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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 4, 2017
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) is accepting Board of Directors applications for Valley Young Professionals (VYP), the premier group for up-and-coming professionals in Phoenix.
The VYP Board of Directors comprises business leaders between the ages of 25 and 39 who are passionate about community involvement and are actively creating and overseeing a program that helps retain and attract young professionals to the Greater Phoenix region.
The board is responsible for the direction of VYP and helps to identify content, speakers, venues and community partnerships. Additionally, those selected are asked to utilize their personal and professional relationships to help promote the work of VYP and the Chamber.
Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
“VYP helps young professionals build lasting relationships, establish professional development opportunities and serve as a catalyst for change in Phoenix,” said Adam McAnally, VYP Board of Directors chair and regulatory analyst for Salt River Project. “VYP is an outstanding organization in Phoenix.”
“Facilitating the success of young professionals is vital to the future of our economy,” said Todd Sanders, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. “Valley Young Professionals is the Chamber’s tool to connect up-and-coming business leaders, provide opportunities for growth and ensure success.”
VYP Board of Directors applicants must be members of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce or Valley Young Professionals. Board members serve an initial two-year term with the option to renew for an additional two years. Those who are not members are encouraged to inquire about membership in order to be eligible.
For more information about the Chamber’s Valley Young Professionals, contact Brittney Conklin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.