Meet the Leadership Team

These are the teens on Monroe County Youth Council! They are in charge of planning events, like Global Youth Service Day, coming up with topics for our ENGAGE Series, and much more. If you are interested in joining, check out the "Join The Team" page!

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GRETA KOLLBAUM

My name is Greta Kollbaum. I am a junior at North and I have been a part of MCYC for 2 years. I spend most of my time at the pool swimming, lifeguarding, and teaching swim lessons. I am passionate about getting involved in the community in every way possible to make a positive difference!

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DEEP PATEL

Hey, my name is Deep Patel and I am a sophomore at Edgewood High School. This is my first year being an MCYC member. I am excited to get involved in our community and make a positive impact. I enjoy making art and hanging with my friends.

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ALIA GOLDSTEIN

My name is Alia Goldstein. This will be my first full year as part of MCYC. I am a junior at North, and I enjoy gymnastics, playing clarinet, and hiking. I am particularly passionate about climate activism and equity in the workplace.

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SIERRA LEAKE

Hello there! I am Sierra Leake. I am 17 years old and a senior at Bloomington High School North. This will be my first full year with MCYC. I love to spend time coloring and cuddling with my three cats. One of my biggest passions is school, I have loved high school and look forward to pursuing higher education. 

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JACKIE BICKFORD

Hi everyone! My name is Jackie Bickford and I am 17 years old and a senior at North high school. This is my first year in MCYC and I’m really excited to get involved in our community. One thing I am passionate about is the environment and I enjoy hiking in my free time. 

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ESSIE CHENG

Hi, my name is Essie Cheng and I’m a senior at North. This is my third year on MCYC. I love the outdoors and getting involved in the community through MCYC!