The City of Mountain View Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) was formed to increase the level of civic engagement of youth and to provide the YAC with an opportunity to work directly with the Council Youth Services Committee. The YAC is comprised of middle school and high school students that represent Mountain View teens in local government and have the opportunity to advise adults concerning teen issues. The Committee consists of fifteen members and nine members-at-large.
The general functions of the Youth Advisory Committee include:
The Youth Advisory Committee meets twice a month during the school year (August - June) at 4:30 p.m. in the:
The View Teen Center (Castro Room)
263 Escuela Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94040
View recent meeting agendas and minutes.
View archived meeting agendas and minutes.
View the Advisory Body Roster for additional information.
The YAC is comprised of Mountain View residents from the following local schools: Mountain View High School, Los Altos High School, Alta Vista High School, Graham Middle School, Crittenden Middle School, Saint Francis High School, and more. Membership eligibility includes being a Mountain View resident, enrolled in 7th through 12th grade for the 2015-16 school year and able to attend regular meetings and events. Students interested in joining the YAC are encouraged to come to meetings to learn more about what the YAC has to offer. Applications for the 2016-17 school year are now being accepted. Please fill out the YAC Application Packet completely and return applications to the Mountain View Community Center or The View Teen Center no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2016.
Benefits of YAC Membership
Teen Friendly Business Program
The City of Mountain View’s Youth Advisory Committee is proudly accepting nominations for the 2016 Teen Friendly Business Program! Nominate your favorite teen friendly business by January 30th. Teens that nominate can be entered into a raffle to receive a gift card to a selected teen-friendly business. Nominate today!
Youth Advisory Committee Workplan
Current Youth Advisory Committee projects are noted in this workplan.
The Community Services Department supports the Youth Advisory Committee. For additional information or to request Agendas via email, please contact the Community Services Department at (650) 903-6331 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous Accomplishments of YAC