Hampton Roads Young Professionals Board
If you're interested and ready to take the next step in joining the Special Olympics Virginia Young Professionals Board for the 2023-24 term, apply today!

Meet the Board
2022-2023 Executive Committee
President: Savannah Wright
Proposal Coordinator
Fairlead Integrated
Portsmouth, VA
Vice President: Will Nexsen
Rutter Mills LLP
Norfolk, VA
Treasurer: Bill Delmar
US Navy
Norfolk, VA
Secretary: Ashley Scott
Policy Coordinator
Blue Star Families
Norfolk, VA
Where We Work


Atlantic Union Bank


Blue Star Families

City of Virginia Beach Economic Development

Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront

Davenport Company



Fidelity Investments

Hampton Roads Chamber

JRC Mechanical



Old Dominion University

Own Real Estate

Princess Anne YMCA

Puquoson Middle School

Realor, entrepreneur, DJ

Roc Solid Foundation

Rutter Mills

Southern Bank

Towne Wealth Management


Travelers Companies

United Way of South Hampton Roads

US Navy


Virginia Assett Group

About the Board
Special Olympics Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a coalition of enthusiastic young professionals ages 22-40, who seek to inspire radical inclusion through regional fundraising, advocacy, and volunteer involvement.

Membership Requirements:

  • Attendance at all quarterly YPB General Meetings
  • Committee Involvement:
    • Social, Fundraising, Recruitment & Engagement, Volunteer or Executive
    • Attendance at monthly committee meetings at agreed upon venue or via phone
  • Participation in two fundraising and two volunteer events
  • Members are ages 22-40, working in the greater Hampton Roads area
  • Expected annual membership contribution of $100 (can be made in multiple payments)


  • Support Special Olympics Virginia's fundraising efforts through annual giving, participation in signature events and developing new programs.
  • Advocate for the Special Olympics movement and educate young professionals in the Hampton Roads area to increase their involvement with the organization.
  • Connect and engage with like-minded young professionals on the YPB and in the community through social, fundraising and volunteer opportunities.
Send an email to Austin for additional information on how to apply!