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Purpose

YWCA York is committed to creating and developing sustained leadership opportunities for diverse young women in York County. The purpose of YWCA York’s Junior Board is to foster the participation of young women, up to the age of 35, in the organization’s events and programs, to encourage others to become involved in our work, and to share ideas and perspectives with YWCA York’s Board of Directors and staff. Each member of the Junior Board shall work to support and further the mission of YWCA York.

YWCA York’s Board of Directors is committed to recruiting board members from our Junior Board alums, giving young women the opportunity for even greater service through governance experience.

Junior Board Roles

  • Serve as an ambassador for YWCA York’s mission in the community.
  • Volunteer for Adopt a Family (holiday season, minimum two hours) and other signature events.
  • Volunteer to serve as a member of a YWCA York committee or Junior Board initiative planning team.
  • Attend YWCA York signature events and encourage friends, colleagues, and family members to join in.
  • Provide ideas for programming and events to YWCA York staff liaison to encourage the involvement and participation of young women in the organization.
  • Junior Board members are encouraged to make an annual donation to a program, event, or appeal that speaks to your passion for the organization.
  • Attend a Board of Directors meeting based on a rotating schedule.
  • Attend 75% of regular meetings which are held at noon on the first Thursday of the month.

Members 2021-22

Samantha Ceela, President

Carrie Becker, Past-President

Korri Colon, President-elect

Alexa Bejaran, Secretary

Rebecca Arbogast

Jessica Bennett

Katie Hershey

Sara Kroboth

Kristen McGuire

Ashlyn Oberdorff

Hunter Schenck

Samantha Smith

Morgan Snyder

Sarah Van Vleet