Emerging Leaders Council (ELC)

The Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) was established by City Council on April 8, 2014. The purpose of the ELC is to:

  • Identify high school and college students with the desire and potential to become community leaders
  • Educate those students in local and regional government policies and activities
  • Focus their efforts on community service in Moreno Valley.

Mission Statement
The Mission of the Emerging Leaders Council is: “Serving, connecting, and empowering youth and young adults to become future leaders, while making a difference in our community.”

The Emerging Leaders Council consists of 9 members and two alternates. Some of the objectives include creating opportunities for public discussion of issues of importance to the community’s youth and young adults and communicating those issues to the City Council. They will also make recommendations to the City Council regarding youth-related programs, services, and legislation. Appointments are made by the City Council.

The ELC meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m., City Hall - Council Chamber, 14177 Frederick St.

Emerging Leaders Council Members

Staff: Shanna Palau
Giselle Tapia, student mayor
Term expires 05/31/17
Patrick Samones, student vice mayor
Term expires 05/31/18
Paulina Lizarraga, student clerk
Term expires 05/31/19
Wendy Acuna
Term expires 05/31/18
Alexis Castillo
Term expires 05/31/18
Mary Linda Reza
Term expires 05/31/18
Vacancy declared
Term expires 05/21/19

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