Youth Enrichment Services (YES) is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees. They come from diverse backgrounds and bring an array of new talents to the groups they will be serving on. They are taking the next step in their commitment to advancing the YES mission. Meet them now!
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Michael Abend – Michael currently serves on the YES Governance Committee and is looking forward to expanding his service to the organization. He is a recently retired business owner and consultant.
Marisol Cooke – Marisol grew up in Dorchester and is thrilled to give back to her hometown neighborhood by serving as a leadership volunteer at YES. She is a Senior Manager with Grant Thornton.
Autumn Edelson – Autumn has been volunteering with YES for several years in various capacities. She currently chairs the YES Young Professionals Committee. Autumn is very excited to join the volunteer leadership of the organization. She is a consultant with Slalom.
Shawn Hurley – Shawn Hurley is a friend and colleague of Board of Directors member, Biria St. John. He is inspired by the YES mission and looking forward to getting involved with the organization. Shawn is Managing Director at CrossHarbor Capital Partners.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kalli Catcott – Kalli has served on the YES Board of Trustees since 2020 and also volunteers as a coach in the YES Track & Field Program. Additionally, she is a member of the Capital Campaign Committee and served as a 2022 Gala Co-Chair. Kalli is thrilled to continue her service to YES and step up to the Directors level. She works as a Principal Scientist with Mersana Therpeutics.
Deniz Ferendeci - Deniz has served on the YES Board of Trustees since 2020. Additionally, he is a member of the Real Estate Committee and served as a 2022 Gala Co-Chair. Deniz is thrilled to continue his service to YES and step up to the Directors level. He is a Partner at Boston Urban Places.
Chris Harris - Chris has served on the YES Board of Trustees since 2020. Additionally, he is a member of the Capital Campaign Committee. Chris is thrilled to continue his service to YES and step up to the Directors level. He is Medical Director at Enanta Pharmaceuticals.