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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

ADRIAN JAMIESON
YNPN Phoenix President

Mission focused, Adrian is most engaged when working to turn vision into action and impact. She has experience in development, volunteer engagement, and community building. Dedicated to serving those who are most vulnerable, Adrian has a passion for bettering the lives of children and youth.

EDWIN MEHTA
YNPN Phoenix Vice President

Eddie is a motivated nonprofit professional who seeks to make a positive impact on his community through volunteering, board service, and through a variety of mentorship networks. Eddie is passionate about helping kids receive the support they need, whether through the education provided by Junior Achievement or through emotional support provided through Camp Kesem ASU.

ADAM BROWN
YNPN Phoenix Treasurer

Adam is a family man with 5 kids who loves being involved in the community. With his background in law and tax, his professional passion is nonprofit capacity building. His charitable passion is helping kids achieve through education.

BECCA ALLPOW
YNPN Phoenix Secretary

Becca is a nonprofit professional who believes in the power of nonprofits working together to achieve a common goal. Outside of her role at ACF, she is passionate about strengthening the nonprofit community, reducing animal cruelty, and helping children in the foster care system to thrive.
Julie Euber

JULIE EUBER
YNPN Phoenix Past President

Julie is a collaborative nonprofit professional who enjoys finding innovative and creative solutions to strengthen our communities. As COO at SARSEF, she promotes the development of future critical thinkers and problem solvers through science and engineering.
Amanda Eisen

LUKE AMARGO

Luke hails from San Diego California, but now lives in West Phoenix. He cares about small innovations that go a long way. He has travelled the world. He cares about veterans, immigrants and entrepreneurism.
Liz Salazar

MAX BARTOLOMEA

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NOAH BARNETT

Noah Barnett is the CMO at Virtuous and the host of the Responsive Fundraising Podcast. Virtuous is a technology company committed to helping nonprofits grow generosity. Much more than a nonprofit CRM, Virtuous is a suite of responsive fundraising platforms designed to help nonprofit teams build better supporter relationships and increase impact with confidence. Previously, Noah spent ten years in fundraising and marketing leadership roles at CauseVox, World Help, HubSpot, and The Adventure Project. He knows firsthand the challenges nonprofits face and is passionate about equipping them with the resources and insights they need to rally people around their cause.
Liz Salazar

NAQUANA BORRERO

Naquana is a passionate nonprofit executive and the owner of Bella Vita Consulting Group. As a millennial giving specialist and advocate for increased diversity in the nonprofit sector, Naquana is committed to ensuring that the nonprofit sector reflects, and is centered around, the community it serves.
Liz Salazar

AMBER CORDOBA

Amber Cordoba is a passionate nonprofit professional dedicated to breaking the barriers entrepreneurs and small businesses face in getting the support they need to thrive and create opportunities in their community. Amber is a Phoenix native who loves travel, Scuba Diving, reading, and spending time with her family including her husband and their two children, her stepdaughter, and their pug, Penny.
Megan Ealick

LEIGHANNE DOWNING

Leighanne is a school social worker in Phoenix and has previously worked in community mental health, county jail, juvenile prison, and as a high school teacher. She is passionate about social justice, equity, education, and service to others. In her spare time, Leighanne enjoys reading, comedy, drawing, and spending time with family and friends.
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SAMANTHA GROFF

Sam grew up with and in the Phoenix arts, culture, and nonprofit community. A graduate of Arizona State University she received her Bachelor’s degree in Art History along with minors in Anthropology and Art Education. She interned at the Archaeological Research Institute before landing her first job at the Heard Museum. In 2016 she received her Master’s Certificate in Nonprofit Business from ASU Lodestar and went on to work at Arizona Science Center, Arizona Citizens for the Arts, Phoenix Public Library, and currently Scottsdale Arts. She has a one year old golden retriever mix that she is happy to talk to anyone about at any and all times.
Harmony Nelson

