Youth Commission Board 

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The Needham Youth Commission Board is an advisory group overseeing the work of Needham Youth Services. The board comprised of eight representatives appointed by the Park and Recreation Department, Needham Town Moderator, Needham School Committee, Needham Superintendent of Schools, Needham Police Department, Needham Finance Committee, and the Needham Select Board


  • Julie Stevens, Chair
    Appointed by the Finance Committee
  • Susan Patkin, Vice-Chair
    Appointed by the Town Moderator 
  • David Bookston
    Appointed by the School Committee
  • Massiel Gallardo
    Appointed by the Select Board
  • William Holland
    Appointed by the Superintendent of Schools
  • Jill Mullaney
    Appointed by the Superintendent of Schools
  • Nicole McMahon
    Appointed by the Police Department
  • Karen Mullen
    Appointed by Park and Recreation

Meeting Agendas:

Meeting Minutes:

Additional Information:

  • Meetings are generally held on the second Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted)
  • Meetings are held at Town Hall (unless otherwise noted)