2021-22 Board of Directors

YNPN Cleveland’s leadership consists of dedicated volunteers.

Our Board of Directors is made up of young professionals from organizations across the Greater Cleveland area. We thank them for carrying out the day-to-day operations of our chapter as without them, there would be no YNPN Cleveland. Learn more about each of the talented individuals who lead YNPN Cleveland below.

Interested in joining our Board of Directors? Email us at ynpncleveland@gmail.com to learn about our available positions and how you can utilize your skills to have an impact on the young professional community in the Greater Cleveland area.

Communications Chair

Miranda Mueller

Academic Support Services Technician, Cuyahoga Community College, Cuyahoga Community College
Bakery Apprentice, Dave’s Markets Midtown

Miranda is a 2019 graduate of Capital University and is currently pursuing further education at Cuyahoga Community College. She is an Elyria native, butnow calls the West Park neighborhood of Cleveland home. Miranda is in her second year of service on the YNPN Cleveland Board of Directors, having served as the 2020-21 Programming Co-Chair. To learn more about Miranda’s professional background, visit her LinkedIn profile at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirandamueller/

Operations Chair

James Kosmatka

Operations Manager, American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio
James is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and is a 2009 graduate of Cleveland State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre. James is in his third year of service on the YNPN Cleveland Board of Directors. For more information about James’s professional background, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jkosmatka/

Programming Chair

Ashley Hendricks

Programming & Outreach Coordinator, The Mary Lee Tucker Clothe-A-Child Program

Ashley is a 2020 graduate of Bowling Green State University from the School of Media and Communication graduate program. Her passion for event coordination and program development motivated her to join the YNPN Cleveland Board of Directors as our 2021-22 Programming Chair! She currently assists The Mary Lee Tucker’s Clothe-A-Child program as the coordinator to help children in need shop for new, warm clothes for the winter season. Ashley has volunteered for the Omicron Delta Kappa’s 2021 National Leadership Conference Planning Committee and Bowling Green State University’s Forensics Speech and Debate Team. She will also represent the Ohio Communication Association Executive Board as the Conference Chair. Aside from work and volunteering, Ashley spends her personal time going to restaurants, streaming tv shows, belting show tunes, and exploring local attractions. Connect with her on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/ashendricks2

Outreach Chair

Close-up photo of Will Sanborn

Will Sanborn


Adult Employment Coordinator, The Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Ohio
Will Sanborn is a nonprofit professional and arts educator. He currently serves as the Adult Employment Coordinator for the Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Ohio (DSANEO). As an actor, director and teaching artist, he has worked across Northeast Ohio with companies such as Great Lakes Theater, The Musical Theater Project, Stagecrafters/Broadway Buddies, Beck Center for the Arts, Cain Park and more. He holds a BFA in Theatre Arts (Acting) from Elon University and is pursuing a Masters of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.