Youth Commission

VACANCY NOTICE

YOUTH COMMISSION

Replaces All Previous Notices

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following seat information and term expirations (in bold), appointed by the Board of Supervisors:

 

Seat 1, Kristen Tam, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 7 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 2, Lisa Yu, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 3 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 4, Mampu Lona, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 9 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 5, Paola Robles Desgarennes, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 8 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 7, Arianna Nassiri, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 5 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 8, Elsie Lipson, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 1 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 10, Mike'l Delfron Gregory, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 10 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 11, Lily Marshall-Fricker, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 2 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 14, Mary Claire Amable, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 6 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 15, Bahlam Javier Vigil, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 11 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Seat 17, Conna Chen, term expiring September 6, 2018, must be appointed by the District 4 Supervisor, for a one-year term.

 

Additional Qualifications:  The Commission shall consists of members between the ages of 12 and 23 years at the time of appointment. The Commission shall consist of individuals who have an understanding of the needs of young people in San Francisco, or experience with children and youth programs or youth organizations, or involvement with school or community activities. The members shall represent the diversity of ethnicity, race, gender and sexual orientation of the people of the City and County, and shall be residents of the City and County.

 

Reports:  The purpose of the Commission is to collect all information relevant to advising the Board of Supervisors and Mayor on the effects of legislative policies, needs, assessments, priorities, programs, and budgets concerning the children and youth of San Francisco. Before the Board of Supervisors takes final action on any matter that primarily affects children and youth of San Francisco, the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors shall refer the matter to the Commission for comment and recommendations. The Commission shall provide a response within 12 days of the referral date; after the 12-day period the Board may act on the matter whether or not a response was received.  This requirement shall not apply to matter where immediate action is necessary to protect the public interest.  Also, by July 1st of each year the Commission shall report to the Board of Supervisors on their activities, goals, and accomplishments.

 

Sunset Date:  None.

 

Additional information relating to the Youth Commission, or other seats on this body that are appointed by another authority, may be obtained by reviewing Charter, Sections 4.122-4.125, at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes  or by visiting their website at http://sfgov.org/youthcommission.

 

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Youth Commission website at http://www.sfgov.org/yc or from the Youth Commission office, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 345, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689.  Completed applications should be submitted to the Youth Commission by April 21, 2017. All applicants must be residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.

 

Next Steps:  Eligible applicants will be contacted by the Youth Commission staff to participate in a group interview. All applications are then forwarded to respective district supervisors for consideration and possible appointment.

 

Please Note:  Depending upon the posting date, a vacancy may have already been filled.  To determine if a vacancy for this Commission is still available, or if you require additional information, please call Leah LaCroix, Youth Commission at (415) 554-6254.

 

Further Note:  Additional seats on this body may be available through other appointing authorities, including the Mayor's Office.

 

Angela Calvillo

                                                           Clerk of the Board

 

DATED/POSTED:  March 30, 2017

UPDATED:  November 29, 2017