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YNPN Phoenix President

Naquana is a passionate nonprofit executive who currently serves as the Development and Communications Director for The Nash. 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!
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YNPN Phoenix Vice President

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.

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.

YNPN Phoenix Past 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.


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YNPN Phoenix Interim Communications Chair

Camila was born and raised in Colombia and moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2015 to continue her education. She is currently completing her BA in Public Service and Public Policy (Business) at ASU. She has had over 6 years of experience in higher education in a variety of roles including assessment and qualitative research. Her interests are in data analytics and data visualization design and she is passionate about using her skills in promoting data literacy, data-driven decision-making, and accessibility. Plant Aficionado, Foodie, Animal Lover, Kickboxer!
Harmony Nelson


YNPN Phoenix Programs Chair

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.
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YNPN Phoenix Membership Co-Chair

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.
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YNPN Phoenix Membership Co-Chair

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.


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Currently double majoring in Public Service & Public Policy and Sociology at Arizona State University, Rory seeks to make a positive impact in the social sector in the Greater Phoenix area. Rory is most passionate about encouraging young professionals to be engaged in addressing urgent social issues, such as homelessness, mental health , and LGBTQ+ rights. She has experience with grassroots organizations in Fountain Hills, serves on the Community Services Advisory Commission, and leads the Young Minds Initiative, an effort to raise awareness around the youth mental health crisis. Rory kicked off her service in the nonprofit sector as an intern with A New Leaf in 2022 and looks forward to collaborating with and learning from other nonprofit professionals in creatinga thriving and inclusive social sector.
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Eric has over 20 years of experience consulting, coaching, and developing leaders across multiple industries. He has coached leaders, teams, and individual contributors. Eric has expertise in leading the entire life cycle of talent including identification, hiring, onboarding, talent development, accelerating talent, knowledge transfer and retention. His methodical approach and results-driven mindset have helped leaders and organizations thrive. Eric brings leadership, business, and analytics expertise from multiple industries and Fortune 500 companies. Eric designs and implements methods and structures to support organizations and leaders as they focus on optimizing talent structures, driving organizational objectives, and elevating leaders to make an impact resulting in approved attrition, engagement, and performance.
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Hayley Winterberg is the new Executive Director for the Arizona Peer and Family Career Academy. In this role she ensures that we are elevating the peer and family support workforce, offering consulting services to support organizational growth to providers, and supporting the peer and family support network. She is passionate about advancing the utilization of peer and family support throughout our healthcare system to make a positive impact. Additionally, Hayley has more than 10 years' experience as a private consultant for social service organizations in the areas of project management, strategic planning, recruiting, policy development, marketing, training, and public speaking. Hayley earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Master’s in Leadership from Grand Canyon University, and a Bachelor’s in Human Services with a concentration in management from University of Phoenix. She lives in Buckeye, Arizona with her husband, and three sons.
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Allen Frost is a passionate leader that is committed to serving the students within his community and his alma mater. A Chicago native, he grew up in Phoenix and has spent his professional career focused on serving Arizona. Frost graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science major and a minor in Philosophy. Frost has since spent his time working within the non-profit sector in Phoenix, Arizona to serve public high school students in Arizona. He is currently the Program Manager for Support My Club where he engages with the community to provide funding for extracurricular activities. He previously served as a student success coach at ASU, an ambassador for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and has volunteered for a variety of nonprofits across the valley.
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