Youth Link Board

The Youth Link Board was formed in 1991 by the City Council. Its purpose is to promote diversity, unity and equity for high school youth in Bellevue, representing the youth voice to leadership in our community. Bellevue Youth Link Board is a catalyst for responding to the interests and concerns of young people by engaging the entire community. The Youth Link Board envisions Bellevue as a city where all young people are involved, valued, respected and listened to; where all youth feel safe and are safe; and where they can have fun. Ultimately, the impact of the Youth Link Board is to enhance the quality of life for all members of the community.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

Membership

The Youth Link Board consists of 6 to 12 high school youth members (up to age 21), and up to 6 adult members. All Board members are appointed by the City Manager, with two ex-officio positions representing the Bellevue City Council and the Bellevue School District Board. Members serve two-year terms, September through August, with the possibility of one re-appointment.

Current Members

Youth Members & Terms

  • Amanda Li, Youth Co-Chair - 2019-2021 
  • Candace Warner - 2020-2022 
  • Carlos Marquez Arce - 2020-2022 
  • Julio Canimo - 2019-2021 
  • Manish Nadendla - 2019-2021 
  • Maxim Derkachev - 2019-2021 
  • Mia Onodera - 2019-2021 
  • Nami Lindquist - 2019-2021 
  • Natalie Sarabosing - 2019-2021 
  • Omar Madhani - 2020-2022 
  • Priyanka Mukhara - 2020-2022 
  • Sarah Desai - 2020-2022 

Adult Members & Terms 

  • Angela Phan, Adult Co-Chair - 2019-2021 
  • Darrell Tsukiji - 2019-2021 
  • Devika Vyas - 2020-2022 
  • Joydeep Hazra - 2019-2021 
  • Robin Shen - 2019-2021 
  • Rosy Mendoza - 2020-2022 

2020-2021 Liaisons 

  • Councilmember Conrad Lee, City Council 
  • Dr. Francine Wiest, Bellevue School Board 

Eastside Pathways Youth Liaisons: 

  • Natalie Sarabosing 
  • Priyanka Mukhara

Parks & Community Services Department

  • Michael Shiosaki, Director 
  • Patrick Alina, Program Coordinator 

Meetings

The board meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 6-8 p.m., at different locations throughout Bellevue (includes community centers and high schools). 2019-2020 Youth Link Schedule

The Youth Link Board does not meet in July or August.