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.
- 2022 Mayor's Youth Commission Minutes
- 2021 Mayor's Youth Commission Minutes
- 2020 Mayor's Youth Commission Minutes
- 2019 Mayor’s Youth Commission 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|
|Hiyun Lee, Vice-Chair||05-01-2022|
|Dhanya Charan, Chair||05-01-2022|
|Amitesh Bharati, Secretary||05-01-2022|
Alexis Apodaca, Government Relations Coordinator | 480-782-2216
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.