JENNIFER GRANILLO

Jennifer is a creative nonprofit change advocate who believes in the power of collaboration for positive, sustainable outcomes in social justice, systems reform, and equity. She is most passionate about education, women empowerment and leadership, and veterans. As a California native, she enjoys beach trips, nature walks, and golfing.
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AMANDA GRYZKEWICZ

Amanda Gryzkewicz Gloyer is the founder and CEO of I Can Math, an Arizona-based nonprofit that focuses on early math skills in preschool classrooms. She is passionate about supporting college students, early childhood teachers and the education workforce.
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TIFFANY HARVEY, Ph.D

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KYRA KING

Kyra King is the current Miss Arizona for America, advocating for our youth and creating equity in education. She is a former professional ballet and modern dancer and trained with Alvin Ailey's Fellowship program in NYC. Kyra is now the co-founder of consulting firm Transformational Leadership Associates, focusing on organizational leadership and culture. She lives in Scottsdale with her two sons, Elijah and Joshua.
Harmony Nelson

ALEXANDRIA KOUUMDJIEVA

Alex is a nonprofit and higher education professional dedicated to bettering our community through access to education and professional development opportunities. An enthusiastic inbound marketer and database fanatic, she enjoys working both creatively and analytically to solve problems.
Harmony Nelson

CAMILIA OLAVE-RODRIGUEZ

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GABRIELLA RABIN 

Gabriella has experience working in grant making and has seen first hand the power of community. She is passionate about creating meaningful and sustainable change to foster a more inclusive and successful community for all.
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FRANCESCA RILLERA

Francesca is almost an AZ native and is enthusiastic to bring her corporate background to the nonprofit sector. As an HR professional, she is passionate about bringing diversity and inclusivity into the workforce in hopes of creating a more welcoming and engaging community. Creating meaningful and positive relationships is her jam.
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MIRIAM ROBLES

Miriam is a young professional in the nonprofit sector, who more than anything, is impact focused. As a first-generation immigrant and a DACA-recipient, Miriam has always been familiar with the impact grassroots organizing can have on impacting change at a large level. Miriam has turned her focus on access to education and environmental advocacy and hopes to continue working in the nonprofit sector in an effort to make it more inclusive and focus on the intersectionality of the issues that are often addressed.
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ROSIE RONNOW

As as an Arizona native with experience abroad, Rosie is passionate about creating diverse and equitable communities where every person can thrive. Rosie believes in a strength based, collaborative approach to creating sustainable partnerships. Since returning to the valley, Rosie’s work has centered around advocacy and mentorship for vulnerable youth
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YINKA SHONIAK

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SAMANTHA STEVENS

Sam might be new to the nonprofit world, but she is combining her background in behavioral therapy and event/project management to serve as the Director of JA Inspire at Junior Achievement of Arizona. Sam is extremely passionate about holistic health and wellness and will soon graduate from the Institute of Transformational Nutrition as a certified transformational nutrition coach. When she isn’t working or studying, you can find her on one of the many hiking trails Arizona has to offer or catching a beautiful sunrise/sunset.
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DEMPSEY WILKEN

Dempsey is a Gen Z designer, artist, and marketer. With a collaborative spirit, her work is motivated by advocacy, and her drivers are mental health awareness and queer rights.
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NOAH WOLFE

Noah Wolfe currently serves as the Director Of Alumni Relations & Engagement for Grand Canyon University. In addition to this Noah also has the privilege of serving as an advisory board member at the Center for the Future of Arizona as well as an Economic Development Committee Member for WESTMARC.
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JESSI WRIGHT

Working with large nonprofits in major gift development and leadership for years, Jessi has a proven track record of cultivating and engaging various generations of philanthropists. Jessi is passionate about providing mission-rich experiences for donors and building a culture of philanthropy within organizations.
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JASMINE YOUNG

Jasmine is a young professional who enjoys the interconnectedness of the nonprofit world and when she can be a resource to the community, colleagues, and friends. She is an Arizona native who is conscious of her voice being a tool to advocate for diversity and equity. Serving the community and treating others with dignity are ideals that she continuously strives for. Jasmine is thoughtful, resourceful, and adaptive, which has been critical to her own development and has been a benefit to those who know her.
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