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Youth Commission

The Youth Commission will function as a working body of Tlingit & Haida and provides an opportunity for youth to develop leadership skills and learn about Tlingit & Haida’s governing structure, parliamentary procedures, resolution drafting and effective tools for advocacy.

2023-2025 Youth Commission Officers

Sabena Allen
President

Elizah Dominy
1st Vice President


Tiadola Silva
2nd Vice President

Rebecca Estrin
Secretary

Christianna Edwards
Member at Large

Savannah Nishe
Member at Large

Lauryn Framke
Emerging Leader

   

 

2023-2025 Youth Commission Delegates

 

Angoon
Tiadola Silva

Haines
Reven Hotch

Juneau
Tria Browers

Lauryn Framke

Sitka
Sabena Allen
Marlis Boord
Brittany Kembel

Kake
Drew Jackson

Ketchikan
Savannah Neishe

Shania Murphy

Rebecca Estrin

Seattle
Elizah Dominy
Christianna Edwards
Marjorie Barker

Sitka
Marlis Boord

Sabena Allen

 

How to Join the Youth Commission

Tlingit & Haida will be accepting applications in 2025 from tribal citizen youth who are interested in joining the Tribe’s newly established Youth Commission. Up to three representatives per Tlingit & Haida community shall be appointed by the Tlingit & Haida President to serve a two-year term on the Youth Commission.

How to Apply:

  • Complete an application and submit to otp@tlingitandhaida.gov

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an enrolled tribal citizen of Tlingit & Haida
  • Must be between the ages of 15-27.

Application Deadline: TBA

Youth Commission Documents