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Commission on the Status of Children and Youth Brochure (PDF 3.06 MB)

About the Commission on the Status of Children & Youth

The purpose of the Commission shall be to promote connections in our community which empower, enhance and nurture children and youth. The Commission will access resources and information to make recommendations to people and organizations with authority to create and support systems that encourage healthy development of children and youth.

Aims and goals:

Statutory Authority: BMC 2.23.050

The Commission on the Status of Children and Youth holds meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall at Showers, 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington, Hooker Conference Room, Suite 245.

Please check the city's government calendar for exact dates and times.


Appointee Appointed By Term Expiration Date
Amy Makice Common Council 2018-01-31
Matthew Hanauer Common Council 2018-01-31
Shawna Meyer-Niederman Common Council 2019-01-31
Julie Warren Common Council 2019-01-31
Isadore Torry Mayor 2019-01-31
(Vacant) Mayor 2019-01-31
Donna Bernens-Kinkead Mayor 2019-01-31
Georg'ann Cattelona Mayor 2018-01-31
Fiora Pizzo Mayor 2018-01-31

Apply to fill a vacancy

If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please submit the following application and send your resume to We will keep the application on file for one year so your application will be viewed if a position opens up.

Click here to apply

QUALIFICATIONS: Members should be representative of low income, community and social services for children and youth server providers.

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