Volunteer Committees

In addition to our board of directors, we also have very active committees that plan and execute most of YNPN of OKC's programming (i.e. the fun and educational events you love!). We are so grateful to the following committee members for sharing their time and expertise to benefit the nonprofit community in Oklahoma City.

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Professional Development Committee 2017-2018

Zack Travers, Committee Chair - Donor Relations Coordinator, Children's Hospital Foundation
Phousana Malilay - Electrical Engineer, Tinker Air Force Base
Tessa Hochberg - Manager Development & Grants, Teach For America
Jenefar Deleon - Event Manager, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Kelsey Sistrunk - Development Manager, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Professional Development Committee Volunteers serve from September to July. They meet monthly to plan at least 5 professional development events per year including program content, logistics, and marketing. Volunteers also aid in the recruitment of new members by contacting visitors and guests after each event. Each volunteer takes the lead on at least one event per year, with the help and support of the Committee Chair.


Networking Committee 2017-2018 

Charlie Ludden, Committee Chair‎Associate Director of Project Transformation, Oklahoma United Methodist Conference
Sara Lorenzen - Volunteer Engagement Manager, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
Carrie Black - Admin Assistant for Advancement, Oklahoma City University
Nikolai Talento - Self Employed, Consultant
Katie Swanson - Child Congregate Feeding Program Manager, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Networking Committee Volunteers serve from September to July. They meet monthly to plan at least 5 networking events per year including program content, logistics, and marketing. Volunteers also aid in the recruitment of new members by contacting visitors and guests after each event. Each volunteer takes the lead on at least one event per year, with the help and support of the Committee Chair.


Other Volunteers 2017-2018 

Outreach: Joyce Hishaw-Willis - Office Manager, Metro Technology Centers
Outreach: John Rorke - Director of Mission Services, Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma
Outreach: Toni Allen - Marketing & PR Manager, Allied Arts OKC

Communications: Natalie Evans - Projects Coordinator, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
Communications: Michelle Blasquez - Assistant Director, Dress for Success OKC

Membership: Hafez Najafabdi - Sales Representative
Membership: Jessica Dietrich - Government Affairs Director, Oklahoma Association of Realtors
Membership: Nikki West - Director of Marketing, Lynn Institute for Healthcare Research

These invaluable volunteers work closely with our board of directors to recruit new members and community partners, manage our online communications, manage member records and benefits, and coordinate our meetups.
 


Professional Development Committee 2016-2017

Nicole Sukenis, Committee Chair - BabyMobile Program Manager, Infant Crisis Services
Thelma Ramirez - Oklahoma Strong Families Supervisor, Latino Community Development Agency
Shannon Carr - Communications & Marketing Coordinator, The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital
Hannah Hoogenboom - Associate Director of Development, American Diabetes Association
Katherine Craig - Director of Development, Sunbeam Family Services

Networking Committee 2016-2017

Clayton Ramick, Committee Chair - Community Engagement Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma
Liz Caldwell - Environmental Coordinator, OERB 
Jane Derrick - Communications Coordinator, Casady School 
Monica Teply - Emerging Leaders and Resource Development Account Executive, United Way of Central Oklahoma 
Victoria Stevenson – B.S. Organizational Leadership, University of Central Oklahoma (May 2016)
Charlie Ludden - Associate Director, Project Transformation
Roderick Wright - Event & Education Associate, OKC Metro Association of Realtors

Other Volunteers 2016-2017

Alternative Programming: Tatianna Cannon - Managing Director, Development and Public Affairs, Teach For America OKC

Membership: Kyle Wallace - Admissions Counselor, Oklahoma City University
Membership: Sara Norton-Sanner - Development & Marketing Specialist, NewView Oklahoma
Membership: Keeley White - Supplemental Food Programs Manager & School Pantry Coordinator, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Outreach: Olivia Zikalala - Volunteer Services Coordinator, INTEGRIS
Outreach: James Helm - PR Coordinator, Dale Rogers Training Center
Outreach: LV Crutcher - Youth Guidance Specialist, White Fields Inc.

