HSC YAP – Young Affiliated Professionals Group

YAP is the Humane Society of Charlotte’s young affiliates group that supports the mission of HSC through member donations as well as community involvement and outreach efforts. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

Our Mission

The Humane Society of Charlotte’s Young Affiliated Professionals (YAP) is a group of people who care about animal welfare and want to promote the mission of the Humane Society of Charlotte. YAP aims to bring together Charlotteans who want to help animals in need while getting to know like-minded professionals through social events, networking and fundraising activities.

Our Community Impact

As members of YAP, we support the efforts of the Humane Society of Charlotte by volunteering, participating and supporting special events, hosting fundraisers, making donations and interacting with the staff, Board of Directors, donors, volunteers and adopters that love and support HSC.

We are committed to caring for the companion animals in our community while bringing together young professionals people who hope to connect, network, strengthen their philanthropic efforts and meet peers in our community!

Questions about YAP? Want to get involved? Email our YAP Liaison today!

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Meet Our YAP Pack Leaders

Virginia Khoury

YAP Chair

Hometown

King, NC

Job

Senior Network Contract Manager at UnitedHealthGroup

Pets

Baker

Brenna Johnson

YAP Vice-Chair

Hometown

Birmingham, AL

Job

Home Designer at THR Design Build

Pets

Pita (dog), Moose, Lady and Zumi (cats), Cookie, Chiquita, Michelle, Coco Rico (chickens)

Stephen Eldridge

YAP Group Activities Chair

Hometown

Salisbury, NC

Job

Regional Director at Dimensional Fund Advisors

Pets

Lila (dog) and Scarlett (cat)

Krystal Parr

YAP Membership Chair

Hometown

Quakertown, PA

Job

VP, Treasury Data Management at BOA

Pets

Groucho, 5-year-old American Foxhound & Janey, 3-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound

Kirbi Whitaker

YAP Marketing & Social Media Chair

Hometown

Mt. Airy, NC

Job

Executive Recruiter at Oakley Search Partners

Pets

Stella (beagle mix) and Baxter (lab mix)