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Meeting Date: May 24, 2005

Subject/Title: Approve recommendation for Youth Commissioners and Adult Advisors

Prepared by: Tom Burt, Recreation Services Supervisor
Poldina Scherff, Recreation Services Manager

Submitted by: Craig D. Bronzan, Director of Parks and Recreation

Approve appointments to the City of Brentwood Youth Commission for commissioners and adult advisors.

On May 25, 2004, the City Council appointed the following Youth Commissioners and adult advisor.

Youth Commissioners:
Luke Barnesmoore 2 year appointment - new member
Ashley Clare 1 year appointment - new member
Elizabeth Cruz 1 year appointment - new member
Mickell Escobar 1 year appointment - new member
Leah Hocking 1 year appointment - new member
Christine Mendez 2 year appointment - new member
Brianna Swisher 1 year appointment - new member

Adult Advisors:
Kiko Ceja 1 year appointment - re-appointment
Anamarie Torres 1 year appointment - new member
Victor Silva 3 year appointment - new member

Terms will be expiring on May 31, 2005 for eight of our current Youth Commissioners. Seniors Ashley Clare, Elizabeth Cruz, and Cynthia Fredenberg will be graduating and will not be continuing with the Youth Commission. The remaining five commissioners with terms expiring this month have requested reappointment. Sixteen candidates were interviewed for the remaining three Youth Commissioner positions. Victor Silva, Adult Advisor resigned several months ago, and recruitment was opened for the Adult Advisor position. Three applications were received, interviews were held, and a recommendation is now being brought forward for the appointment of this position. The Youth Commission is recommending to the Mayor the following applicants to fill the Youth Commissioner positions and one Adult Advisor position:

Youth Commissioners:
Taylor Brinkman 2 year re-appointment
Mickell Escobar 2 year re-appointment
Leah Hocking 2 year re-appointment
Belinda Ordaz 2 year re-appointment
Brianna Swisher 2 year re-appointment
Belen Sidhu 1 year appointment – new member
Sarah Simmons 1 year appointment – new member
Matt Strauss 2 year appointment – new member

Adult Advisor:
Clay McNamara 1 year appointment – new member

If approved all new Youth Commissioners and the new Adult Advisor will take the oath of office at the June 1, 2005 Youth Commission regular meeting. All outgoing Youth Commissioners will be recognized for their years of service at the June 28, 2005 City Council meeting.



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