One of the best leadership development opportunities in the YLC is to actually help run the organization by serving on one of the YLC’s standing committees.
The Development Committee helps plan and coordinate fundraising events for the organization, specifically the Role Model Gala. Interested in joining this committee? Email, VP of Development Jermaine Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Communications Committee promotes the organization to its members, the corporate community and the general public in concert with the goals of the board and office. Interested in joining this committee? Email, VP of Communications Calais Hurst at email@example.com.
The Membership Committee plans monthly general membership meetings, new member orientations (called JumpStarts), and all other member social and professional development events. The committee meets each month to plan events and discuss new ways to engage and recruit YLC members. Interested in joining this committee? Email, VP of Membership Erica Woodley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Finance Committee oversees procedures necessary to conduct the financial affairs of YLC. The committee is comprised of the YLC Treasurer, as chairman, and at least three other members of the YLC Board of Directors. Members for this committee are appointed.
The Personnel Committee is responsible for all YLC personnel matters and oversees areas such as staff performance reviews and job descriptions. The committee is made up of the Secretary & Counsel, as chairman, President, Past President, President-Elect, the Treasurer and two other Board members. Members for this committee are appointed.
The Projects Committee provides support in managing overall performance and achievement of existing YLC Projects. Members for this committee are appointed.
The Diversity Committee develops ideas to continue to diversify the YLC’s membership to represent all aspects of our city, including gender, race and ethnicity, neighborhood of residence within the metro area, profession/industry representation, etc. Members for this committee are appointed.