Board of Directors
The Grand Haven Area Young Professionals' Board of Directors consists of six community members, engaged in carrying out the mission and vision of the 501(c)(3) organization. Each board member is encouraged to participate in an executive position or chair one of our various committees. Below is a list of our current board members. If you're interested in joining the board, feel free to contact us.
Lauren was born and raised in Grand Haven and is the Education & Youth Initiatives Officer at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation. She enjoys the opportunity to give back to her community in various ways and her background is in Nonprofit Management & Leadership. She’s been a board member since 2015, currently serving as President and looks forward to continuing to find innovative ways to integrate GHYP into the community.
Kevin is a West Michigan native, having grown up in Manistee. He received his undergraduate degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and currently works as an Information Technology specialist for an out-of-state company. Kevin has been a board member since 2016 and enjoys the community involvement aspect of the GHYP. He hopes to facilitate better community awareness and engagement throughout the Grand Haven area.
Mary was born and raised here in Grand Haven. She attended GVSU for undergrad, and is currently the Director of Community Events & Programs at The Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg. Mary has been a GHYP board member since 2016, and she works mainly on marketing and event planning. She enjoys the social aspects of GHYP, but also the professional connections that are made amongst the board and members. She looks forward to growing the organization and furthering her involvement in it!