I joined the YNPN Triangle Board of Directors in December 2015. I joined for a lot of the reasons people join boards. See a pretty great list here or here. Selfishly, volunteer opportunities are a space to build on your strengths, when you may or may not have the opportunity to do so in your current work environment. Professional development isn't always done in a training, a grad program, or at a conference. I grow by doing and my first nine months as a board director have been full of incredible experiences. Unselfishly, the most significant reason which influenced my decision to join YNPN Triangle is the very cliched - I wanted to connect and significantly give back to the nonprofit community.read more
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