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Meet Your 2023 Teen Council!

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Meet 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.

Join us

Thinking of Joining?


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


  • 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.



  • 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


  • Valuable life skills

  • Help in your community

  • Looks great on a resume!

Inspiring speech by former Teen Council member Leo



Part of DOVE's prevention program.

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DOVE Teen Advocate 

Maya Battisti


Teen Link




National Suicide Hotline


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