Leadership

YNPN LA IS LED BY A VOLUNTEER BOARD.


BRIAN ROSENBAUM // BOARD PRESIDENT, MAR/COM CHAIR

Brian is a Southern California native with more than a decade of nonprofit experience. He earned his BA in Psychology and Spanish at UCLA and his MSW at Columbia University, with an emphasis in community organizing and program design and evaluation. Brian joined the YNPNLA Board in 2016 as a way to expand his leadership skills and help foster a nonprofit workforce that is grounded in the values of social justice. In his spare time, Brian can be found running, cooking, or gardening.


ANDREW VIDALES // BOARD VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

Andrew is a native Angeleno and seasoned community relations and project management professional with four years' experience in public service. He is currently the Deputy Director of Impact at LeadersUp, where he supports project development, implementation, and execution. Andrew received his BA in Media & Cultural Studies and Anthropology from UCR, and recently received his MA in Leadership and Organizational Studies from Azusa Pacific University. Andrew is passionate about promoting higher education and employment for underrepresented and economically disadvantaged youth.


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ELKIN SALINAS // BOARD TREASURER, FIN/OPS CHAIR

Elkin is a Project Coordinator with the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County. He earned his BA in Management at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is working towards completing his Graduate Certificate in Public Health Leadership from UNC. As a public health professional, Elkin is passionate about expanding access to care through the use of technology and process re-engineering in order to build and sustain strong and healthy communities.


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ROB MUSCHLER // BOARD MEMBER, EVENTS CHAIR

Rob is currently an Associate Consultant at NPO Solutions, a consulting company that specializes in strategy development, capacity building, and evaluation for nonprofit organizations. A Minnesota native, Rob has spent his entire career working in the nonprofit space for a wide variety of agencies – from youth development organizations to foundations to mental health providers. He received his Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California, and holds an undergraduate degree from St. Cloud State University. 


ANNIE VOUGHT // BOARD MEMBER

Bio coming soon! 


STEPHANIE GRANDE // BOARD MEMBER

Bio coming soon! 


MARISSA BELAU // BOARD MEMBER

Marissa is the Special Projects Coordinator for Executive Service Corps of Southern California, an organization that provides affordable coaching and consulting services for nonprofits through executive-level volunteers. In this role, Marissa is responsible for major initiatives that impact stakeholders across the organization, including managing external collaborations and program evaluations. Marissa received her MS in Applied Psychology from USC, and holds a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. In her spare time, Marissa loves reading, watching hockey, and spending time volunteering with animals. 


MISHA BODY // BOARD MEMBER

Bio coming soon! 


 

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Past Board Members

Since YNPN LA's founding in 2002, many passionate leaders have carried on the work of the original founders. We recognize and thank the following individuals who have served on the Board. Their dedication and commitment have helped to make our community what it is today.

We continue to search for past YNPN LA Board Members. If you know of past Board Members, please let us know so we can recognize them.

Founder: Amber Martinez
Immediate Past Board Chair: Angela Vázquez
Amaka Obidegwu
Cassy Horton
Barbara Teel
Becca Bloom
Christine Newkirk
David Kietzman
Eileen Quinn
Gemma North
Helga Ovsthus Tonder
Julie Himot
Mariam Kwhajazada
Melissa Chen
Nene Ogbechie
Noa Oldak-Moradian
Priscilla Fuentes
Rachel Fusco
Richard Reyes
Stacey Hartnett
Wendy Levine Mertan

 


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