Building the Pipeline of Leadership in Walnut Creek
The purpose of the Youth Leadership Commission is to engage the future leaders of Walnut Creek by encouraging youth to take an active leadership role in the community. Commissioners interact with and learn about Walnut Creek local government, complete a policy/service project and provide a youth perspective on issues within the community to the City Council.
Youth Leadership Commission
|Gabriella Matteucci||Orinda Academy|
|Carly Ortega (Vice Chair)||Northgate High School|
|Tara McAteer||Campolindo High School|
|Laila Amro||Las Lomas High School|
|Isabella Millet||The Athenian School|
|Morgan Barrientos||Monte Vista High School|
|Grace Sherwood||Carondelet High School|
|Surya Dham||Northgate High School|
|Kevin Deng||Campolindo High School|
|Sevien Aubuchon||Bentley High School|
|Sean Hartman||College Park High School|
|Joey Anders||De La Salle|
|Jack Casey (Chair)||Northgate High School|
|Nathan Seaway||Las Lomas High School|
|Meg Giatzis||Northgate High School|
Who can participate?
High school students (incoming 9th graders to 12th graders) who live in Walnut Creek.
What's the commitment?
Commissioners may serve for two years.
When does the Commission meet?
During the fall, the Commission focuses on learning about the Walnut Creek community and government. In the spring, the Commission works together to develop and complete a project of their choosing that benefits the community. Meetings are scheduled based on the availability of the Commissioners-about 2x per month.
How do I apply?
Students who are interested must complete an application and be interviewed by current Youth Leadership Commissioners and City Staff. The City is currently accepting applications. Apply below. The deadline to apply is Friday, August 24, 2018 at noon.
Contact Staff liaison, Carla Hansen, Assistant to the City Manager, Hansen@walnut-creek.org