North Dakota Youth Development Council is a permanent standing committee of the North Dakota Workforce Development Council. The Youth Development Council is organized under section 117(h) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). The Governor appoints all Youth Development Council members.
Membership of the North Dakota Youth Development Council will include members of the North Dakota Workforce Development Council with individuals with interest or expertise in youth policy, representatives of youth service agencies, representatives of local public housing authorities, parents of youth eligible under the Workforce Investment Act, representatives of Job Corps, and former participants and representatives of the Children's Coordinating Committee.
The North Dakota Youth Development Council's responsibilities to the North Dakota Workforce Development Council include: