District IV: Mary Pryor, Dayton High School all of the House andDistrict II: Anna Parlin, Northshore YMCA District V: Michell Gentry, Clallam County YMCA Senate facilities!District III: Ryan Sauter, Mountain View High School
  14. 14. YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs When I arrived at CONA I did not know what to expect and was extremely nervous. At first I wasn’t sure I wanted to take on the role of Commit- tee Clerk, but the experience gave me confidence that would propel me through the rest of the conference. My chair was extremely nice, it was great to make a friend so fast. Presenting my proposal was scary, but very worth it. I ended up being CONA delegates enjoyed a trip to the American Museum of Sci- really proud of myself and all of the work and revision I did to present it ence and Energy and the Baker Center for Public Policy prior to arriving at CONA effectively. Unfortunately once the larger sessions came along I got a little shy and didn’t debate much, but I listened very attentively. Argumentswere very interesting and I absolutely loved watching all of the debate and hearing differ-ent views. I was astounded by the high level of speaking skills the delegates demonstratedas well as their passion regarding the issues.I enjoyed listening to the closing speeches made by the presiding officers and hearing howthe conference had affected each of their lives. It was then, and during the final closingceremony, I realized what an impact this experience has had on my life. Michelle Thomas Mitch Wilson gets into Washington State Delegate the southern way of life Erik Larson shows his Presiding Officer Alex Mech state pride during the welcomes delegates flag procession Delegates meet and take five in the famous Blue Ridge rocking chairs
  15. 15. FEBRUARY 2010 CONA is very differ- Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat ent from our state pro- Jan. 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 gram so my experience Ronald W. Reagan’s this year Groundhog Day Birthdaywas mainly one of learning.I felt like just when I got 7 8 9 10 11 12 13everything down it was timeto leave. This is why I hope William Henry Abraham Lincoln’sto return next year. I now Harrison’s Birthday Birthdayhave the knowledge baseto launch straight into the 14 15 16 17 18 19 20conference head first.Meeting people from all over Shrove Tuesday/ Valentine’s Day Presidents’ Day Mardi Gras Ash Wednesdayour great nation was amaz-ing. I certainly have new 21 22 23 24 25 26 27friendships that will continuebeyond the conference. Ialso took away a newfound George Washington’sskill set and confidence that BirthdayI will apply to my partici-pation here in Washington 28 March 1 2 3 4 5 6State.All and all it was an amazingexperience that I will re-member and cherish forever. This summer, six students from the Washington Youth & Government Program represented our state Douglas Duncan at the 42nd Annual YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs at the Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Washington State Mountain, NC. Students wrote proposals on issues ranging from a nation wide mandate of electronic Delegate medical records to a complete ban on federal bailouts to private sector companies. Washington held its long standing tradition of receiving recognition as one of the conference’s Outstanding Delegations and individual delegates also received honors during closing ceremonies. For the first time in conference history a Washington State alumnus, Alex Mech, served as one of the six Presiding Officers.
