Katelyn Willoughby-Bagley is fired up about communication, leadership development, and working with diverse nonprofit individuals across the North Bay to help them carry out their missions. Each day Katelyn works with leaders – aspiring and established – to help them gain the knowledge, resources, and connections to build their confidence and elevate their impact. Throughout her career Katelyn has been involved in the nonprofit sector, including running her own nonprofit program, Parent’s Night Out, from 2008-2011. While completing her M.A. at San Francisco State University in Communication Studies, Katelyn focused on communities, civic engagement, and volunteer management. Her final project examined how nonprofits used social media as a mechanism for increasing community awareness, uniting diverse populations and sustaining volunteers.
Katelyn published a manual on “Top Ten Tips” for nonprofits to effectively launch social media campaigns. Katelyn is passionate about teaching and has taught Public Speaking and Communication Theory. Katelyn paints, goes hiking, and spends time with her family and friends. Katelyn is a life-long learner who is committed to enhancing her understanding of the world and the wonderful things in it. She lives with her husband in American Canyon.
She has an A.A. in Fashion Design from FIDM, B.S. in Marketing from SFSU and a certificate in Project Management from UC Berkeley. Moua is an avid outdoor adventurer that has explored over 60+ back-country, National Parks, Monuments, Forests in the Western U.S.. Moua is currently an enthusiastic amateur athlete in the world of Obstacle Course Racing and has run in Spartan, Rugged Maniac, Toughmudder, and Battlefrog races.
Secretary & YNPN National Liason
After graduating with a degree in International Relation, Andrea received her TEFL Certification and spent almost a year in rural Thailand working with high schoolers and adults continuing their education. During this time, she developed a passion for the use of culturally sensitive curriculum and pedagogy in the international arena. Upon returning to California in late 2016, she began work at Brakeley Briscoe, the world’s oldest nonprofit consulting firm. Currently, she is a Fellow with the Association for Fundraising Professionals and is in school to obtain a Masters in International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco.
(Currently accepting applications for position)
First Connected to YNPN: I used to volunteer for YNPN San Diego chapter as one of the board of directors. After I moved to Bay Area, I decoded to keep continue my positive volunteer experience with YNPNsfba.
Job: Sr. Workforce Planning Analyst with Blue Shield of California.
YNPN Goals: Currently, I serve on the board of YNPNsfba chapter and focus on human capital related projects. My future career goal is to use my knowledge to support the workforce and make it a happy working environment for everyone.