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 2016-17 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 2017-18 school year are now available. Download your application:
Applications are due no later than 5:00pm on Monday, April 3, 2017. Completed Applications, with supplemental questionnaire and letter of recommendation, can be submitted by mail/drop-off to one of the below locations:
City of Mountain View Recreation Division, Attn: Maureen Grzan-Pieracci, 201 S. Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
The View Teen Center, Attn: Maureen Grzan-Pieracci, 263 Escuela Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
You will be contacted once your application is received to inform you if you have been chosen to participate in an interview. If you have any questions about the Committee or the application process, please contact Maureen Grzan-Pieracci at (650) 903-6404.
Benefits of YAC Membership
Teen Friendly Business Program
The City of Mountain View’s Youth Advisory Committee will be accepting nominations for the 2017 Teen Friendly Business Program shortly.
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