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 senior 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, NHS, and her school’s executive ASB. Outside of school, Julie likes to spend her time outdoors, skiing, hiking, and hanging out with her friends. She also spends a lot of her time 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 senior at King’s High School, where he serves as ASB President and participates in International Club and Film Club, among others. Sam is in his second year as a Youth Commissioner and is excited to continue the work of those before him as well as start new projects to benefit the Edmonds community. He is particularly passionate about mental health resources and accessibility. In his free time, he enjoys eating, coming up with new outfits, and all things film and filmmaking related.

Seat 6: Mariana Yenter (she/her/hers)

Mariana is a junior at Edmonds Woodway high school. She partakes in various extracurricular activities that improve the community, including the Edmonds Stream Team. Mariana joined Youth Commission to advocate for change and positively impact the Edmonds community.  

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