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Young Friends Board

Founded in the fall of 2014, the Young Friends of HSP Board is currently served by 30 young professionals from the Philadelphia region. From artistry to finance to the non-profit sector, the varied backgrounds of these individuals provide an expansive breadth of knowledge and enthusiasm to guide HSP's Young Friends program. 



List of Young Friends Officers & Board Members 2017-2018


Caitlin Banning, Board Chair

Kalela Williams, Executive Vice Chair

Sarah Kempsey, Secretary

Samantha Blatt, Events Chair

Kira Bryers, Chair of Nominating

Matthew Goldberg, Chair of Governance

Justin J. Yost, Treasurer

Board Members

Annie Anderson

Olivia Baackes

Laurel Burmeister

Adam Clements

Kiara Cox

Kaitlin Healy

Kate Heaney

Mark Kasten

Timothy A. Lehman

Carrie Love

Caitlan McCafferty

Michelle Modery McCoy

Christopher Mejia-Smith

Christopher Michael

Joseph Pecora

Abigail Poses

Kurt van Mol

Colin Wetherill

Kara Willig

Interested in Becoming a Board Member?

Though the open enrollment period begins every July, the Young Friends Nominating Committee will consider new applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. 

Board applications are available here. Applications are not due at this time. 

To learn more about the Young Friends Board, please contact Lynette Zimmerman at