Youth Commission

About

Adult Chair:

Youth Chair: Kylie Kerr

Youth Vice-Chair: Ava Schafbuch
Council Liaison: Kathy Miller

Meets: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 P.M. at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 North McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, 94954.

The Youth Commission consists of up to 35 members as follows:

  • Up to eight adults (ages 21 or older), appointed by Council from the community at large, and who shall be voting members. Members shall live within local school district boundaries. Members shall serve two-year terms.
  • Up to twenty youth (eighth grade through age 20), appointed by Council, and who shall be voting members. Members shall live within local school district boundaries. Members shall serve two-year terms.
  • Up to five youth advocates (eighth grade through age 20), appointed by Council, and who shall be non-voting members. Members shall live within local school district boundaries. Members shall serve two-year terms.
  • One liaison from the Recreation, Music, and Parks Commission (RMPC), selected by RMPC, and who shall be a voting member. The RMPC Liaison shall serve a one-year term.
  • One liaison from the City Council, chosen by the Council, and who shall be a voting member. The Council Liaison shall serve a one-year term.

The purpose of the commission is to be an advocate for the well-being and development of youth through age 21 in the City of Petaluma and in the five areas of their mission: health, safety, recreation, jobs, and community engagement.

Current Agenda (when applicable)

Commission Members

NamePositionContact
Jorge Servin Youth Commissioner Email
Neal Ramus Youth Commissioner Email
Linda Pantoskey Youth Commissioner Email
Iliana Madrigal Youth Commissioner
Blake Hooper Youth Commissioner Email
Fred Carroll Youth Commissioner/Senior Advisory Committee Email
Kathy Miller City Council Email

Youth Members

Leah AhmedPACS McKinley School
Giselle Aragon GarciaPetaluma High School
Isabel DavidoPACS McKinley School
Lea Fabian-DavisPetaluma High School
Steven FriasCasa Grande High School
Jannely GarciaPetaluma High School
Maya GreenburgPetaluma High School
Serena HorvathPetaluma High School
Kylie Kerr, Youth ChairPetaluma High School
Christina LangPetaluma High School
Liliana LiconPetaluma High School
Suraj RajanPetaluma High School
Fabian Romo MaciasPetaluma High School
Sophia RyanPetaluma High School
Devin RuyPetaluma High School
Ava SchafbuchPetaluma High School
Lucas StevensonPetaluma High School
Olivia TaylorPetaluma High School
Jorge Villalobos-BrizuelaPetaluma High School
Henry WinterPetaluma High School
Samantha WoolleyPetaluma High School
Huizhi YangCasa Grande High School
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