  16. 16. Thank You Program VolunteersMOCK TRIAL Dione Hauger Chris Riffle Kim Prochnau Michael & Jenny Grayum Jamie Hawk Michael Rollinger Christine Quinn-Brintnall Jenny Greenlee & Brian HancockAttorney Raters Lucy Helm Michelle Rutherford Timothy Ryan Wayne & Carol GruenKim April Carter Hick Michael Sanders Eric Schmidt Ron Smith & Debbie HallJulia Bahner Erin Howshar Lisa Sutton Catherine Shaffer Jack Brummel & Nora HallettGregory Banks Julie Kamerrer Katie Svoboda Mike Sullivan Robert Kirkwood & ValeriePhyllis Barney Jennifer Karol Avelin Tacon Lisa Tabbut HammettRichard Bartholomew Karen Kay Mary Tennyson Craddock Verser Karen Ray & Alan HardcastleNaser Baseer Craig Kibbe Patricia Todd Bruce Weiss Laura McDowell & BradChris Baum Elin King Megan Valentine HendricksonManish Borde Chris Koenig Sara VanMeter YOUTH Hank & Helen HenryTom Brown John Lane Sean Walsh Paul Knox & Sara Holt-KnoxRobert Brungardt LEGISLATURE Moni Law Beth Wilcox Katie & John HurleyTed Buck Pam Loginsky Jean Wilkinson Host Families Julie & Mark JaphetJohn Budlong Lenny Lucenko Jennifer Yamanuha Fred & Mary Jane Adair Mark JobsonKate Bullock Lianne Malloy Sung Yang Bob & Marty Albee Nathan & Cassandra JohnsonJim Buzzard Mike Mayberry Jeff & Linda Kleingartner Judges Joyce AllenChristopher Coker Susan McIntosh Kris & Dave Bartruff Dan Silver & Jeanne KoeningsBrian Considine Anne Melley Sandra Allen Diane & Jerry Kosierowski Winona & William BayesPaul Crisalli Eric Meltzer Jodi Backlund John & Shelley Lafler Scott & Cheryloy BeckwithLinda Dalton Raul Mendez George Bowden Elizabeth & Brian Lagerberg Diane BingamanJoanne E. Dantonio Jean Meyn Brett Buckley Mary Beth Lang Connie BloomNoah Davis David Mistachkin Steve Buzzard Donna Larson Luke & Whitney BowermanMike Dewitt William Mounts Bill Downing Enid Layes Michael & Cecilia BrennanIain Dick Laura Murphy Susan Dubuisson Becky Liebman Jim BrickerMary Dimke Dave Nelson Jim Ferrell Joe Tougas & Karen Lohmann Gary & Katie BriggsJennifer Elias Shawn Newman Doug Goelz Marsh & Debbie Macy Robin Zukoski & Keith BuchholzSteven Engle Cheryl Nielson Doug Haake Regon Unsoeld & Susan CampbellSharon English Kathleen O’Brien Anne Harper Mark Foutch & Janet CharlesDebra Eurich Grace O’Connor Hollis Hill Mary & Roger DeanBertha Fitzer Patrick O’Connor Bruce Heller Penny Purkerson & MichaelLaurie Friedl Rob Onnen John Hotchkiss DempsterGerald Fuller Michael Pellicciotti Stephen Hyde Corinne DowdStephen Garvey Paulette Peterson Karena Kirkendoll David DunnDan Gasperino Amanda Phily David Larson Lynne & Gary EdeleMegan Gaudette James Powers Pam Loginsky Susan EichrodtSharon Glenn Mark Randolph Victoria Meadows Jodi ElliotHeidi Greenwood Patrick Rawnsley Patricia Morgan Dean & Sharon Foster Attorney volunteer Heidi GreenwoodWillie Gregory, II Steve Reinmuth Patricia Petersen Jacki Gavin smiles after a long trial in OlympiaMelissa Habeck Kate Reynolds Sherry Peterson
  17. 17. MARCH 2010Paul & Robyn MalmbergCathy McCanse Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri SatRuth McLemoreDeborah Montelaro Feb. 28 1 2 3 4 5 6Tom & Loraine Nelson YL Program Fees & Materials Due Board MeetingTom & Liz Nelson CONAJim & Ines Parker MT Financial Orientation Assistance (tentative date)Deborah Pattin Applications DueWes & Pat PruittMelanie & Tim Ransom 7 8 9 10 11 12 13Michael Rollinger & Sarah AmesDick & Diane RussellRuth & Jack ShearerSherry Sullivan & Lee MohlerEarlyse & Larry SwiftKathleen Trotter 14 15 16 17 18 19 20Jill & Gregory Turner MT StateJanet & Scott Waeschle Registration DueBarb & Reed Walker-Tindall Daylight-saving Andrew Jackson’s James Madison’s Grover Cleveland’s time begins Birthday Birthday St. Patrick’s Day Birthday Spring beginsNancy & Mike WalshLaural & Greg WareWalt & Helen White 21 22 23 24 25 26 27Fritz & Gail Wrede 23rd High School Mock TrialPatricia Olson & Bill Zachmann State ChampionshipsJerome & Cyndi ZechmannEVENT VOLUNTEERS 28 29 30 31 April 1 2 3Dubs Herschlip State FinalsEnid Layes ChampionshipSam Bovard RoundGail Brown John Tyler’s Birthday First Day of PassoverSilke Mounts Palm SundayKim LewisJoy AdamsJenny LemstromIris Maute-GibsonLeah StrandRuth McLemoreLaura GardnerTerri Baker Douglas Duncan, Mitch Wilson, Forrest Epstein, Sarah Clinton and Laura Gardner prepare for the flight to CONAKelly & Carol Haughton
