Youth Link Board

Purpose

The Youth Link Board was formed in 1991 by the City Council to oversee the implementation of Youth Link's Action Agenda and to promote the youth voice to the Bellevue community.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The Youth Link Board advises the City Council and the City Manager on issues facing Bellevue’s youth. The Youth Link Board involves youth in current community issues, utilizes youth ideas to address community concerns and create new outlets for youth opportunities.

Ongoing Youth Link-funded Projects 

  • Bellevue Skate Park
  • Bellevue Youth Court
  • Eastside Pathways - Youth Representative
  • Gumbo Night
  • Kids Care Coat Drive
  • Outspoken Newspaper
  • Teen Closet
  • The Club Teen Center (fka Ground Zero Teen Center)
  • TRACKS Action Team
  • Unity through Diversity Event
  • Youth Link Community Leadership Awards
  • Youth Involvement Conference
  • Youth Link Robotics Club
  • Youth Link University

Members 

The Youth Link Board consists of six youths and six adults appointed by the City Manager, with two ex-officio positions, representing the City Council and the Bellevue School Board. Youth serve two-year terms and adults serve three-year terms.

Adults

  • Joydeep Hazra, Co-Chair - term ends 9-30-18
  • Katherine Jordan - term ends 9-30-19
  • Jamie McCoy - term ends 9-30-18
  • Krischanna Roberson - term ends 9-30-18
  • Darrell Tsukiji - term ends 9-30-19
  • Sima Sarrafan - Bellevue School Board
  • Janice Zahn - Bellevue City Council

Youth

  • Brooke Chang, Co-Chair - term ends 8-31-18
  • Rachel Lau, Co-Chair - term ends 8-31-18
  • Ton Bodin - term ends 8-31-19
  • Ananaya Jain - term ends 8-31-19
  • Tudor Muntianu - term ends 8-31-18
  • Phillip Wang - term ends 8-31-19

Parks & Community Services Department

  • Patrick Foran
  • Shelley Brittingham
  • Helena Stephens
  • Patrick Alina

Meetings

Youth Link Board meets on the second Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Bellevue City Hall usually in Room 1E-120.  The Youth Link Board doesn't meet in July or August.

Contact

Youth Link BoardHelena Stephens

Telephone

425-452-2834

Email

hstephens@bellevuewa.gov
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