Young Professionals Board Archives - Youthlink

Our Young Professionals Board Our Young Professionals Board is an active part of YouthLink's work to help youth go from homeless to hopeful.

We believe there’s a community of future leaders who care about young people experiencing homelessness in the Twin Cities – future leaders like you. For more information please contact Jelena song at Thank you to our current board members!

Cresston Gackle

Minnesota Judicial Branch

I joined the Young Professionals Board to contribute in a concrete, dedicated way to YouthLink’s mission to end youth homelessness. I believe the Board’s work for and through YouthLink will help youth find their way through challenges.

Gifty Amarteifio

TerraLuna Collaborative

I wanted to join the Young Professionals Board to feel connected to community. I also joined to engage with others who share similar values and a commitment towards addressing youth homelessness.

Elizabeth Anderson

Minnesota Medical Association

I wanted to join the YouthLink Young Professional board because it provided me with an opportunity to serve an organization that is on the forefront of helping youth experiencing homelessness in the Twin Cities.

Karina Curbelo

2019 Minneapolis Final Four® Local Organizing Committee

I love creating meaningful connections and brainstorming ideas to change the world.  Most importantly, I have a deep-rooted passion for helping others in need, specifically the awesome young adults that YouthLink serves.

Jen Deglmann

Russel Herder

I want to put time and effort into YouthLink's mission, to support the people who make up and shape our community.

Natalia Ayala

Bank of America

Annika Orne

Knock, Inc.

Janaye Stewart

White Bear Lake Area Schools and Forest Lake Area Schools

I joined because at one point in my life, I was the youth in need. With the right support, I was able to find God and find a way out of my situation. My goal is to share my testimony and help youth see that there hope for them too.

Jeff Yoo


I support YouthLink because I believe it is a powerful medium that can help resolve youth homelessness in Minneapolis.

Lulu Bauermeister

U.S. Bank

Joshua Rebholz

Morgan Stanley

Taquisha Brown

Allianz Life Insurance

Michael Blessing

General Mills

Tobias Knight

Emily Wold

Melrose Center