Meet Your 2022 Teen Council!

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Lila Perez

12th grade, any pronouns

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Katherine Kirshner

12th grade, she/her

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Erin Chavez

12th grade, she/her

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Celena Becerra

11th grade, she/her

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Iota Paetkau

12th grade, they/them he/him

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Maisy Long

11th grade, she/her

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Mackenzie Guadagno

10th grade, she/her, they/them 

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Caroline Barns

10th grade, she/her

about Our Facilitator 

Maya Battisti (pronouns: she/her) splits her time between direct service advocacy and prevention programming at both McMurray Middle school and Vashon High. She loves being a member of this incredible community and is grateful for the position she is in to positively affect its youth. Maya is the mother of two delightful humans, enjoys walking on the beach with her loyal mutt and can occasionally be seen performing in local benefits and fundraisers.

 

Thinking of Joining?

Job: 

To provide sexuality education and promote healthy decision making to the communities of Vashon Island

Duties: 

  • Provide sexuality education to classes and other groups.

  • Act as a resource on sexuality information for your peers.

  • Refer students to community resources when appropriate.

  • Participate in special activities.

  • Attend weekly Teen Council meetings and trainings.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Be a 10th, 11th or 12th-grade student.

  • Able to balance school, Teen Council and any other extra curricular activities.

  • Able to maintain confidentiality of personal information.

  • Demonstrate respect for diverse opinions, beliefs and values.

  • Able to make at least a one-year commitment to Teen Council.

 

Responsible to: 

  • Teen Council facilitator

  • Other Teen Council members

Earn:

  • Valuable life skills

  • Help in your community

  • Looks great on a resume!

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IN PARTNERSHIP



 

Part of DOVE's prevention program.

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NEED HELP?

 

DOVE Teen Advocate 

Maya Battisti

206.639.0608

maya@vashondoveproject.org

Teen Link

1-866-TEENLINK

(833-6546)

                     

National Suicide Hotline

 1-800-273-8255