Young Leaders United

WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?  


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This unique and dynamic group of 18-40 year-olds offers its members many ways to become involved in making a difference in people’s lives in Dutchess and Orange Counties. Young Leaders United works closely with United Way staff and board members to identify volunteer and fundraising opportunities that resonate with our group interests. 

WHAT IS YOUNG LEADERS UNITED? 

The mission of Young Leaders United is to support the work of United Way and foster a spirit of community involvement among the next generation of leaders. It is our goal to inspire advocacy, philanthropy and volunteerism in Dutchess and Orange Counties. Young Leaders United provides a variety of opportunities to meet other individuals with similar professional and community interests. Young Leaders United members are committed, compassionate and generous individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact throughout our community.  

EXPECTATIONS OF YOUNG LEADERS UNITED

As a member of Young Leaders United, you will be expected to attend monthly meetings and to participate as a volunteer at events hosted by Young Leaders United. As part of the application, you will be asked to identify the committee(s) that interest you.

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A YOUNG LEADER

Meet and collaborate with other community-minded individuals. Grow personally and professionally. Connect with your community through year round volunteer activities.

Questions? Contact Emily Sassano at 845-471-1900 x3104. 

We are currently seeking members. Please fill out your application online at www.uwdor.org/yluapply or download and return fillable form.

MEET THE MEMBERS

Joyneia Joyner, Chair
Berkshire Farms and Services for Youth

Rebecca Reynolds, Chair
RBT CPAs, LLP

Michelle Bissett
McEnroe Farm

Brett Colbert
Hudson Valley Credit Union

Demaj Ffriend
Rhinebeck Bank

Nicole Gilmartin
RBT CPAs, LLP

Amanda Gisonni
IBM Corporation

Julia Kammerer
Member of United Way Board of Directors
Dutchess County Department of Planning & Development

Garrett Marshall
The Culinary Institute of America

Michaella Mathews
MHA Ulster

Lauren Miller
Senator Sue Serino's Office

Shannon Myers
Harney & Sons Tea

Casper Owour
Bard College

Liz Proscia

Mallika Rao
Astor Services for Children and Families

Jenny Sanchez
Sullivan 180 Inc

Danielle Schmalz
The Culinary Institute of America

Valerie Ubriaco
Dutchess Tourism

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2019 Young Leaders United Holiday Happy Hour at Farmers & Chefs

 

2018 Young Leaders United Holiday Happy Hour at Mill Street Brewing Company

 

 

 

 

 

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