Gilroy Foundation’s Youth Board

Established in 2008, Gilroy Foundation’s Youth Board provides local middle and high school students the opportunity to support community needs through teamwork, collaboration, and partnership with Gilroy Foundation.


Educate and mobilize our community’s youth and demonstrate the importance of community involvement, leadership, and philanthropy to help solve the most significant challenges.

Foundation Ambassadors, Emeritus Board Members, and a Member of the Board of Directors serve as “Mentors” to the Youth Board and staff members. Mentors for the 2022-2023  school year are Marilyn Ayala, Ericka Davis, Lauren Mantani, and Debbie Russell.

Representing the following schools, Ascension Solorsano Middle School, Brownell Middle School, Christopher High School, Gilroy High School, Saint Mary School, Santa Catalina High School, South Valley Middle School:

Kennedy Agnitsch
Morgan Blaettler
Trevor Davis
Sophia Filice
Gabriel Garcia
Victoria Garcia
Danielle Guerrero
Lavender Hwang
Maya King
Maana Kolagatla
Jiya Mehtani
Tanusha Mehtani
Isha Patel
Carmela Trejo
Rio Trejo
Arabella Van Sambeek
Elizabeth Van Sambeek
Paige Zukowski

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you are interested in serving on the Youth Board.

Click HERE for Youth Board Application