Who We Are

As a group of young professionals ourselves, the Board of Directors volunteer their free time to help benefit their peers in the national capital region by creating valuable networking and professional development opportunities to YNPN Members. Connect with us on LinkedIn and through our Social Media accounts to grab a coffee and chat all things nonprofit, YNPN and for peer support!

Board President

Akshay Talekar
Youth Employment Help Centre


Sara Francis
The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation


Cecilia Reaburn
Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Board Members

Madelyn Becotte
United Way Ottawa
Nazgol Namazi
City of Ottawa

Alison Sochasky
Dress for Success