Youth Advisory Commission


  • 4:30 pm
  • Second and fourth Monday of each month
  • Community Center
    4975 Memorial Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Additional meetings may be held as required and there is no meeting in the month of July

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings and minutes are available following approval.
Agendas and Minutes


Name Term Expires
Emily Alessio
September 30, 2018
Jennifer Barillas
September 30, 2018
Payton Bechefsky
September 30, 2018
Jagger Giles
September 30, 2018
Jocelyn Thomas
September 30, 2018
Madison Williams
September 30, 2017
Katie Chen
September 30, 2017
Penelope Amado
September 30, 2018
Francesca Di Giammarino*
September 30, 2018
Chance Lux*
September 30, 2017

Table Key

  • * Alternate members


If you are looking to provide teen input for programs and services that pertain to your peers, the Youth Advisory Commission is for you. The commission consists of nine members and four alternate members appointed by the mayor with the approval of the City Council. Members shall be residents of the City of La Mesa and must be at least 13 years and not more than 20 years of age at the time of appointment.

Members are appointed for two-year terms and serve without compensation.


The commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council on matters pertaining to programs, projects, and issues that address the concerns of youth in the community. It is the responsibility of the commission to explore and develop activities and issues that will promote positive youth relations in the City of La Mesa.