Why should you join AYPN?
- Meet other young professionals in Arkansas.
- Meet and be mentored by Arkansas' top executives.
- Gain personal fulfillment by participating in AYPN volunteer activities.
- Gain leadership experience.
- Contribute to projects that have an impact in Arkansas
- Have a great time while making a difference!
New members or guests wanting to experience AYPN should consider visiting one of our committee meetings. Committees are the backbone of AYPN, planning all our events, working to recruit and retain new members, communicating with current members, and training new members to be leaders in our organization.
Community Outreach Committee
Community Outreach is a key component of AYPN's mission: "... support community involvement and to promote an overall investment in the future of Arkansas." The Community Outreach committee's primary responsibility is to provide volunteer opportunities for all AYPN members. It is the responsibility of the Community Outreach Committee to facilitate the selection and coordination of these efforts. CLICK HERE to go to the Community Outreach page.
Professional Development Committee
The mission of the Professional Development Committee is to provide "continuing education" opportunities over a wide range of interests. This committee is responsible for organizing the AYPN IMPACT Speaker Series as well as seminars that are not only educational, but also fun. CLICK HERE to go to the Professional Development page.
Economic Development Committee
The Economic Development Commitee serves as the link between AYPN and the business community. This committee is in charge of organizing the Economic Development Forum Series and tours of various economic engines throughout Greater Little Rock. This committee is also the driving force behind the AYPN Signature Projects, the most recent of which was providing free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the River Market District. CLICK HERE to go to the Economic Development Page.
The Social Committee is in charge of planning AYPN's networking events and works with other committees, like Membership, Economic Development, and Community Outreach, with planning and implimenting the social aspects of their various events.
The Membership Committee is responsible for the recruitment and retention of AYPN members. The committee hosts informational lunches at corporate campuses, holds social functions open to prospective new members, and identifies areas in which the organization can grow in number.
Marketing & Communications Committee
The Communications Committee is charged with managing the "public face" of AYPN. The duties of the committee include maintaining the AYPN webpage and sending AYPN Newsletters, as well as producing press releases, marketing materials, and advertisements for the organization.
The Finance Committee oversees the AYPN budget and manages all finances of the organization. The committee is also responsible for assisting the Economic Development committee with fundraising.
Click Here for Committee Meeting Times and Locations.