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Young Leaders Society Cohort by REALIZE Board Training Program

Board Training for Young Professionals

The REALIZE Board Training by Young Leaders Society (YLS) is an initiative to increase the involvement of young professionals on nonprofit governing boards. YLS is United Way's donor network for young professionals developing the next generation of philanthropic and civic leaders. 
Graduates will be provided connections to nonprofits and recognized throughout the El Paso community for their commitment to becoming responsible and successful local leaders. 


Course 1 & 2: Sat., April 9, 2022
Course 3 & 4: Sat., April 23, 2022
Stanton Tower Auditorium
100 N. Stanton

Training: 9A-2P

Sessions are free to YLS Members.
NOTE: Registration opens for members on March 17.
Deadline to Apply: March 28.

2021 REALIZE Board Training by YLS Class

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Melissa Chaidez 
City of El Paso
Mayra Escarcega
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Chelsie Evaldi
Chuco Relic
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Monica Fuentes
City of El Paso
Myriam Guerrero
Workforce Solutions Borderplex
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Crystal Martin
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Candace Printz
Green Hope Project
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Karen Rios
The Borderplex Alliance
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Crystal Saavedra
CNV Enterprises
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Manuel Quiñones
El Paso 

2020 REALIZE Board Training by YLS Class

Teresa Carlos, GECU
Francisco Chagolla, Prudential
Alejandra Chavira, El Paso Electric

Sheila Cuellar, Boys & Girls Club of El Paso
Thomas Gabriel, WestStar Bank
Christian Lopez, Paso Del Norte Children's Development Center
Jesus A. Lopez, TFCU
Sandra Ramirez, Diocesan Migrant &
Refugee Services
Diana Ramos, Veronica Escobar for Congress
Katherine Vandertulip, 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

2019 REALIZE Board Training by YLS Class

Oscar Acosta, The City Magazine
Russell Booth
Paso Del Norte Children's Development Center
Lucia Cardona, UPS
Omar Chavez, 
Ameriprise Financial
Rogelio Corral, El Paso Electric
Jose De la Cruz, GECU
Daniel Fierro, 
Wells Fargo 
George Guerrero, TFCU
Jason Guerrero, WestStar
Chelsea Lynch, The Hospitals of Providence - Memorial Campus
Christopher Montoya, 
Wells Fargo 
Jon Taylor Muir, Wells Fargo 
Samuel Ochoa, Texas Gas Service
Megan Powe, The Hospitals of Providence - Sierra Campus
Nick Seckerson, El Paso Chihuahuas
Robert Spencer, WestStar
David Valenzuela,Texas Gas Service