Current Young Professionals



Join a CYP committee.

Current Young Professionals (CYP) runs its robust programming thanks to a great team of volunteer committee members. These teams of volunteers work throughout the month to plan events, innovate new initiatives, and champion the program in the Greater Green Bay community. 

To get involved in a committee, please reach out to Christine Gunderson, Director of Talent Retention, at




Purpose Statement: Collaborate and leverage resources to drive the mission of CYP. 

The Leadership Team focuses on both the strategic and tactical aspects of programming. Other responsibilities include the oversight of all committees in the program’s model, staying informed on the voice of the young professionals, actively recruiting Current members, and acting as ambassadors to the public and business community. Team members include chairs from supporting Current committees and two ad-hoc positions. 

  • This committee meets the last Monday of the month.
  • 5 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Events managed: Leaders Luncheon and CurrentWeek

Chair | Josh Kohnhorst
Co-Chair | Kelsey Lutzow

Members | Emily Ames, Keren Marsh, Bob Eickmeyer, Abby Vandenberg, Alexa Priddy, Victoria Ertl, Zach Brinkman, Vicki Black, Cathryn Griesbach, and Carleigh Sachs.



Purpose Statement: Foster opportunities for young professionals to find their passions by exploring, engaging with and giving back to their community.

With a philanthropic focus, the Community Partnership Committee works closely with local organizations encouraging young professionals to get involved and be active in our community. Ultimately, the overall goal is to help young professionals find their passions and help them make connections in the community to help our area and, at the same time, improve young professional retention through these efforts. 

  • Community PartnershipsThis committee meets the first Monday of the month. 
  • 4:30 - 6 p.m. 
  • Events managed: Support Of Urban Projects (SOUP) and CYP Serves

Chair | Cathryn Griesbach
Co-Chair | Kris Neyrinck

Members | Andrea Jorgensen, Ashley Lois, Brittany Janus, Danielle Freeman, Heather Milbach, Tyler Biese, Jennifer Vanden Langenberg, Melissa Jagodinsky, Mercedes Olson, Tyler Bergner, Jonathon Ruiz, and Maria Georgia.



Purpose Statement: To create opportunities for young professionals to connect socially and develop personally and professionally while deepening relationships.

  • DENThis committee meets the third Tuesday of each month
  • 4:30 - 6 p.m.
  • Events managed: After 5 and Dine n' Develop

Chair | Bob Eickmeyer
Co-Chair | Abby Vandenberg

Members | Becky Couch, Christopher Ledvina, Tricia Knoll, Areanna Lakowske, Ray McGuire, Jolene Knoll, Erin Headley, Allie Bloom, Marcus Perez, Ryan Miller, Njeri Karanja, Ashley Heim, Joel Harris, Heather Zeitler, Spencer Larson, and Nathan Salmon.



Purpose Statement: Ambassadors drive the mission of CYP by connecting young professionals with opportunities that foster relationships and build communities.

CYP Ambassadors are responsible for meeting with new and prospective young professional and corporate members, assisting with membership renewals, presenting the benefits and opportunities CYP offers, and building meaningful relationships with local community organizations. The Ambassadors look forward to getting to know you at upcoming Current events! 

  • AmbassadorsThis committee meets the second Monday of the month
  • 5:30 - 7 p.m. 
  • Events managed: CYP Plays and Current Connect

Chair | Zach Brinkman
Co-Chair | Daniel Reed

Members | Alex Stensaas, Alex Young, Amanda Young, Bobbi Gordon, Brandon Lyons, Brittany Lilla, Daisie Mathias, Emily Brunette, Emily Donegan, Jacob Brunette, Jennifer Hirt, Kayla Coopman, Kelsey Sampo, Kirby Crowley, Parker Wolf, Rachel Altman, Taylor Pierce, and Trish Wirth.


YPAC (Young Professional Advisory Council)

Purpose Statement: YPAC is a committee of Current members who work with local government and business leaders through social, economic, and civic matters to shape the future of Greater Green Bay.

YPAC members are responsible for brainstorming ways for us to advance our purpose in the community, ask meaningful questions of the group and elected officials, and execute tasks that support resource development and event planning. They provide strategic input for the group’s purpose and weigh-in on the young professional experience in Green Bay. 

  • YPACThis committee meets the first Tuesday of the month
  • 7:30 - 9 a.m. 
  • Events managed: Coffee & Convos and Cocktails & Convos

Chair | Alexa Priddy
Co-Chair | Tom Murphy

Members | Cassandra Erickson, Sarah Beckman, Regina Rudoi, Victoria Ertl, Ashley Jones, Dakota Lovett, and Douglas Foss.

YPAC Civic Engagement Resource Guide