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.
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.
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
Supervision of the group is provided by the Parks and Recreation Staff.
YAC TALK EVENTS:
Positive Self Esteem
Middle School To High School Transition
Job Interview Preparation
Good Study Habits