Elyse Guidas

YNPN Phoenix President


Executive Director
Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle

Elyse is a passionate proponent of health in all aspects of public life and works everyday to make Arizona resilient, equitable, and inclusive for all. 

Arizona Visionary, Social Justice Advocate, Avid Hiker, Mindful Vegan

Jaclyn Goris

YNPN Phoenix Vice President


Senior Director of Programs and Strategic Initiatives
Feeding Matters

Jaclyn Goris is passionate about supporting families and strengthening the nonprofit sector through unique collaborations.

 System strategist, Creative, Authentic Leader, Joie de Vivre

Jill T. Foley, CPA

YNPN Phoenix Treasurer


Four Leaf Financial & Accounting, PLLC

Jill Foley is enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge of nonprofit accounting and providing outlets for nonprofit professionals to develop into future leaders.

Nonprofit Accounting Professional, Financial Reporting Buff, Excel Geek, Adventure Traveler, Pet Lover 

Marcella Columbus

YNPN Phoenix Secretary

marcella.jpgVolunteer and Outreach Coordinator
Fresh Start Women's Foundation

Marcella is dedicated to serving others and providing meaningful work to create a lasting positive impression on the Phoenix Valley.

Empathetic Observer, Compassionate Vegan, Regular Climber of Rocks, Classically Trained Musician, Knowledge Seeker

 Thomas Barr

YNPN Phoenix Past President


Director of Member Engagement and Operations
Local First Arizona

Thomas strives to connect good people together to make Arizona a better place to live and is an advocate for fostering positive social change in the community.

Arizona Advocate, NPR Enthusiast, Determined Changemaker, Craft Beer Snob

Alana Campbell

Alana.jpgOperations Manager

Alana Campbell is passionate about Phoenix and helping connect young people with the resources they need to become leaders of sustainable change in their communities.

Database Guru, Systems & Processes Pro, People Connector, Lover of all things Phoenix

 Jennifer Dimeck

Provident Consulting, LLC

Jenn is passionate about developing the skills and abilities of nonprofit professionals in a way that builds the capacity of organizations to change the world.

Creative Analyst, Strategist, Adventure Craver, Time Traveler

Karla Robles

Karla.jpgChief Strategy Officer
Be A Leader Foundation

Karla is a passionate advocate for Arizona students and is committed to helping close the educational attainment gap among the state’s most undeserved students.

Enthusiastic Collaborator, Fierce Competitor, Futuristic Thinker, Woman of Action

 Chiquita Serpas

chiquita.jpgChief Operating Officer 
Editha House Foundation

Chiquita oversees the strategic planning efforts and promotes team leadership, while also specializing in organizational effectiveness and process development. In addition, she is a coach, educator, and facilitator.

Public Health Advocate, Risk taker, free spirited

 Jana Smith

Jana.jpgExecutive Director
Phoenix Community ToolBank

Jana Smith is dedicated to strengthening the influence, resourcefulness, and professionalism of the nonprofit sector in support of Arizona communities.  

Motivated, Mindful (from animals to people), Moderate Tool Enthusiast, Mom to Pugs

Katie Thorson

Katie_Thorson.jpgExperience Matters
Engagement Advisor

Katie has a passion for education and supporting nonprofits in our Phoenix community as well as learning, personal growth and her weekly adventures.

Volunteerism Advocate, Energetic and Enthusiastic, Kid at Heart, Minnesota Nice