2016-2017 YPGP Officers include:
Chair: Kaci Geier, Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Vice Chair: Adam Lofgren, Illinois National Bank
Nominating Chair: Kyle Tompkins, Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth
Secretary: Andrew McGlothlen, OSF St. Francis Medical Center
Past Chair: Aimee Link, Caterpillar Inc.
YPGP Committee Members Include:
Logan Block, Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth
Brenden Blunier, Takeda
Sherneka Cagle, Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
Kate Cundiff, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council
Katie Jurgens, Boy Scouts of America
Kyle King, Morton Community Bank
Becky Petrany, Keller Williams Premier Realty
Kyle Rose, CliftonLarsonAllen
Ashley Taylor, CEO Council
Chris Waible, Dewberry
Bianca Williams, Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Clare Zell, Peoria Civic Center
The marketing committee brainstorms concepts to enhance YPGP membership retention. These include: creating and maintaining organizational awareness, branding, membership recruitment, and assisting with the development of marketing materials.
Becky Petrany (co-chair) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashley Taylor (co-chair) – email@example.com
Professional Development Committee
The professional development committee creates all of the professional development programs. This committee secures speakers for events, brainstorms relevant topics and creates the L.E.A.P. (Leaders Emerging to Advance Peoria) program.
Chris Waible (co-chair) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle Rose (co-chair) –email@example.com
The social committee works together to plan and organize the monthly YPGP socials. This committee works directly with the companies to negotiate the details of each event. They also plan monthly social events, such as Peoria Chief’s games, Rivermen games and much more!
Brenden Blunier (co-chair) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Jurgens (co-chair)- email@example.com
Government Affairs Committee
This committee offers YPGP members the opportunity to get involved and engaged in public service and public policy discussion by providing members access to City, County, State and Federal officials, the chance to get involved in the political process, and information on local, state and national issues.
Logan Block (chair) - firstname.lastname@example.org
The nominating committee will populate the YPGP Committee and various sub-committees. This committee will annually develop and implement a succession plan and offer strategic partnerships in conjunction with the committee’s mission.
Kyle Tompkins (chair) - email@example.com
Community Connection Committee
The community connection committee promotes various opportunities for YPGP members to become involved within the community. This committee works with the professional development committee and marketing committee to create and promote opportunities.
Bianca Williams (co-chair)- firstname.lastname@example.org
Clare Zell (co-chair)- email@example.com
The membership committee creates awareness of membership benefits and programming with the purpose of recruiting and retaining YPGP members. The committee does this by partnering long time YPGP members with new YPGP members to develop a networking culture to better benefit each member, as well as develop the future leaders of the organization.
Kate Cundiff (chair) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Health and Fitness Committee
The health and fitness committee’s mission is two-fold. First, to engage YPGP members in sports and activities allowing our members to compete and network at the same time, while having fun and being physically active. The committee is responsible for organizing YPGP teams for sports like softball, basketball, bowling and running.
Kyle King (co-chair) - email@example.com
Andrew McGlothlen (co-chair) - andrew@KCoAd.com
Murray Baker Task Force/Downtown Development
The Murray Baker sub-committee is devoted to educating YPGP members about the rich history that Peoria was built upon.
Logan Block (co-chair) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle Tompkins (co-chair) - email@example.com