YNPN Milwaukee is led by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. Board Directors and Officers are young professionals working in or volunteering for the nonprofit sector or supporting agencies. With broad backgrounds of experience and passion, YNPN Milwaukee's Board Directors are dedicated to cementing YNPN’s role as a vital part of the Greater Milwaukee nonprofit sector. 


President, Michael Egly

Michael Egly is the FOOD Pantry of Waukesha County's first Community Outreach Coordinator, starting this new position in 2013. In this role, Michael serves as liaison with partners and coordinates on-site client services, in addition to representing the FOOD Pantry on numerous community coalitions. Michael’s commitment to service started well before his role as Community Outreach Coordinator. He is also a former FOOD Pantry volunteer, starting his service at the age of 13. Michael has served as a REAL Change Fellow, where he traveled to Washington, D.C. to discuss the importance of the SNAP and EITC programs with legislators. Michael has been a member of YNPN Milwaukee for over 3 years and serves as the chapter’s Board Secretary and sits on the Events committee. He also serves as the Treasurer for the Housing Action Coalition of Waukesha County. Michael’s personal motto is "There's little correlation between being the best talker and having the best idea.”

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Vice President, Vanesa Carmona-Lewis

Vanesa works at ResCare Workforce Services.

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Secretary, Quentin Price

Quentin is the Director of Youth Leadership + Student Success at Journey House.

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Treasurer, Kristen Glatzel

Kristen is a Senior Accountant at RitzHolman CPAs.

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2020 Directors:

 

Joanna Bautch

Joanna is the Movement Politics Director at Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

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Anna Bierer

Having spent the last 20 years working for adult and family literacy programs in Wisconsin, Anna Bierer is a veteran in her field. It’s evident that she is extremely passionate about education and her colleagues often describe her as dynamic and helpful. She has been a member of YNPN for the last two years and hopes in the next year she can increase the conversation and collaboration between organizations and individuals. In her spare time, Anna enjoys outdoor activities including camping, skiing, boating, and hiking. Her personal motto is, “Make it (today) count!”

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Bevin Christie

Bevin is the Director of Culture + Community Engagement at Carmen Schools of Science and Technology.

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Niki Espy

Niki is the Community Services Manager at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee.

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Jamie Grasso

Jamie is the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Paylocity.

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Liz Haagensen

Liz is the Assistant Product Manager at Milwaukee Tool.

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Jessica Herzog

Jessica Herzog is the Operations and Grants Manager at the Burke Foundation, where she coordinates grantee relations and office administration. She has worked in the nonprofit industry for twelve years, in the areas of conservation, volunteer coordination, development, and community relations. Jessica has been described by her colleagues as a servant leader and is passionate about community development, social and environmental justice, and education. She has been a member of the YNPN Milwaukee chapter for four years and currently sits on the events committee and executive committee. While serving as Vice President, Jessica hopes to enhance the opportunities given to our members and support long-term stability and growth of the organization. In her spare time, she enjoys dining at one of Milwaukee's fantastic restaurants, attending live music and cultural events, and spending quality time with her friends, family, cats, and husband, Joe. Jessica's personal motto would be “To thrive in life you need three bones: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.”

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Mollie Lazear

Mollie is the Data Services Manager at the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee.

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In-Jee Lee

In-Jee Lee is the International Program Coordinator at the International Institute of Wisconsin.

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Bryce Lord

Bryce Lord is the Academic and Outreach Programs Manager at the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Bryce brings over 12 years of nonprofit experience in various areas of the sector to our board, including 7 years at the Helen Bader Institute. He has been a member and key partner of YNPN since 2015 when the Helen Bader Institute became YNPN Milwaukee’s first organizational member.

Bryce’s goal for this year is to establish a mentoring program for HBI students and alumni. He is also working to develop a more uniform system of state-wide nonprofit education and professional development opportunities for those in the sector, but outside of Milwaukee and Madison.

Prior to his life in the nonprofit sector, Bryce was involved with the Milwaukee theater community for over 20 years as both an actor and director.

Bryce’s personal motto is “Don’t sweat the small stuff.”

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Siena Morrissey

Siena is the Fund Development Manager at the Guest House of Milwaukee.

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Julia Smucker

Julia is the Operations Specialist at Marietta Investment Partners.

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Kylee Spillane

Kylee is the Director of Operations at Arts @ Large.

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Jerri Washington

Jerri is the Director of Finance at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee.

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