YPT Atlanta is governed by a Board of Directors who develop the organization’s mission and activities. Board Meetings are generally scheduled the last Monday of each month. Please contact us if you would like to attend an upcoming meeting. We are looking forward to connecting with you!
Chris Rome, Deputy Chair
Lindsey Dunnahoo, Vice Chair for Administration
France Campbell, Vice Chair for Finance
Traffic + ITS Engineer
Phillip Cherry, Vice Chair for Membership
Nila Jackson, Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach
Engineering Systems, Inc.
Carly Queen, Vice Chair for Programs
Westside Communities Alliance
Landon Reed, Director At-Large
Atlanta Regional Commision
Vacant, Director At-Large
Vacant, Director At-Large
Vacant, Vice Chair for Sponsorship
If you would like to be on the board of YPT Atlanta for the coming year, we’d love to get you involved. Terms of office are one year, from November 1, 2014 to October 31, 2015. All board positions will be open to YPT Atlanta members for election in October. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us and attend one of our board meetings. Descriptions of each position is below.
Chair: The Chair shall be responsible for day-to-day implementation of the policy and guidelines of the Chapter Board of Directors. The Chair shall preside over Chapter Board meetings, create and appoint members to Committees, and act as chief official representative of YPT Atlanta.
Deputy Chair: The Deputy Chair shall help to coordinate activities involving multiple Directors and assist the Chair in his or her responsibilities. In the absence of the Chair, the Deputy Chair shall act in the official capacity of the Chair and perform all duties of that office.
Secretary / Vice Chair for Administration: The Secretary / Vice Chair for Administration shall keep records of all business and proceedings at Chapter Board meetings. The Vice Chair for Administration shall actively manage the membership and e-mail lists as necessary through use of software under guidance from YPT International. The Secretary / Vice Chair for Administration shall prepare election documents and coordinate with YPT International Secretary / Vice Chair for Administration to manage the election process.
Treasurer / Vice Chair for Finance: The Treasurer / Vice Chair for Finance shall be responsible for the receipt of dues, and the safekeeping of funds, including the reporting of receipts, expenditures, and balances at the request of the Chapter Board.
Vice Chair for Programs: The Vice Chair for Programs shall be responsible for coordinating speakers, dates, and locations for professional development programs and workshops. The Vice Chair for Programs shall be responsible for the organization of networking events.
Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach: The Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach shall be responsible for primarily mass communications with YPT Atlanta friends and members. The Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach shall also manage the YPT Atlanta webpage on yptransportation.org and any social media presence of the chapter; he or she may designate other Directors or interested members to assist in these tasks.
Vice Chair for Membership: The Vice Chair for Membership will develop, maintain, and execute a written strategy for membership growth and retention. The Vice Chair for Membership shall work closely with the Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach to maintain the membership database through CiviCRM.
Vice Chair for Sponsorship: The Vice Chair for Sponsorship shall be responsible for developing and implementing sponsorship strategies throughout the chapter’s region and work with YPT International on developing and implementing comprehensive sponsorship strategies.
Vice Chair At-Large: Directors At-Large are Board members with full voting rights. They are expected to adopt a primary focus to serve the Board in areas not discussed in this document or in the Bylaws. There may be up to three (3) Directors At-Large.
For general information or inquiries, please email us.