Committees

VYP Committees are a great way for young professionals to stay engaged with VYP. Take a look at all of the committees and programs VYP offers to see which committee fits your interests best.

Community Outreach Committee

Chair: Shay Palmore
Co-Chair: Jonathan Via

For more information, email community@vegasyp.com

VYP’s Community Outreach Committee (COC) exists as a function for young professionals in Las Vegas to become more active in the community through volunteerism, activism and creating community partnerships. Members of the COC develop, plan and implement volunteer opportunities with a variety of local organizations in Southern Nevada.

EYP Outreach

Chair: Bobby Misko
Co-Chair: Chad Kaercher

For more information, email eyp@vegasyp.com

VYP’s Emerging Young Professionals (EYP) Committee is focused on engaging with graduating students, entrepreneurs and other young professionals to begin developing the relationships that will set their careers on the right path. EYP committee members create partnerships with local colleges and entrepreneurial agencies and work to increase awareness of VYP.

Events Committee

Chair: Kelly Peterson

For more information, email events@vegasyp.com

The VYP Events Committee designs, coordinates and implements a variety of educational and professional development programs that work to accelerate professional skills. The events committee is responsible for designing a structure, creating content, finding speakers and coordinating logistics for VYP programs.

Marketing Committee

Chair: Matt Lindsey

For more information, email marketing@vegasyp.com

The VYP Marketing Committee creates and promotes content that supports the organizational vision of VYP. The marketing committee is responsible for creating blog content, writing Business Voice articles, promoting events through various social media platforms and curating content for the VYP Instagram account.

Ambassadors

Chair: Derek Hutchison
Co-Chair: Michael Beatty

For more information, email ambassador@vegasyp.com

VYP Ambassadors are long-time, highly involved VYP members who are responsible for the recruitment and retention of prospective and current VYP members. Ambassadors are on-hand during events to discuss VYP committees and upcoming programs and projects with new members. Ambassadors are also in the community as the face of the VYP brand, actively searching for new members and handy with information about upcoming events, programs, VYP history and committee information.

VYP Toastmasters

President: James Pfeiffer

For more information, email info@vegasyp.com

VYP Toastmasters is a chapter of Toastmasters International, the world leader in communication and leadership development. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by regularly giving speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere. VYP Toastmasters is one of the largest clubs in Southern Nevada and is a Presidents Distinguished club.