Young Nonprofit Professionals Network names new board members

2019 Board of Directors - YNPN Austin

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) of Austin chapter is pleased to announce its 2019 Board of Directors, featuring up-and-coming young professionals from across the social service sector. The 20-member working board represents economic, health, education, animal, workforce, and other organizations across Austin’s nonprofit community.

YNPN Austin is a local community of nonprofit staffers, volunteers, board members, and philanthropists promoting the professional development of passionate new leaders through events and education.

YNPN Austin is known for its signature annual Do Gooder Games, as well as Tacos & Tips, Behind the Scenes, Networking with Execs, and Speaker Series professional development and networking events. The Board of Directors provides the strategic vision as well as day to day management of the organization.

2019 Board President Kara Prior said, “We had a competitive recruitment process for our 2019 Board of Directors and we’re so excited to bring together a group of diverse leaders with a variety skills and perspectives to provide professional development and networking opportunities across Austin’s nonprofit sector. We plan to focus on offering impactful, high-quality programming in 2019 designed around core competencies that nonprofit employers indicated were the most important skills for young nonprofit professionals today.”

The YNPN Austin 2019 Board of Directors includes:

KARA PRIOR | President
KATHRYN ABERCROMBIE | Vice President, Programming
LINDSAY IGNATOWSKI | Vice President, Communications
STEFANIE REED | Vice President, Finance
ALEXANDRA MARTIN | Professional Development Chair
MARC ESTRADA | Communications Chair
LUCY NGUYEN | Strategic Partnerships Chair

ALYSSA CLARK | Membership Events Chair
JERRICA DELONEY | Membership Engagement Chair
JENNIFER WOODS | Membership Events Vice Chair
KYLE HOSKINS | Communications Vice Chair
BECKY CALLAHAN | Social Media Vice Chair
MORGAN HURLEY | Finance Vice Chair
MACKENZIE DAVIDSON | Professional Development Vice Chair
CAITLIN WATKINS | Strategic Partnerships Vice Chair
IAN TUSKI | Development Vice Chair
BLAIR STIREK | Do Gooder Games Vice Chair
MICHELL CURRY | Membership Engagement Vice Chair
AUDREY WALTER | Immediate Past President

To get involved with YNPN Austin, visit to become a member, or join them at an upcoming event:

● YNPN Holiday Party | December 13, 6-8pm | Cheer Up Charlie’s

● 2019 Kickoff Party | January 17, 6-8pm | Infinite Monkey Theorem

For general inquiries, please email YNPN Austin at

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