Youth Council

The Wakefield Youth Council is a platform for Wakefield residents ages 13-18 to serve as youth leaders empowered to share policy ideas and youth comment in the community. 
Wakefield Youth Council members will:

  • learn the process to effectively advocate 
  • be engaged in town issues
  • actively participate in local government
  • communicate and advocate for youth issues in the appropriate forum(s)
  • represent a cross-section of the town’s neighborhoods, sexes, races/ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and ages
  • implement projects that will benefit the town’s youth population, schools, and the community at large

Board Members

Name Title
Catherine Dhingra Adult Advisor
Jack Dubow Chair, High School Member - June 30, 2021
Lauren Blois Vice-Chair, High School Member, June 30, 2021
Anthony Amatucci Secretary, High School Member (non-voting), June 30, 2021
Alexander Skeldon High School Member, June 30, 2021
Alyssa Toppi High School Member, June 30, 2021
Megan Cohen High School Member, June 30, 2021
Nicholas Pilleri High School Member, June 30, 2021
Summer Milsky High School Member, June 30, 2021
Uma Gerwick High School Member, June 30, 2021
Yana Herzog High School Member, June 30, 2021
Emmanuella Desruisseaux High School Member (non-voting), June 30, 2021
Madeline Fournier Middle School Member, June 30, 2021
Jenna Farber Middle School Member, June 30, 2021
William Mezikofsky Middle School Member, June 30, 2021
Amelia Fountas Middle School Member (non-voting), June 30, 2021
Ali Zain Al-Abideen H. Atoui Middle School Member (non-voting), June 30, 2021
Thomas Berinato Middle School Member (non-voting), June 30, 2021