Mayor’s Youth Commission

The 19 members make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding issues concerning youth in Chandler. The members learn about city government, develop leadership skills and provide community services and participate in various programs, events, and fund-raisers that benefit Chandler youth.

Are you a high school student in Chandler who wants to make a difference in the community? Apply for membership, and help support our youth. 

Please note that all Mayor's Youth Commission applications received after April 15, 2022 will be considered for the 2023-24 school year.

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Meeting Minutes

These minutes are fully searchable within each year by using the “Find” feature. For prior years meetings not listed please contact the Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2181.


Meetings are usually held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Ave., at 5 p.m. Call 480-782-2216 for information.


Requirements: 19 members (2 year term); appointed by City Council; representing a cross section of ninth (9th) through twelfth (12th) grade students. All members of the committee must reside in Chandler.

The term of each member shall be for two (2) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term. No officer shall serve in the same capacity for more than two (2) one-year terms. 

Teen Town Hall

Our annual Teen Town Hall event brings together teens from the community to discuss issues of concern to Chandler's teens and offer recommendations for practical solutions the community can implement. All private and public high schools within the City of Chandler are invited to participate through their career centers. Please contact your school counselor to register.

Members (19) Term Expires
Sanvi Lamba 05-01-2022
Hiyun Lee, Vice-Chair 05-01-2022
Joseph Bushard 05-01-2023
Jahnavi Nair 05-01-2022
Gabriel Gant 05-01-2023
Jenna Lee 05-01-2023
Layth Abdelkarim 05-01-2022
Anthony Bushard 05-01-2023
Aashika Dupati 05-01-2023
Arman Patra 05-01-2022
Arnav Nigam 05-01-2023
Jacob Marson 05-01-2022
Dhanya Charan, Chair 05-01-2022
Amitesh Bharati, Secretary 05-01-2022
Ziqing Kuang 05-01-2023
Nivid Singhania 05-01-2023
Dipti Patel 05-01-2023
Audrey Tungkagi 05-01-2023
Zoe Soderquist 05-01-2023
Staff Liaison
Alexis Apodaca, Government Relations Coordinator | 480-782-2216


Established 02-09-1995; Ordinance No. 2537, Amended 05-12-11; Ordinance No. 4300, Amended 01-13-2022; Ordinance No. 4983

To obtain an application for the Mayor's Youth Commission, please contact Alexis Apodaca, Government Relations Coordinator at 480-782-2216.

If you have any questions, call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.