  18. 18. 2009 Youth & Government Financial StatementIncome: Program & Financial ContributionsContributions $115,155Grants $31,800Participant Fees $131,000Endowment Spending Allowance $4,700All other income (special events, training workshops, in- $6,381ner-association transfers)Total Income $289,036ExpensesSalaries (2.25 FTE) $132,334Program Supplies $19,500(subsidized through annual support, foundations, grants and sponsorships)Telephone $4,620Postage $7,500 Phil Gardner, Alex Mech, Douglas Duncan, Erik Larson (top) Mitch Wilson, Michelle Thomas, Forrest Epstein (bottom)Rent $8,400Equipment $1,500Printing $9,500Training $1,500Travel $4,000 Assets: 2008 Year EndOperations expenses $21,675 Endowments:(service fees, volunteer committee expenses, org. dues) General Y&G and Magnuson $26,935.13Subsidized Program Expenses- Youth Leg , Mock Trial and $70,896 Foster Scholarship $2,437.63Conference On National Affairs(subsidized through annual support, foundations, grants and sponsorships) Bill Sieverling Youth & Gov $37,505.93Individual Need Scholarships and Program Fee Awards * $2,711 Reserves:Reserves $5,000 Reserve Account Balance $129,488.90Total Expenses $289,036 This reserve account is made up of funds Youth & Government brought when it left Y-USA. It is added to each month with money set aside from operations. It has been decreased with a* Scholarships and Direct Individual Program Awards Awarded March deficit, and increased with a surplus.(Mock Trial, Youth Legislature and Conference On National Affairs) – July 2009
  19. 19. IN 2009 YOUR APRIL 2010SUPPORT Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri SatCOUNTED! March 28 29 30 31 1 2 3Your contribution reducedstudent fees by: April Fool’s Day Good Friday $176 per student in Youth Legislature 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 $130 per student in Mock Trial Easter Sunday Last Day of PassoverTotal costs per student in2009 were: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 $378 per YL delegate Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday Tax Day $177 per MT participant 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Youth2009 Participation: Legislature Leadership Administrative Training 461 students participated Professionals Day Earth Day James Buchanan’s Birthday in the 62nd Session 25 26 27 28 29 30 May 1 651 students participated in the Mock Trial Ulysses S. Grant’s James Monroe’s Birthday Birthday Arbor Day Notes Student delegates take a break
  20. 20. Thank You For Your ContributionsFounder ($5,000 and up) Governor’s Cabinet Sustainer’s ($500 to $999) Friends ($250 to $499)Key Foundation ($1,000 to $1,499) AAA Vacuum & Sewing, Inc. Alliances NorthwestLucy Helm AFSCME Battelle Laboratories Associated General Contractors ofMicrosoft Corporation Al Ralston Bill & Carole Koenig WashingtonPerkins Coie LLP BP Corporation of North America, Chris & Liza Koenig Association of Washington BusinessStarbucks BP Cherry Point Refinery Clallam County Bar Association Carney Badley Spellman, P.S.Washington Judges Foundation Chehalis Indian Tribe David & Judy Smith Cheri Brennan & Tom HorsleyYMCA of Greater Seattle Bill Stauffacher Douglas Beighle Clallam County Family YMCA Christopher Fidler Garrison Kurtz Coyne, Jesernig, LLCBenefactor ($2,500 to $4,999) Dwayne Slate Hal Zimmerman Don BrevikBECU Enid Layes Honorable William Downing, Gary & Loni HuffPEMCO Financial Services Grant & Laura Gardner Family King County Superior Court Honorable Justice Robert F. & ElizabethVirginia Stout H. Norman & Karen Hyatt, Howard & Barbara Wollner, Utter, Washington State Supreme Court,Washington State Bar