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Youth Council Members

Youth Council Members
(April 2015)









Mark Bowden


Claudia Corchado
Vice Chair

Workforce Investment Board Members






Debra Glass
Merced Adult School


Mark Bowden
Central Valley JATC Electrical Training Center


Joshua Lepper
Laborers International Union of North America






Mary Ruiz
Employment Development Department


Stergios (Steve) Roussos
UC Merced








Representative of Youth Service Agencies, including Juvenile Justice and Local Law Enforcement Agencies






Mary Ann Navarra
Merced County Probation










Individuals including Former Participants, Representatives of Organizations with Experience Relating to Youth Activities






Daphne Post
Merced County Office of Education (MCOE)


Norma Cardona
Merced Union High School District (MUHSD)


Leslie Reyes
Employment Development Department











Representatives of Public Housing Authorities
















Job Corps Representative






Melissa Abby
Job Corps










Parents of Eligible Youth Seeking Assistance Under this Sub-Title






Kimberley Garcia
Parent of Eligible Youth










Other Representation Agreed by the WIB Chair and CEO for Membership






Bob Bittner
Retired Youth Services Program Provider


Bernedette Castaneda
Community Member


Claudia Corchado
Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program (CCROPP)






Baljit Gill
Merced County Human Services Agency (HSA)


Mary Jane Hawkes
Community Member


Nellie McGarry
Merced Boys & Girls Club






Rhonda Walton
Community Member


Vanessa Jimenez
Youth Program Participant