Communications: Liz Caldwell - Environmental Coordinator, OERB
Communications: Anna Farha - Volunteer Coordinator,  Oklahoma Insurance Department
Communications: Rebecca Huron - Senior Manager of Annual Giving, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
Communications: Kyle Wallace - Admissions Counselor, Oklahoma City University

Professional Development Committee 2015-2016

Nicole Sukenis, Committee Chair - BabyMobile Program Manager, Infant Crisis Services 
Erin Matejka - Paraprofessional, Yukon Public Schools 
Jade Owen - Community Outreach Specialist, Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education Project
Shannon Carr - Communications & Marketing Coordinator, The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital
Chesley Graham - Career Development Specialist, Project REACH at OSU-OKC

Networking Committee 2015-2016

Brandon Walker, Committee Chair - Event Planner & Exhibits Manager, Cornerstone Credit Union League
Elizabeth Caldwell - Environmental Coordinator, OERB
Jane Derrick - Communications Coordinator, Casady School
Monica Teply - Emerging Leaders and Resource Development Account Executive, United Way of Central Oklahoma
Clayton Ramick - Recruiter, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma
Anna Farha - Volunteer Coordinator,  Oklahoma Insurance Department
Victoria Stevenson – B.S. Organizational Leadership, University of Central Oklahoma (May 2016)
Charlie Ludden - Associate Director, Project Transformation

Other Volunteers 2015-2016

Membership: Dominica Gordner - Accountant, Dale Rogers Training Center
Outreach: Kiera Underwood - Match Support Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma
Outreach: Ashlee Adams - GiveSmartOKC Coordinator, Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Communications: Elizabeth Caldwell - Environmental Coordinator, OERB 
Alternative Programming: Peter Evans - Executive Director, Oklahoma City Police Athletic League

Professional Development Committee 2014-2015

Bevan Graybill, Committee Chair - Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals, Staff Attorney 
Anna Geary - Development Director, Calm Waters Center for Children and Families
Erika Warren - Grants Associate, Kirkpatrick Family Fund 
Erin Hart Matejka - Community Outreach/Social Services 
Nicole Sukenis - Outreach Coordinator, Infant Crisis Services 
Jen Myers - Direct Response Fundraising Manager, Feed the Children

Networking Committee 2014-2015

Nicole Glenn, Committee Chair - Development Administrative Assistant, Dean McGee Eye Institute 
Elizabeth Caldwell - Environmental Coordinator, OERB 
Marian Cooper - Events Coordinator, Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care 
Jane Derrick - Communications Coordinator, Casady School 
Anna Farha - Volunteer Coordinator, Oklahoma Insurance Department 
Jennay Lutomski - Project Manager, Back40 Design Group 
Monica Teply - Administrative/Special Events Assistant, University of Oklahoma Memorial Union 
Brandon Walker, CUDE - Credit Union House Manager & Events Coordinator, Oklahoma Credit Union Association Networking

Professional Development Committee 2013-14

Keili McEwan - Executive Director, Friends of the Mansion
Erika Warren - Grants Associate, Kirkpatrick Family Fund
Kate Caudil - Child Welfare Specialist, Oklahoma Dept of Human Services
Anna Geary - Development Director, Calm Waters Center for Children and Families
Angelisha Jackson - student of Public Health, University of Central Oklahoma
Katherine Adams - Access to Care Director, Oklahoma Dental Foundation
Erin Hart - Community Outreach/Social Services

Networking Committee 2013-14

Nicole Glenn - Development Administrative Assistant, Dean McGee Eye Institute
Tyler Davis - Programs Associate, Kirkpatrick Family Fund
Susan Hoover - Program Relations Manager, Oklahoma Dental Foundation
Jennay Lutomski - Junior Project Manager, Back40 Design Group
Lisa Riley - Public Relations Manager, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Monica Teply - Administrative/Special Events Assistant, University of Oklahoma Memorial Union
Anna Farha - Volunteer Coordinator, Oklahoma Insurance Department


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