Youth Commission

About the Commission

The Gilroy Youth Commission is an 11 member board, ages 13-19, who serve as a youth advisory group to the City Council, making recommendations on issues affecting local youth. The commission has extensive involvement with the planning, organization and implementation of programs and events in the community. Youth Commissioners serve a 2 year term.

Youth Commission Meetings

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of each month (no meetings June through September)
  • Gilroy Senior Center Classroom I, 7371 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

Agenda & Minutes

Agendas for all meetings are available no less than 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Minutes are available within ten business days following the meeting. 

View the most recent videos, agendas, and minutes.

All City Council, Planning Commission, and other advisory body's Agenda, Agenda Packets, Minutes, and Meeting videos from 2018 through 2022 are currently available through the previous agenda portal.

  1. Biruh Abaneh

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Thanmay Sarath

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Alfred James

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2024


  1. Saed Mustafa

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Emily Lai

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Gianna Garcia

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Sophie Gong

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2024


  1. Jaimee Nguyen

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2024


  1. Aiden Francis

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Maya Beyret

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2025


  1. Melanie Reynolds

    Youth Commissioner

    Term expires: September 30, 2024