Young Professionals Council

Special Olympics DC’s Young Professionals Council (YPC) is comprised of enthusiastic individuals, under the age of 40, dedicated to raising community awareness and fundraising efforts while driving the organization’s mission.
The mission of Special Olympics DC Young Professionals Council is to raise awareness, recruit volunteers, and plan and implement various social and fundraising events to support the Special Olympics DC movement, as well as build the next generation of leaders. YPC members will use their professional experience, community affiliations, and business connections to engage others with various Special Olympics events in Washington DC. Please reach out to if you have questions about the Young Professionals Council and the application process.

2021 – 2022 Young Professionals Council

Kate Dart

Rachel Yost
Vice Chair
Cassandra Ryan
Ryan Rice
David Hesdorffer
Emily Wilkinson
Brittany Hopwood
Novie Craven
Bryan Hum
Michelle Cravez
Zander Baldwin
Claire Jacob
Joseph Brydges
Noah Aschen
Katie Bruckmann
Timur Mukhtarov
Idelle Vaynberg
John Graeber
Eliot Neal