Sammamish Youth Board

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The mission of the Sammamish Youth Board (SYB) is to unite youth, adults and government to form a relationship that promotes equality and mutual respect, as well as to create integral activities that lead to a stronger community.

Local middle and high school students are welcomed and encouraged to attend meetings and SYB sponsored events. SYB meets monthly during the school year. Meetings are typically at 6:00 pm the third Wednesday of the month at Sammamish City Hall.

2022-2023 School Year

There are 54 SYB members for the 2022-2023 school year that attend the following:

Members School
• 20 - Eastlake High School
• 18 - Skyline High School
• 6 - Tesla STEM High School
• 1 - Renaissance School of Arts and Reasoning
• 1 - International Community School
• 2 - Issaquah High School
• 1 - Pine Lake Middle School
• 1 - Pacific Cascade Middle School
• 3 - Inglewood Middle School
• 1 - Eastside Catholic High School

Members Grade for Fall 2022
• 11 - 12th Grade
• 20 - 11th Grade
• 9 - 10th Grade
• 7 - 9th Grade
• 6 - 8th Grade
• 1 - 7th Grade

LEADERSHIP 2022-2023

Position Name School
Chair  Maanit Goel   Eastlake High School 
Co-Chair  Hongning Wang   Eastlake High School
Secretary  Karan Malhotra  Skyline High School
Community Service   Sagunya Malhotra   Eastlake High School
Programs  Aarna Chowdhary  Eastlake High School
City Liaison  Kavya Srikumar  Tesla STEM High School


Interested in Getting Involved?

Attend a Board meeting to provide public comment or just listen in on new ideas.  Scroll to the bottom of the page for the Board’s monthly meeting schedule. 


The Sammamish Youth Board consists of teens that have the drive to make change in Sammamish.  The board looks for teens that have creative input and have the follow-through to make their ideas heard.  Applicants should be interested in interacting with city officials, planning events for youth and helping make decisions that will affect the future of the City of Sammamish.

Responsibilities include:

  • Help coordinate and participate in monthly community service projects, such as Mayors Month of Concern Food Drive, Adopt-A-Road and park or trail restoration project;
  • Help plan and manage community-wide events, such as Sammamish BOO!, Very Merry Sammamish, etc.;
  • Maintain relationships with community members, such as the Parks Commission, School Superintendent, City Police, and City Council.


  • To be eligible for the Sammamish Youth Board, the applicant must reside, work, go to school, or perform some legitimate activity within the Sammamish city limits.
  • The applicant must be currently in grades 7-11 or in a program equivalent to the grades listed above.
  • The applicant must have a great desire to embrace the opportunities and responsibilities involved with the Sammamish Youth Board (specific time commitments are noted in the applications below

2023-2024 Youth BOard 



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