Review these helpful tips about the YP Advisory Council and application process.

Meet the 2023 YP Advisory Council

What is YP Advisory Council? The YP Advisory Council supports and advises the DRC as we develop programs and events designed to accelerate the growth and leadership of the business community’s young professionals.

The YP Advisory council consists of 15 members and is made up of 3 subcommittees: Member Engagement, Programming and LEAD YP.

Participation Overview: The YP Advisory Council requires a significant commitment of time and energy. Participation involves a retreat in December or January, monthly advisory council meetings, ad hoc team meetings for YP focus areas, as well as regularly scheduled YP events and programming. Applicants must be able to fulfill program attendance requirements in order to be selected.

Individual Commitments: Each council member serves a term of two years and has the option to serve a third year. Council members must attend monthly council meetings and actively participate in various YP events throughout each year.

Who Should Apply? The YP Advisory council is for individuals who are interested in making an impact on fellow young professionals and passionately serving the Dallas business community. Together, the YP Advisory Council furthers the DRC’s mission to make the Dallas Region the best place in the United States for all people to live, work, and do business.

Application Process: Applications typically open online in the fall of each year with limited positions available due to the council member term limit. Applicants must complete the member application and have their employer support documented through an employer participation form. Applications for the 2024 YP Advisory Council are open from Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, and will close on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.

Key Requirements: Individuals are required to be a member of DRC YP and have an active membership throughout their term. Individuals also must be employed by a DRC member company throughout their term. Not sure if your YP membership is up to date or if your company is a DRC member? Contact YP@dallaschamber.org for more information.