YES Prep Public Schools

Join YES Prep Professionals

YES Prep Professionals (YPP) is a group of professionals from a variety of sectors who are committed to advancing and accelerating the strategic priorities of YES Prep Public Schools. YPP supports YES Prep through community awareness and outreach, fundraising, and campus involvement. 

Ready to get involved? 

Volunteer opportunities range from college panels, job fairs, resume editing, and tutoring. All funds raised through YPP events are designated towards three main priorities: scholarships, supplies, and student opportunities. Ready to join? Please complete this form.

Back to College Bash

Join us at our annual event where the money raised at the event supports YPP’s priority areas of scholarships, supplies, and student opportunities.  Click here to learn more. 


YES Prep Professionals Executive Board

Carole Mariani, Board Chair 

Clay Rynd, Vice Chair 

Regan S. Nielsen, Advisor to the Board 

Ginny Castelan, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair 

Jonathan G. Castelan  

Shamus Crosby 

Elyse Espadas* 

Lauren Ford, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair 

Beth Hockett, Community & Campus Connection Committee Co-Chair

William Mancia* 

Oliver Quintero

Kathleen Turner, Community & Campus Connection Committee Co-Chair

Gabriella Wise, Treasurer  

*denotes YES Prep Alum