Hayward Youth Commission

Photo of Hayward Youth Commissioners during a litter pick up event outside.

The Hayward Youth Commission (HYC) advises the Mayor and City Council, and the elected boards of the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD) and Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) about issues that affect young people in the Hayward community.

Members may also work on a number of projects and activities throughout the year, e.g., identifying youth needs, organizing youth speak outs and conferences, etc. The board consists of 21 voting members and 11 alternate members. The Hayward Youth Commission meets monthly on the 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at City Hall, Conference Room 2A.

 

Vacancies:
  • 2 Current Vacancies
  • 0 Terms Expired
Size:
32 Members
 
 
Term Length:
2 years
 
 
Term Limit:
0
 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be between 13 and 20 years of age at time of appointment and live within the Hayward city limits or within the boundaries of the Hayward Unified School District.

 

Contact Name:

Ivan Padilla

 

Contact Email:

ivan.padilla@hayward-ca.gov

 

Contact Phone:

(510) 583-5382

 

Council Liaison:

Mayor Mark Salinas

 

 

 2023-2024 Meeting Schedule  Agendas and Reports

 

Member Name

Current Term

Position 

Appointing Authority

Sophia S. AraujoSept. 21, 2021 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Leila Angelic AviadoJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Mateo Emiliano BarajasJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Josue Samuel BarreraJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Alex(a) Natalia Cervantes-FernandezJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council 
Phylis A. EssandohJun. 15, 2021 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Cliantha GerezJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Crystal Guerrero-LopezJun. 21, 2022 to Jun. 30, 2024CommissionerCity Council
Jeffrey Alexander HamanJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Ruby KumarJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Zoe Nakadama KyamaJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
William LimJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Samiksha LinganJun. 15, 2021 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Bailee Ng LyJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
James MiraJun. 18, 2019 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Itzel Aleea MohammedJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Riyah MooreJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Edward Thomas NguyenJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Temiloluwa Opemipo OgunkanmiJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Julia PatelJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Baylun Shaktipoat PerkinsJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Shreya K. RathaurJun. 21, 2022 to Jun. 30, 2024CommissionerCity Council
Penelope L. ReynosoJun. 21, 2022 to Jun. 30, 2024CommissionerCity Council
Jesus Alejandro ReynosoJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Sharana SabesanJun. 15, 2021 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council 
Alicia C. SaenzJun. 21, 2022 to Jun. 30, 2024CommissionerCity Council
Ronak SharmaJun. 21, 2022 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Niki S. ShivaJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Ananya SureshJun. 21, 2022 to Jun. 30, 2024CommissionerCity Council
Michelle VillalobosJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council
Kashish Mehak VinayakJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2024Alternate MemberCity Council
Jeremiah Sage WongJun. 20, 2023 to Jun. 30, 2025CommissionerCity Council