Young Professionals Council (YPC)

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The Young Professionals Council is a body of passionate young individuals dedicated to support and advance the efforts of Special Olympics Oregon through community engagement opportunities, volunteering, and fundraising.

Adam Beard

Jordan Brand at Nike
Communications Manager

Melissa Beh

Transition Program Analyst

Marlo Eckert

Portland General Electric
Safety Specialist

Carolina Foley

Design Operations Director

Joe Harvey

Special Olympics Oregon
Sr. Director of Programs & Volunteer Services

Diego Herrera

Precision Dye Cutting
Account Manager

Mauri Fabio

Integral Consulting Inc.
Assistant Scientist

Jon Jensen

Portland State University
Ticket Sales & Services Manager

Megan Patrignelli

Program Coordinator

Ebony Foreman

Portland Gear
Program Manager & Advisor

Chloe Hammond-Bradley

Oregon Health & Science University
Project Manager

Hilary Kissell

Clackamas Federal Credit Union
Marketing Communication Specialist

Lauren McGinley

North America Chemistry Reporting Manager

Nick Myers

Innovation Manager

Ashley Odil

Portland Business Alliance
Events & Sponsorship Director

Levi Watkins

Hillsboro Hops & Timbers2
Ticket Operations Manager

Michael Bathurst

Sourcing Analyst
Global Football Apparel at Nike

Volunteer Spotlight: Lauren McGinley

By Special Olympics Oregon | November 1, 2020

The halt of in-person programming hasn’t stopped Athletes and the Young Professionals Council [YPC] from breaking a sweat through the SOOR Active community – over 1000 members strong and …

The Young Professionals Council Turns “One” and Is Expanding!

By Special Olympics Oregon | May 28, 2020

In 2019, Special Olympics Oregon established our first-ever Young Professionals Council (YPC) and in May we celebrated turning “one”. The YPC is a body of …

Diego Herrera-Cortes high fives athlete at competition

Volunteer Highlight: Diego Herrera-Cortes

By Special Olympics Oregon | April 30, 2020

Spend a little time with Diego Herrera-Cortes and you’ll realize that he has a motto for life and he doesn’t just say it – he …