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NOTICE: Due to the recent events related to the COVID-19 virus, YAC meetings are currently postponed until further notice.For additional information regarding Parks & Rec programs please visit our homepage

Applications are still open for the 2020/21 year. 


The Youth Advisory Committee serves as the teen perspective on real life issues facing the City of Belmont. The YAC allows teens to work directly with adults while remaining focused on increasing civic engagement in Belmont. The YAC is for students who want to get involved in local government, socialize and debate hot topics, and who want to better prepare themselves for college and life beyond.  

Mission Statement

Our Youth, Our Action, Our Community.


Open to Belmont residents, grades 7-12. Approved applicants will be appointed to a 2 year term. Applications are open year-round, to apply please complete the application.


The Youth Advisory Committee meets twice a month to discuss current events and plan future projects and hosts a number of events throughout the academic year.

2019-2020 Officers

Iman Sarsour, President - 12th Grade - Carlmont

Maggie Pavao, Vice-President - 11th Grade - Carlmont

Tej Tummala, Secretary - 11th Grade - Carlmont

Tram Phan, Historian - 12th Grade - Carlmont

Current Board Members

Lucy Sanders - 8th Grade - Ralston

Stella Pavao - 8th Grade - Ralston

Davinder Josephson - 8th Grade - Ralston

Olivia Long - 8th Grade - Ralston

Gabi Shore - 8th Grade - Ralston

Sophia Sunbury - 8th Grade - Ralston

Jasmine Marwaha - 9th Grade - Carlmont

Rebecca Von Tesch - 9th Grade - Carlmont

Jessica Conley - 10th Grade - Carlmont

Mira Wakefield - 10th Grade - Carlmont

Chelsea Chang - 10th Grade - Carlmont

Elyse Lemke - 12th Grade - Notre Dame

Andres Raddavero - 12th Grade - Carlmont

2019-2020 YAC Bylaws

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Supervision of the group is provided by the Parks and Recreation Staff.



Positive Self Esteem

Time Management

Middle School To High School Transition

Job Interview Preparation

Stress Management

Good Study Habits


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