Junior Board of Directors

Meet our Junior Board!

  • Kate Hynes, President
  • Karin Swartz, Past President
  • Elizabeth Bleacher, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Natalee Colon, President-Elect
  • Rebekah Anderson
  • Jessica Bennett
  • Siya Brown
  • Jillian Byron
  • Jacki Gingerich
  • Allison Given
  • Lauren Hills
  • Stephanie Kennedy
  • Sharee McFadden
  • Annie Mendoza
  • Brandy Portonova
  • Kristi Riley-Platt
  • Ciara Rossum
  • Hunter Schenck
  • Britta Schwab
  • Julie Shilke
  • Matney Smith
  • Melissa Stiles
  • Rita Whitney
  • Kristan Winand

Purpose: The purpose of the YWCA Junior Board is to foster the participation of young women in YWCA York through our participation in YWCA events and programs, the recruitment of other young women to participate in YWCA events and programs and sharing our ideas and perspective with YWCA York regular board and staff. Each member of the Junior Board will be an ambassador to the community and work to support the mission of YWCA York: to promote racial justice; empower women; eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault and other forms of violence; and strengthen our community. The Junior Board will also be a recruitment tool for the regular board of the YWCA York by providing leadership development and opportunities to its members.

Job Description: YWCA Junior Board Member

  • Attend 75% of regular meetings.
  • Volunteer for Adopt a Family (holiday season, min. 2 hours).
  • Participate in planning in at least one of the following: Adopt a Family; designated Spring event; designated Fall event.
  • Attend designated Spring event and designated Fall event.
  • Enroll annually as a Member (Basic).
  • Serve as ambassador to YWCA York in our community.
  • Provide ideas for programming and events to YWCA York to encourage the involvement and participation of young women in the organization.

If you are interested in becoming a Junior Board member, please contact us at juniorboard@ywcayork.org.

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