Gilroy Foundation’s Youth Board
Established in 2008, Gilroy Foundation’s Youth Board provides local middle school and high school students the opportunity to support community needs through teamwork, collaboration, and partnership with Gilroy Foundation.
To 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 a staff member. Mentors for the 2021-2022 school year are Ericka Davis, Marilyn Ayala, Debbie Russell, and staff member Deb Sanchez.
Kennedy Agnitsch – Christopher High School
Allie Andre – St. Mary School
Morgan Blaettler – Christopher High School
Angelyne Chacon – Gilroy High School
Dylan Chung – South Valley Middle School
Trevor Davis – Christopher High School – Vice President
Madison Emmert – Gilroy High School – Social Media
Jamin Escudero – Dr. T.J. Owens Gilroy Early College Academy
Blake Fanizzi – Pacific Point Christian School
Sophia Filice – Christopher High School
Gabriel Garcia – St. Mary School
Victoria Garcia – Ascension Solorsano Middle School
Kai Gemar – Gilroy High School
Kevin Godinez – Dr. T.J. Owens Gilroy Early College Academy
Danielle Guerrero – Ascension Solorsano Middle School
Maya King – Christopher High School
Maana Kolagatla – Christopher High School – Secretary
Alexis Kong – Christopher High School
Toni McIntire – Presentation High School
Jiya Mehtani – South Valley Middle School
Tanusha Mehtani – Santa Catalina High School
Dylan Russell – Dr. T.J. Owens Gilroy Early College Academy
Emerson Smart – Pacific Point Christian School
Carmela Trejo – Brownell Middle School
Arabella Van Sambeek – Brownell Middle School
Elizabeth Van Sambeek – Christopher High School
Paige Zukowski – Christopher High School
Please contact us if you are interested in serving on the Youth Board.