Past Winners

Winning a YNPN-GR Leadership Award is a big deal. Browse our list of past winners and then take the time to nominate someone who deserves to be among this list of the greats!

2009

Advocate | Bridget Clark Whitney
Breakthrough | Shannon Garrett
Do Gooder | Emily Stoddard-Furrow
Exemplary Executive | Luisa Schumacher
Good to Great | Jamon Alexander
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Lindsy Griffis

2010

Advocate | Ashley Nickels
Breakthrough | Jamiel Robinson
Do Gooder | Janelle Hill
Exemplary Executive | Elissa Hillary
Good to Great | Denise Cheng
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Janay Brower

2011

Advocate | Victoria Sluger
Breakthrough | Tiffany Falcon-Ewigleben
Do Gooder | Michael Tuffelmire
Exemplary Executive | Sara Binkley-Tow
Good to Great | Becky Reed Missad
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Matthew Downey

2012

Advocate | Maxine Gray
Breakthrough | Nicholas Popma
Do Gooder | Michelle Harris
Exemplary Executive | Rachel Hood
Good to Great | Tracie Coffman
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Lucy Dyer Joswick

2013

Advocate | Ashley Abbot
Breakthrough | Jordan O'Neil
Do Gooder | Mindy Ysasi-Castanon
Exemplary Executive | Lori Slager
Good to Great | Tami Vandenberg
Unsung Hero | Megan Murphy
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Tera Qualls

2014

Advocate | Ben Oliver
Breakthrough | Nicole Rodammer
Do Gooder | Shelley Irwin
Exemplary Executive | Bethann Egan
Good to Great | Lindsey Ruffin
Unsung Hero | Krik Eklund
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Jenn Schaub

2015

Advocate | Julie Cnossen
Breakthrough | Jodi Smith
Do Gooder | Bryana Hopkins
Dorothy A. Johnson Excellence & Achievement | Diana Sieger
Exemplary Executive | Amanda Winn
Good to Great | Kim McLaughlin
Unsung Hero | Steffanie Rosalez
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Mike Kerkorian

2016 

Advocate | Jessica Ledesma
Breakthrough | Elizabeth Kidd
Do Gooder | Brandy Arnold
Dorothy A. Johnson Excellence & Achievement | Louise "Punky" Edison
Exemplary Executive | Mindy Ysasi-Castanon
Good to Great | Javier Jauregui
Unsung Hero | Ana Rau
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Lamont Cole

2017 

Advocate | Levi Gardner
Breakthrough | Ciciley "CC" Moore
Do Gooder | Lis Bokt
Dorothy A. Johnson Excellence & Achievement | Mary Sumners
Exemplary Executive | Kristopher Larson
Good to Great | Cara Jones
Unsung Hero | Luke Ferris
Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year | Elyse Mathos

 

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