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YNPN Phoenix 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.

YNPN Phoenix Vice President

Naquana is a passionate nonprofit executive who currently serves as the chief fundraiser for Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona. She is also 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. Naquana has worked in numerous program areas including the arts, education and civil law , but is most passionate about solving racial disparities in the housing and homelessness sector. A native New Yorker, she now resides in South Phoenix with her husband and enjoys cooking and baking for all who will eat. Fun fact, before she began Naquana working in nonprofit, she was a trained opera singer!

YNPN Phoenix Treasurer

Liz Salazar

YNPN Phoenix Secretary

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.

Adrian (Tapp) Jamieson

YNPN Phoenix Past 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.
Harmony Nelson


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


Kate is an award-winning strategic communicator, who is passionate about telling stories that elicit change. A graduate of the University of Portland, she received a dual degree in English and French Studies, before earning her master’s in Mass Communication at Arizona State University. A Fulbright Fellow in 2016, Kate went on to work for a national newsroom and a Fortune 100 insurance company before settling into her role as external communications manager at Valley Schools Management Group. Her work is published in several news organizations, including The Philly Inquirer, The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Phoenix New Times, Willamette Week, Electronic Products & Technology Magazine, and more.
Harmony Nelson


With a degree in Business Public Policy and Public Service and a certification as a Certified Nonprofit Professional, Ramiah's goal is to combine her passion of business principles and heart for the nonprofit community into one. Her love of connecting with people, led her to coordinating and managing volunteer events and volunteers for the past 7 years and continues to do so, as she guides others into making a difference in the community. Ramiah is on a mission to fight for justice and will continue to do so until everyone sees themselves represented in every aspect of society. She is excited to join the board for the Young Nonprofit Professional Network and connect with other young professionals to create a diverse and equitable community.
Harmony Nelson


Taylor is an Education Manager with an interest in building equitable communities. She has a DEI-focused approach. Being able to help provide people with opportunities to overcome diversity and being a changemaker in her community fills Taylor with purpose.
Harmony Nelson


Camila is an immigrant from Colombia and has been living in the Valley since 2015. Currently, she is completing her BA in Public Service and Public Policy at ASU. Some of the social causes she is passionate about are equity, Black and Indigenous sovereignty, and land sovereignty. She is passionate about building meaningful connections with others and finding ways to serve the local community. In her free time, she practices kickboxing, supports local restaurants, and takes care of her plants. Plant Aficionado, Foodie, Animal Lover, Kickboxer!
Harmony Nelson


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.
Harmony Nelson


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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