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Board Members

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Dynasty Taylor

Dynasty Taylor

Founder/CEO/ President

Dynasty is responsible for the vision, strategy, and local fundraising efforts for Dynasty’s United Youth Association as it expands throughout South Los Angeles.
Unique Smith

Unique Smith

Vice President

Working with the board of directors and other senior executives of the organization, the vice president plans, develops and enforces policies and objectives for the organization to ensure it maintains its values and meets established goals.
Chianti Warrior

Chianti Warrior

Secretary

Chianti’s duties include managing all the organization’s internal communications and preparing or keeping track of board meeting dates, meeting agendas, and minutes from the meeting
Keasha Gill

Keasha Gill

Outreach Partnership Coordinator I

Lakeisha is responsible for identifying economic development partnerships to increase and improve staff sustainability and infrastructure.
Megan Whipp

Megan Whipp

Outreach Partnership Coordinator II

Megan is responsible for identifying educational programs and partnerships to increase and improve program sustainability and infrastructure.
Lauren Colley

Lauren Colley

Fundraiser Coordinator

Lauren is responsible for soliciting sponsors, advertising, selling tickets, covering the logistics of the event and, most importantly, generating profits.
Jessika Lloyd

Jessika Lloyd

Media Coordinator

As Board Member focusing on marketing for DUYA, her goal is to support the growth, sustainability, and image of the nonprofit.

Outreach Committee

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Ana Huerta

Ana Huerta

Youth Representative

Ana’s role is to help recruit volunteers, identify resources to support students and families, and assist with fundraiser planning.
Sachiko Kambe

Sachiko Kambe

Youth and Branding Representative

Sachiko is responsible for the overall image of DUYA, and adapting a brand strategy for our target market.
Clark Thomas

Clark Thomas

Youth & Media Representative

Clark is responsible for the hosting of all social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Lauren Hicks

Lauren Hicks

Youth and Funding

Lauren Hicks works alongside the Fundraising Team to assist with planning, brands, and events. 

Jeannie Hoffman

Jeannie Hoffman

Youth and Partnerships

Jeannie Hoffman works alongside the partnership team to assist with identifying strength-based organizations that have similar missions as DUYA.