Youth Link Board


The Youth Link Board was formed in 1991 by the City Council to oversee the implementation of Youth Link's Action Agenda and to promote the youth voice to the Bellevue community.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The Youth Link Board advises the City Council and the City Manager on issues facing Bellevue’s youth. The Youth Link Board involves youth in current community issues, utilizes youth ideas to address community concerns and create new outlets for youth opportunities.

Ongoing Youth Link-funded Projects 

  • Bellevue Skate Park
  • Bellevue Youth Court
  • Eastside Pathways - Youth Representative
  • Gumbo Night
  • Kids Care Coat Drive
  • Outspoken Newspaper
  • Teen Closet
  • The Club Teen Center (fka Ground Zero Teen Center)
  • TRACKS Action Team
  • Unity through Diversity Event
  • Youth Link Community Leadership Awards
  • Youth Involvement Conference
  • Youth Link Robotics Club
  • Youth Link University


The Youth Link Board consists of six youths and six adults appointed by the City Manager, with two ex-officio positions, representing the City Council and the Bellevue School Board. Youth serve two-year terms and adults serve three-year terms.


  • My-Linh Thai - Bellevue School Board
  • Conrad Lee - Bellevue City Council
  • Xiaoning Jiang
  • Jamie McCoy
  • Joydeep Hazra
  • Krischanna Roberson
  • Katherine Ombrellaro
  • Shiv Rai


  • Brooke Chang
  • Zach Englund
  • Derek Huang
  • Nishi Jain
  • Lucy Ma
  • Lauren Stokes

Parks Department

  • Patrick Foran
  • Shelley Brittingham
  • Terry Smith
  • Helena Stephens
  • Patrick Alina
  • Glenda Real


Youth Link Board meets on the second Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Bellevue City Hall usually in Room 1E-120.  The Youth Link Board doesn't meet in July or August.

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