Youth Commission

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The York County Youth Commission (YCYC) serves as a communications link between the youth of York County and the Board of Supervisors by researching and presenting student issues, problems, needs, ideas, and suggestions. The YCYC also makes recommendations regarding programs provided to youth and participates in their establishment when appropriate. Service on the YCYC increases members’ knowledge of local government and provides opportunities for leadership skills development and close teamwork with other students from across the county.

For high school students (grades 9-12) residing in York County.  Members of the current 2021-2022 York County Youth Commission (YCYC) were appointed on July 20, 2021, by the Board of Supervisors.  Their term runs from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022. Meetings are on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Shannon George

Staff Liaison
Phone: 757-890-3500
CHAIRMAN:  Nathanael Virgil-Fenelus
VICE CHAIRMAN:  Amari Randall
SECRETARY: Sarah Cheon

2021-2022 Members

Name District School
Amari Randall District 1 Bruton High School
Logan Richardson District 1 Bruton High School
Vacant District 1  
Sarah Ahmad District 2 Grafton High School
Connor Linehan District 2 Grafton High School
Victoria Sun District 2 Grafton High School
Alec Denny District 3 Grafton High School
Olivia McGinley District 3 Peninsula Catholic High School
Lacy Parrish District 3 York High School
Thomas "Cole" George District 4
Grafton High School
Caroline Morris District 4 Grafton High School
Julia Skinner District 4 York High School
Sarah Cheon District 5 Tabb High School
Kaitlin Sander District 5 Tabb High School
Nathanael Virgil-Fenelus District 5 Tabb High School


The Youth Commission is made up of 15 high school students, 3 from each election district. Members must be residents of York County and enrolled in grades 9 through 12 in a public, private or home school.


In an effort to gain student input, the YCYC conducts student surveys and hosts annual Town Hall Meetings in the high schools each spring where students can meet in a face to face setting with a member of the Board of Supervisors and a member of the School Board to ask questions. Finally, the YCYC performs and/or sponsors various service projects throughout the year and helps organize and/or publicize countywide high school social events to help build a sense of community among all students living here.


The Youth Commission was established by the Board of Supervisors in 1983 and is governed by a set of bylaws. For more information view the Youth Commission Bylaws (PDF).


  • Monthly September through May 6 to no later than 8 p.m. 
  • 2nd Wednesday of every month (Determined by Commission at the beginning of the year)
  • Public Safety Building Meeting Room
    301 Goodwin Neck Road
    Yorktown, VA 23692