D4 Youth Council

D4 Youth Council

The goal of the District 4 Youth Council is to create opportunities for youth to share their ideas on how to address issues facing their community, the Sunset District, and the City. Our youth offer valuable insights and ideas, and the District 4 Youth Council will shine a light on the priorities shared by the youth in our community.

We will not be opening D4 Youth Council applications this fall. For more information about the District 4 Youth Council, please contact Ashley Summers at (415) 554-7460 or ashley.summers@sfgov.org.

Meet Our 2018 D4 Youth Council





Ethan Angeles
Abraham Lincoln High School
Fun Fact: Ethan speaks three languages including English, Spanish, and Japanese 

Conna Chen
Lowell High School
Fun Fact: Conna can play three instruments.

Jason Chen
Lowell High School
Fun Fact: Jason is involved with his community and looks forward to make a difference.




Luke Grogan
Holy Name of Jesus School

Fun Fact: Luke plays three hours of basketball per day.

Alexander Hedger
A.P. Giannini Middle School
Fun Fact: Alexander was caught on camera eating ice cream at an SF Giants game and his friends saw him on TV.

Kyle Hua
A.P. Giannini Middle School
Fun Fact:




Caitlyn Ju
Holy Name of Jesus School
Fun Fact: Caitlyn sang the national anthem at AT&T Park with her 2nd grade class.

Sophie Li
A.P. Giannini Middle School
Fun Fact: Sophie likes to go camping.

Lynda Ly
Lowell High School
Fun Fact:  Lynda wants to become a pediatrician.




Normando Macaraeg
Lowell High School
Fun Fact: Normando took a semester-long Mandarin class at A.P. Giannini, but the only thing he remembers is how to say "milk tea".

Neil Matthews
A.P. Giannini Middle School
Fun Fact: Neil has been in the play “Seedfolks” by Paul Fleischman and really enjoyed it.

Connor Nakamura
Lick Wilmerding High School
Fun Fact: Connor enjoys collecting comic books.




Kaitlyn Ng
A.P. Giannini Middle School
Fun Fact: Kaitlyn’s goal is to travel the world!

Julia Noel
Ruth Asawa School of the Arts
Fun Fact: Julia enjoys singing opera and has trained the family dog to sing along with her.

Josh Park
Lowell High School
Fun Fact:  Josh started his policy "career" with
Proposition F, also known as "Vote16".




Xander Patnoe
Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep
Fun Fact: Alexander enjoys acting and singing onstage.

Calvin Quick
Lycee Francais de San Francisco
Fun Fact: Calvin is bilingual in French and English, but he likes learning and studying other languages as well.

Kavi Rajalingam
Lowell High School
Fun Fact: Kavi has been learning South Indian classical dance, Bharatnatyam, for 9 1/2 years. She has performed in many places around the Bay Area.




Alex Sima
A.P. Giannini Middle School

Kailey Sjauwfoekloy
St. Ignatius College Prep

Fun Fact: Kaiely aspires to involve her peers in serving the community.

Elena Townsende-Lerdo
Hoover Middle School
Fun Fact: Elena started blogging about policy issues during the 2016 presidential election.




Ella Yam
Alice Fong Yu Alternative School
Fun Fact: Ella has played softball since 3rd grade, and is currently playing for a travel league team.

Fontanna Yee
Lowell High School
Fun Fact: Fontanna traveled to Nicaragua last summer on a two week service trip to teach English and repair a youth shelter.

Jeffery Xu
A.P. Giannini Middle School

Fun Fact: Jeffrey plays the violin, and can solve three different types of Rubik’s cubes.





Rachel Zheng
Crystal Springs Upland School

Fun Fact: Rachel performs astrophysics research at US Santa Cruz.