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Youth Commission

About

Adult Chair: Blake Hooper

Youth Chair: Samantha Woolley

Youth Vice-Chair: Fabian Romo Macias

Council Liaison: Mike Healy

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)

Adult Members

NamePositionContact
Linda Pantoskey Youth Commissioner Email
Iliana Madrigal Youth Commissioner
Blake Hooper Youth Commissioner, Transit Advisory Committee Member Email
Fred Carroll Youth Commissioner/Senior Advisory Committee Email
Mike Healy Council Member Email

Youth Members

Leah Ahmed Technology High School
Giselle Aragon Garcia Petaluma High School
Jaret Bosarge St. Vincent High School
Emma Brown Petaluma High School
Steven Frias Casa Grande High School
Jannely Garcia Petaluma High School
Maya Greenburg Petaluma High School
Adrian Lopez Casa Grande High School
Leonardo Lopez   Casa Grande High School
Fabian Romo Macias Petaluma High School
Iliana Nordenso Casa Grande High School
Aleydis Reyes Petaluma High School
Sophia Ryan Petaluma High School
Henry Winter Petaluma High School
Samantha Woolley Petaluma High School
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