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 March 1, 2023 will be considered for the 2024-25 school year.

Apply to Serve

Meetings are usually held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the 5th Floor Conference Room, Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Ave., at 5 p.m.

Call 480-782-2216 for information.

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.


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. 


Members (19) Term Expires
Ananditha Sivakumaran 05-01-2024
Hiyun Lee 05-01-2024
Joseph Bushard 05-01-2023
Jahnavi Nair 05-01-2024
Maria Gonzalez 05-01-2023
Isaac Ong 05-01-2023
Nikhil Dholakia 05-01-2024
Anthony Bushard 05-01-2023
Aashika Dupati 05-01-2023
Victoria Jagdon 05-01-2024
Arnav Nigam 05-01-2023
Shea Lee 05-01-2024
Josh Victoria 05-01-2024
Amitesh Bharati 05-01-2024
Ziqing Kuang 05-01-2023
Nivid Singhania 05-01-2023
Dipti Patel 05-01-2023
Audrey Tungkagi 05-01-2023
Sanjana Balaji 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

Online Application for the Mayor's Youth Commission

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