Young Professionals Board

Uplift Center for Grieving Children’s dynamic and dedicated Young Professionals Board (YPB) supports and strengthens our mission by engaging the next generation of community minded advocates, expanding awareness, and establishing a strong pipeline for future growth.

Elliot Wilson, Chair

Virtua
Director of Project Services
Marlton, NJ

Sara Duncan, Vice-Chair

Array Architects
Architectural Associate
Conshohocken, PA

Bikram Chadha

PFM
Senior Managing Consultant
Philadelphia, PA

Laura Dingfield

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Philadelphia, PA

Megan Slattery

Women Against Abuse
Donor Engagement Coordinator
Philadelphia, PA

Meghan Welch

Campbell Soup Company
Senior Manager, Pricing Strategy
Camden, NJ

Meredith Wilson

NephCure Kidney International
National Events Manager
King of Prussia, PA

Be a part of the YPB

An ideal candidate embodies the following characteristics: 

  • Passion for Uplift’s work and mission
  • Passion for Volunteerism, Marketing, and Fundraising
  • Desire to Contribute over the Long Term
  • Strong Personal and Professional Network

In return, Uplift makes the following commitments to the YPB: 

  • To provide members the opportunity for meaningful and rewarding service to our mission and community.   
  • To provide members significant professional development and social networking opportunities. 
  • To provide members with the information and language they need to be effective members and ambassadors. 
  • To be diligent in making the best possible use of the assets members make available to us, whether those are time, wisdom, experience, relationships, or money. 
  • Make every effort to keep meetings brief, relevant, interesting, and impactful. 
  • Respond to the best of our ability to member questions, concerns, feedback, and/or criticism. 
  • Do our utmost to be an organization of which all of us can be proud. 
  • To have fun!

Annual activities include:

  • Family Art Night, where YPB members interact with children and families utilizing Uplift’s services
  • Eagles Game Watch
  • Annual Golf Outing
  • Fall Fest Gala
  • And more!

To learn more about Uplift’s Young Professional’s Board, please contact Heather S. Giampapa, Director of Development and Communications at heather@grievingchildren.com or 267-437-3123, ext. 11.