Youth Board


Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

No late submissions will be accepted.


Meeting Dates and Times

The Youth Board meets at 3:30 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month in the Community & Library Services Department, 5th Floor, 2000 Main Street, Civic Center.


The objective of the Huntington Beach Youth Board is to act as a voluntary advisory board to the Huntington Beach City Council regarding youth achievements, problems and needs. The board will represent, involve and promote youth participation in community affairs.


Section I. Preamble

The City Council of the City of Huntington Beach, California, having passed a Resolution, thus establishing the Huntington Beach Youth Board has deemed it necessary that we, the Youth Board members, shall promulgate these following bylaws. We are pledged to represent, delegate and encourage youth involvement in the community and to act at all times under the statutes outlined in Resolution No. 5032. In full understanding of our responsibilities as representatives of youth and our community, we hereby do ordain and establish the following bylaws for the Huntington Beach Youth Board.

Section II. Composition of Board

A. General Composition

The Huntington Beach Youth Board shall be composed in the following manner:

B. Term of Service

Members of the Youth Board shall be appointed annually in June and shall serve a term of one year. After serving they must be reappointed by the City Council in order to continue serving on the Youth Board. A member's term shall end immediately if one of the vacancy conditions occurs.

C. Vacancies

A vacancy of a seat on the Youth Board shall occur under any of the following conditions:

For school representative vacancies on the Youth Board, the Board shall recommend to City Council that the seats shall be filled by any eligible at large members, otherwise vacancies will be filled by Council appointment.

In the event a member retires or is unable to complete his/her term, an appointment shall be made to fill the remainder of the unexpired term. To apply to become a member, please fill out the Boards & Commission Application.

Section III. Duties of Members

The Huntington Beach Youth Board members shall keep the City Council apprised of youth and community needs and interests, and shall commit themselves to the accomplishment of the following objectives:

Duties defined:

Section IV. Meetings

All meetings of the Board shall be open and public, except for such matters as may lawfully be considered in executive session. Regular meetings shall be held monthly on the second Monday of each month at the hour of 3:30 p.m. in public meeting rooms. A regular meeting may be adjourned to a date certain which shall be specified in the order of adjournment and, when so adjourned, shall be a regular meeting for all purposes. Such adjourned meeting may likewise be adjourned and, when so adjourned, shall be a regular meeting for all purposes. In the event a regular meeting date falls on a legal holiday, such meeting date shall be deemed to be the day following such holiday.

A special meeting may be called at any time by either the Chair or Vice Chair by delivering personally or by mail written notice to each member of the Board and to each local newspaper of general circulation, radio or television station requesting notice in writing. Such notice must be delivered personally or by mail, at least twenty-four (24) hours before the time of such meeting, as specified in the notice. The call and notice shall specify the time and place of the special meeting and the business to be transacted. No other business shall be considered at such meeting by the Board. Such written notice may be dispensed with as to any member who, at or prior to the time the meeting convenes, files with the Secretary of the Board a written waiver of notice. Such waiver may be given by telegram. Such written notice may also be dispensed with as to any member who is actually present at the meeting at the time it convenes.

Section V. Order of Business

At each meeting of the Youth board, Minutes will be taken by the Recording Secretary to the Board and an official agenda will also be followed. An agenda for each meeting will be mailed or e-mailed to every member of the Youth Board (or sent by other means) prior to the meeting, and will outline business to be discussed. Furthermore, regular meetings of the Youth Board will follow standard Parliamentary Procedures as exemplified in the "Robert's Rules of Order-Revised."

Section VI. Committees

Section VII. Amendments

Member Term Expires 5/31/2023
Youth Board Member
High School
Acacia Bartel Marina  
Luke Blankenbaker Huntington Beach  
Faith Nguyen Edison  
Kenady Osborne Marina  
Colin Parrott Huntington Beach  
Olivia Pham Huntington Beach  
Sarah Rizvi Ocean View  
Adam Vo Edison  
Kai Wong Huntington Beach  

Council Liaisons
Kim Carr
Natalie Moser

Staff Liaison
Molly Uemura
Community & Library Services Supervisor - Specific & Beach Events
[email protected]

Agendas & Minutes

Did you know?

Zoning Administrator meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Meeting Agendas, Action Agendas, and Minutes are available to view online.

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