The application deadline has been extended to Tuesday, April 6, 2010.
The term of the teen advisory board will be from May 1, 2010 to April 30, 2011.
So what will TDS Teen Advisory Board members do?
- Participate in monthly meetings, as well as respond promptly to periodic e-mail requests for input and feedback.
- Attend at least one quarterly meeting.
- Attend the annual Teens in the Driver Seat Summit (usually held in October/ November of each year).
- Required to actively try to organize a TDS program at your local high school and at neighboring schools in your community.
- Assist in organizing program-oriented events and activities.
- Actively promote the TDS web site and participate in online discussions (i.e. – blogs).
- Provide feedback, ideas and opinions on new program materials, safety messages, promotional items and related elements.
- Provide ideas and insight on how to continue to successfully engage teens and sustain their interest in the TDS program.
- Serve as an ambassador/leader for Teens in the Driver Seat, leading by example.
If you are tired of hearing about teen traffic deaths, this is your chance to change the way your peers drive. If you are sick of the attitude your friends have about driving, this is your opportunity to lead by example.
Teens between the ages of 14 and 17 and enrolled in high school (public, private or home-school) are encouraged to apply for the TDS Teen Advisory Board. You must be willing to commit to a minimum of one meeting a month by conference call, web meeting or in person, as well as respond quickly to e-mail requests for feedback on different subjects.
So how do you get involved? Go online and fill out the application. The application deadline is Tuesday, April 6, 2010.