Youth Commission

EDMONDS YOUTH COMMISSION

Mission
City of Edmonds Youth Commission is a youth-led commission whose mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance the quality of life for Edmonds youth by advising City Council and the public on issues relating to youth policies, programs, and opportunities.

Terms
Members shall be appointed to a term of two (2) years beginning October 1st and ending September 30th. Graduating seniors will be appreciated as they leave the commission in June, and new appointments will be made for those vacant positions the following October. Application and reference forms will be available at the start of September.

Eligibility
To be eligible to serve on the commission you need to live within the City of Edmonds city limits. Candidates must be entering grades 9 through 12, or be of equivalent age if not enrolled in a traditional school program.

 

Get to know the 2022-2023 Edmonds Youth Commissioners

Seat 1:Vacant

Seat 2: Vacant

Seat 3: Julie Andres (she/her/hers)

Julie is a junior at Edmonds Woodway High School who enjoys being an active member in her school community. In school, she participates in tennis, and involves herself in leadership roles such as LINK crew and NHS. Outside of school, Julie likes to spend her time outdoors, skiing, hiking, and hanging out with her friends. During quarantine she spent most hours drawing and painting and is proud to have her art submitted into the Arts in Action event. Julie is looking forward to working with others to create a positive impact for Edmonds youth!  

Seat 4: Vacant 

Seat 5: Sam Yi (he/him/his)

Sam is junior at King’s High School, where he participates in Speech & Debate, various clubs, and Associated Student Body as Junior Class President. Sam is new to Edmonds Youth Commission this year and is truly grateful and excited to serve with a fantastic group of people and get more involved with volunteer work in the Edmonds community. He hopes to make mental health resources more accessible and increase mental health awareness for local youth during his time on the commission. In his free time, he enjoys discovering restaurants in Edmonds, listening to music, and drinking a little bit too much boba tea.

Seat 6: Mariana Yenter (she/her/hers)

Mariana is a sophomore at Edmonds Woodway high school. She participates in sports and a variety of extracurricular activities that make her and the community better. Mariana joined the Edmonds Youth Commission to advocate for change and make a positive impact on the community of Edmonds.

Seat 7: Vacant 

Seat 8: Vacant

Seat 9: Vacant 

Seat 10 (alternate): Vacant

Seat 11 (alternate): Vacant

Meeting Information:

The commission meets September through June from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in person. 

Special meetings and retreats may be held during July and August as needed, as determined by the youth commissioners.

(Meetings are subject to change.)

Youth Commission Info

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Youth Commission

Contact Information:

Casey Colley (she/her/hers)
Youth Commission Coordinator
Telephone: (425) 275-4751
E-mail: [email protected]

Shannon Burley (she/her/hers)
Deputy Parks Director
Telephone: (425) 771-0232
E-mail: [email protected]

700 Main Street
Edmonds WA 98020

Meeting Information:

The commission meets September through June from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Special meetings and retreats may be held during July and August as needed, as determined by the youth commissioners.

(Meetings are subject to change.)

Commission Members:

Seat 1: Vacant

Seat 2: Vacant 

Seat 3: Julie Andres

Seat 4: Vacant

Seat 5: Sam Yi

Seat 6: Mariana Yenter

Seat 7: Vacant

Seat 8: Vacant

Seat 9: Vacant

Seat 10 (alternate): Vacant

Seat 11 (alternate): Vacant