At its Year-End Celebration, Family Lifeline Young Professionals (FLYP) council celebrated its FY17 successes in raising friends, funds, and awareness for Family Lifeline. In just the past 12 months, FLYP is directly responsible for raising more than $18,000 in support of critical programs through special events support of Family Lifeline’s annual CHOCOHOLIC and Spring Give, Talk LIVE as well as spearheading fundraising activities, public awareness campaigns and volunteer engagement opportunities. FLYP works to develop and empower young professionals to assume leadership roles at work and in the community. Click here to learn more. It consists of young professionals ages 23 to 40 who are passionate about supporting Family Lifeline’s mission and goals.
The council is led by incoming leaders, Melody Mickens with Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC as President and Steven Smith with Capital One as Vice President. Leadership is supported by staff liaison Rebecca Butler and Board of Directors liaison Joe Williams with Altria. While all members can be found here, we would like to extend a special welcome to these new members:

  • Ryan Blackman, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Savannah Duffy, Community Volunteer
  • Kelsey Farbotko, Williams Mullen
  • Ashley Glover, Hunton & Williams
  • Will Harrison, Ernst & Young
  • Scott Hoffmann, Keiter
  • Stephanie McDonald, Dominion Energy
  • Jordan Moeller, Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Tynesha O’Quinn, Parrallon Business Performance
  • Steve Spasojevich, Markel Corporation

We would also like to extend special acknowledgement and thanks to exiting members who have successfully served their two-year term:

  • Nathalia Artus (former Board of Directors liaison)
  • Alison Kaufmann
  • Lauren Hum Willis
  • Ellen Negus
  • Semhar Woldesslassie