Association, Hyatt Companies The Seattle Foundation- retired Young Lawyers Division Jeanne Cushman KISMET FOUNDATION Honorable Robert Lewis, Jim Bricker John C. & Sandra McCullough Clark County Superior Court Ken & Heidi Simpson, Ken & Ellen Nowlin Honorable Sharon Tomiko Santos,Champion ($1,500 to $2,499) Angeles Electric Company Kirkpatrick Family Foundation Washington State RepresentativeJennifer Joly & Jason Hellberg Kevin & Michelle Hamilton Law Offices of David Vail, Jennifer Jennifer Parker & Steve ClagettJoan and Keiji Yoshitomi Mike Egan Cross-Euteneier & Assoc. Joe JenkinsPuget Sound Energy Premera Blue Cross Les Schwab Tire Centers Johns-Brown Governmental RelationsSam and Linda Bovard Robert & Carolyn Wolfe ADM Thomas & Margaret Hayward Jon & Bobbe BridgeScott and Cheryl Washburn Robert & Janelle Nesbit Mark Ahida & Lisbet Nilson Marcia IsenbergerThe Boeing Company Vulcan Northwest Inc Noah Davis NCK PropertiesVerizon, Public Affairs, Policy & Washington State Trial Lawyers Pamela Curtis-Bjornsen & Lennie Patrick & Susan Dunn Communications Association Bjornsen Riddell Williams PSWashington District and Municipal Court William E. Mounts Rich Wallis Russell Investment Group Judges Association YMCA of Snohomish County Sanitary Service Company, Inc. Skagit Valley YMCAWashington State Bar Association, YMCA of Tacoma-Pierce County South Sound Family YMCA Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Coluccio Litigation Section Stuart & Irene Elway, Elway Research United Staff Nurses Union, UFCW 141 Washington State Council of Walla Walla YMCA Firefighters Fund Whatcom Family YMCA Washington State Defense YMCA of Gray’s Harbor Trial Lawyers YMCA of the Inland Northwest YMCA of Greater Tri-Cities Jodi Elliott is recognized on behalf of PEMCO for their contribution to the YMCA Youth & Government program
  21. 21. Supporters (up to $249)Alison HellbergBarb Mertens MAY 2010Beth RedfieldBetty SlateBill & Barbara Perry Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri SatBill MontgomeryBillie Young & Larry MacMillanBobbie Berkowitz April 25 26 27 28 29 30 1Brown, Lewis, Janhunen & SpencerBruce G. Hanson, LawyerCarmen CookCapitol Connection Law DayCarole H. McCarthyCarole AgnewCatherine Hillenbrand & Joseph Hudson 2 3 4 5 6 7 8Catherine Morris & Glen DoremireCatherine Whiteford 63rd YMCA Youth LegislatureCharles & Monica Fulcher Governor’s YouthChiechi and Associates Cabinet Governor’s BallCreigh Agnew Teachers Day Reception Harry S. Truman’sChris Meserve, Connolly Tacon & Meserve Cinco de Mayo National Day of Prayer BirthdayCindy ZehnderClallam County Family YMCA 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Youth & GovernmentConnolly Tacon & MeserveDan Crocker Peace OfficersDaniel J. Berschauer Memorial Day/ArmedDavid & Dorothy Bjornson Mothers Day Forces DayDavid & Linda BarberDean & Sharon FosterDebbie Merle 16 17 18 19 20 21 22Deborah & Daniel RaasDon BrevikDon & Lois BrewerDorothy EleyDoug Levy, Outcomes by LevyDubs HerschlipDustin R. & Mary KlingerEarl & Camille Hale 23 24 25 26 27 28 29Earlyse & Larry Swift MT ProgramElaine Von Rosenstiel Committee MtgEleanor DornanElliot Reid 30 31 John F. Kennedy’sFerdinand & Iris Palumbarit Memorial Day BirthdayForrest & Patricia L. AmsdenFrank PritchardFrederick & Margaret Hellberg Honorable Jeanne Kohl Welles, Isabelle Albi John & Suzy Berteaux Leonard EygabroadGail & R. Steven Sawyer Washington State Representative James & Ann Butler John C. & Sandra McCullough Les & Mary EldridgeGenevieve Hathaway Honorable John Erlick, Jean Leonard Judy & Mike Roberts Les AxlingGordon & Irene Dick King County Superior Court Jeff Hall Judy McNickle Luke & Whitney BowermanHal & Muffy Bryan Honorable Laura Inveen & G Wm Jill Sells & Thomas Kramer Kathleen Collins Marc & Jo Anne GaspardHerbert & Shirley Bridge Shaw, King County Superior Court Jim & Peggy Holstine Kathleen Petrie Marelyn & Jim CurtisHolly Gadbaw Honorable Louise Miller, Washington John & Anne Chafee Kitsap Family YMCA Marge BrouilletHonorable Al Bauer, State Representative, Retired John Noland Kenneth Comstock Marilyn Gregory Washington State Senate, Retired Honorable Sid Snyder, John & Judy Joly Larry & Carolyn Davis Marilyn Sellers Washington State Senate, Retired John & Judy Presson Larry & Kathy Gilliam Mark Urnes
