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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
Kathy Miller City Council Email

Youth Members

Leah AhmedTechnology High School
Giselle Aragon GarciaPetaluma High School
Jaret BosargeSt. Vincent High School
Emma BrownPetaluma High School
Steven FriasCasa Grande High School
Jannely GarciaPetaluma High School
Maya GreenburgPetaluma High School
Adrian LopezCasa Grande High School
Leonardo Lopez  Casa Grande High School
Fabian Romo MaciasPetaluma High School
Iliana NordensoCasa Grande High School
Aleydis ReyesPetaluma High School
Sophia RyanPetaluma High School
Henry WinterPetaluma High School
Samantha WoolleyPetaluma High School
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