Our Staff

Cody Bahn

Communications Manager

Madison Chapman

Program Coordinator

Brenna Hill

Development Director

Rodney Johnson Jr.

Program Associate

Farah Lawal Harris

Artistic Director

Lauren Miller

Program Associate

Keta Newborn

Production Manager

Jared Shamberger

Education Director

Matt Volk

Development Manager

Tristan Willis

Operations Specialist

Brigitte Winter

Executive Director

Our Board of Directors

Photo of Walter Derengowski

Walter Derengowski

Partner

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman

Paul Feeko

Treasurer

Partner

EY (Retired)

Michone T. Johnson

Vice-Chair

Vice President, Federal Government Relations

Verizon

Courtney Knowles

Director, Marketing Operations

National Geographic

Lisa Rawls

Principal

KPMG LLC

Tyrone Short

Founder

Southern Imaginations

Lara Trujillo Webb

Senior Manager, Contracting Center of Excellence

PwC

Jonathan Tucker

Development Manager

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

K. Michele Walters

Arlington, VA

Lemar White

Chair

Program Manager, Inclusive Learning

Google

Join our board

YPT seeks board members who understand and value racial equity and anti-oppression as organizational operating principles and share our passion for affirming the brilliance of young people and advancing access to arts education that centers the experience of youth.

Work with us

Our organization believes storytelling is integral to a better future. Through our workshops, performances, and support for educators, our work fosters the creativity and confidence of young people. If you share our passion for the arts and the advancement of youth, and you’re seeking an opportunity to work for an organization that values autonomy, equality, collaboration, and compassion, we encourage you to learn more about YPT and our employment and service opportunities.