  22. 22. Continue Your SupportYOUR OPPORTUNITIES IN THECOMING YEAR:Leadership Giving Levels Founder $5,000+ Benefactor $2,500 - $4,999 Champion $1,500 - $2,499 Governor’s Cabinet or Amicus Circle $1,000 - $1,499Builder Giving Levels Sustainer $500 - $999 Friends $250 - $499 Supporters up to $249 Members of the Board of Directors accept a generous donation from Verizon during the Alumni Reception at Starbucks Headquarters in JuneGovernor’s CabinetThe Governor’s Cabinet is comprised of individuals, families,businesses and organizations who contribute $1,000 or moreduring the year to support YMCA Youth & Governmentprograms. That contributing at the Governor’s Cabinet Level or “In this era of terrorism and uncertainty, it is moreabove during the next year will receive the following benefits: important than ever to teach our young about theA plaque signifying support of the Washington YMCA Youth & values, skills and traditions of democracy. CivicGovernment Program. education somehow went out of style about 20Listing in printed program materials, including the Youth years ago. Now we are paying the price. It is timeLegislature Bill Book, Annual Report, and selected signage andrecruitment materials. to catch up! Civics, the art and skills of leadership, is mighty important to our nation’s future.”Invitations to all program events. -Honorable Ralph Munro,Recognition at a special “Governor’s Reception” before the Former Washington Secretary of StateOpening Joint Session of the Youth Legislature.
  23. 23. JUNE 2010Supporters (up to $249)Marsha & Merritt LongMartha ChoeMarty & Pam LovingerMelanie Stewart & Wayne WilliamsMerlin AdvocatesMike & Judy Roberts Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri SatMike, Andrea & Colleen CoteyMimi SheridanNed Lange May 30 31 1 2 3 4 5Northwest Advocates Board ofNorthwest Educational Research Center DirectorsOscar & Barbara Soule Planning RetreatOutcomes by LevyPatricia DurhamPhilip GardnerPlanned Parenthood Public Policy 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Network of WashingtonPlatt, Irwin, Taylor Law FirmPorsche EversonPreg O’Donnell & Gillett George H. W. Bush’sR. Steven & Gail Sawyer BirthdayRalph, Kendra, Dahlen MurphyRamona MonroeRandy Dorn 13 14 15 16 17 18 19Richard & Shelley Leavitt-BaronRichard Busto, D.D.S.Richard ChapinRichard Van WagenenRobert A. & Betty McFarlane Flag DayRosemary DaszkiewiczRoy FergusonRuth Ballweg 20 21 22 23 24 25 26Sandy & Steven Wall 43rd YMCASarah & Christopher Clinton YouthSarah Hanks Fathers Day Conference onScott & Cheryloy Beckwith Emancipation Day Summer begins National AffairsSherie StorySharon & Milo McManusSteve Retz 27 28 29 30 July 1 2 3Stormans Inc.Strand ApplesSung YangTaylor PittmanTerry TealeThe Rev. Chris & Andrew FosterThomas & Tracy GarlandThomas MoakTiffany Kalili MARK YOUR CALENDARS FORTower LTDVenture Bank 2010-2011 EVENTS! Bob Wolfe,Waltraud & Kempthorne Scott Youth LegislatureWashington State Labor Council alum, during theWayne Clemetson Mock Trial State Championships March 25-27, 2011 Governor’sWayne Ehlers Youth Legislature Leadership Training April 22-24, 2011 Cabinet ReceptionWenatchee Valley YMCAWes Uhlman 64th Youth Legislature May 4-7, 2011
  24. 24. PO Box 193 Olympia, WA 98507 (360) 357-3475 (p) (360) 753-4615 (f)youthandgovexec@qwestoffice.net www.youthandgovernment.org
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