Subcommittees

Executive Standing Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of the elected Officers of the Commission. The Officers of the Commission include a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Communication/Outreach. The Executive Committee is in charge of making recommendations to the Commission and implementing policies and procedures. 

Meet the 23-24 Term Executive Standing Committee: 

Chair: Mackenzie Rist, Vice Chair: Lorretta Candia-Hernandez, Secretary: Ahna T. Watson, Treasure: Jake Hippsley, Outreach: Walter Helvin

Recreational Committee

The Recreational Subcommittee is the one of the three policy subcommittees that the 23-24 Term Youth Commissioners choose to focus on. The NCYC pushed to expand the Recreational Subcommittee to include Transportation and Career Technical Education (CTE). 

Meet the 23-24 Recreation Committee: 

Loretta Candia- Hernandez, Maura Griffin, Ninel Hernandez, Mario LaMarca, Harris Nelson,  Ahna T. Watson 

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Committee

The Mental Health & Substance Abuse Subcommittee is another policy focus for the 23-24 Term Youth Commissioners. 

Meet the 23-24 Mental Health & Substance Abuse Committee:

Ari Funk, Anthony Garcia, Jake Hippsley, Liliana Marcum, Sam Ove, Mackenzie Rist

Healthy Food/Food Insecurity in Schools Committee

The Healthy Food and Food Insecurity in Schools Subcommittee is a policy focus for the Youth Commissioners of the Term 23-24. 

Meet the 23-24 Healthy Food and Food Insecurity in Schools Committee:

Arianna Dragset, Roberto Gaso, Walter Helvin, Frank Post, Ana Zarate

Nominating Standing Committee

The Nominating Committee is composed of the Youth Commission Advisor and at least two but no more than four current commissioners. The Nominating Committee is in charge of reviewing applications and interviewing possible candidates for the Youth Commission. 

Ad Hoc Committees

The Ad Hoc Committees are temporary committee(s) that are appointed by the Chair of the Youth Commission for a specific set of time to target a particular purpose. The Ad Hoc Committee will consist of only Youth Commission members and consist of less than the majority of members in the commission. 

Target Committees

Target Committees will be decided by the Youth Commission at the beginning of each term and will align with the Nevada County Youth Commissions Purpose. The subcommittees with focus on a single objective and create an appropriate plan for completion.