Meet our Chairperson

RYV chairperson Mark Dougan became a member of Renfrewshire youth voice after being an member of the Scottish Youth Parliament in 2015.


"Listening to constituents about services for young people I took the idea of a youth hub to RYV, who are now embarking on that project. I was elected Chairperson for the year 2016/17 time worked with members to register the group as a charity".- Mark

What were working on?!


RYV have been working on various projects this year to inform, educate and engage with other young people in Renfrewshire.


The charity organisation have also been actively planning,

visiting and working alongside other potential partnership organisations in the preparation of opening a 'youth hub' in renfrewshire's paisley town centre.  



Some of our events & visits this year!!


Wednesday 1st March

 Renfrewshire’s Youth Voice Local Elections Hustings 2017 at UWS Student Union


Wednesday 31st MAY

 General Elections Hustings 2017 at Renfrewshire House, Council Chambers

- This event was live streamed via facebook to 762 viewers


Friday 21st July


SHMU project. (Station house media unit)

   - Youth Hub research visit to


Wednesday 23rd August

RYV & MSYP meeting with counciller Patterson

- Introductions


Thursday 7th  - 8th September

Hull The Warren project  

- Youth Hub research visit


Tuesday 24th October

YP- Mental health Symposium at Renfrewshire House, Council Chambers

- RYV members teamed up with Youth commisoners to ask and answer questions to Health proffessionals, asking for pledges to ensure better mental health services are provided for young people in renfrewshire.


Wednesday 8th November

Positive About Youth Awards 2017

Glasgow Airport Normandy Hotel












Sign me up!

      Are you interested in creating a better renfrewshire for young people?

      Would you like to get your voice heard and make a difference?

                         We are looking for new members like YOU!


Join us every Wednesday!!


TIme : 6pm - 8pm


Place:  RYV board room

West Primary School/Newton St, Paisley PA1 2RL


If you would like to find out more contact us

Facebook: @ryouthvoice

Twitter: @RYouthVoice