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Youth Commission Updates

The goal of the Youth Commission is to develop and express the opinions, ideas, and visions of the youth in the county. Students on the Commission participate as a youth government allowing an enriching leadership experience. The Commission helps youth fulfill goals that they have for their community. We are always looking for ways to help youth implement projects and ideas that will benefit the community.

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Youth Commission 2022-2023

Zofia Bradford, Youth Commissioner

Zofia Bradford, Youth Commissioner

Zofia is a sophomore at Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School. This is her second year on the commission, she enjoyed her previous year and can’t wait to see what this year brings. She is excited to represent the youth in El Dorado County and make a difference. She also spends her time playing sports, painting, listening to music, and reading.

Emilia Delmolino, Community Affairs Officer

Emilia Delmolino, Community Affairs Officer

Emilia is a junior at El Dorado High School. She is excited for the opportunity to be a voice for the youth of El Dorado County. She also appreciates the opportunity to practice leadership and other skills essential for college and beyond.

Mahee Haswani, Co-Chair

Mahee Haswani, Co-Chair

Mahee is a sophomore at Oak Ridge High School. She is so grateful for this opportunity to be a voice for the youth in El Dorado County, especially for those who struggle with mental health. Some of her favorite hobbies include volunteering with Hands4Hope, competing in speech-and-debate, and listening to Harry Styles.

Lucas Johnston, Youth Commissioner

Lucas Johnston, Youth Commissioner

Lucas is a junior at El Dorado High School. This is his first year serving on the Commission. He is excited to actively learn with the workgroup to provide assistance to the youth in our community.

Grace Lawson, Youth Commissioner

Grace Lawson, Youth Commissioner

Grace is a junior at Ponderosa High School. This is her second year on Youth Commission and she’s excited to make a difference for youth in her community. She’s especially interested in creating mental health solutions for students in the district. In her free time, she enjoys reading and participates in theater and cheerleading at Ponderosa.

Macy Little, Youth Commissioner

Macy Little, Youth Commissioner

Macy is a first-year Commissioner and a junior at El Dorado High School. She has been dancing for eleven years and now helps lead dance classes at her studio. As a co-editor of her school yearbook and a member of the Academic Decathlon team, she likes to keep learning new things and be connected with others.

Avery Sheridan, Community Affairs Officer

Avery Sheridan, Community Affairs Officer

Avery is a junior at Charter University Prep High School and this is her third year on the Youth Commission. She enjoys dancing and promoting wellness and connection throughout the community, and is excited to continue the spread of positivity to youth in El Dorado County this year.

Lauryn, Sumimoto, Vice-Chair

Lauryn, Sumimoto, Vice-Chair

Lauryn is a sophomore at Oak Ridge High School and is excited to be apart of the Youth Commission for her second year. She is hoping to see students connect with mental health resources in the community. She looks forward to making a positive impact on the community through the Youth Commission.