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Young Professionals Advisory Board Info

Be a part of a vibrant, multi-disciplinary arts organization that has served over 100,000 children and youth with quality, cross-disciplinary arts education.

The Los Angeles Music and Art School’s (LAMusArt) Young Professionals Advisory Board (YPAB) is a great opportunity for young professionals to use and grow their skills in support of multi-arts education for youth. Whether your expertise is in marketing, event planning, fundraising, volunteering or other areas, the possibilities are endless. Join us in our efforts to increase access to quality arts instruction for undeserved youth in the greater East Los Angeles area and engage with our surrounding communities.

We are currently recruiting for new advisory board members to join us this year!

Who We’re Looking For 

  • Young professionals dedicated to LAMusArt’s mission of offering sequential, multidisciplinary, individual and group arts training in music, visual art, dance and drama to all students, regardless of age, ethnicity or artistic aptitude

  • Able to your skills and strengths to advance LAMusArt by fundraising for the organization and build a stronger foundation of volunteers and donors

  • Able to commit to attending bi-monthly board meetings, and events throughout the year. 

Why Join our YPAB 

  • Help provide students with a gateway to higher education and success through arts education

  • Make a positive impact in the East Los Angeles area and surrounding communities

  • Engage with other young Los Angeles professionals with a passion for the arts

  • Prepare for Board seats, including LAMusArt

  • Enjoy wonderful friendships and connections with fellow YPAB members, our Circle of Friends, students, faculty and patrons

YPAB Goals and Responsibilities 

  • Help develop and deploy new strategies and approaches for fundraising, marketing, and outreach

  • Be an ambassador for LAMusArt in the community and expand our sphere of influence


  • Two-year commitment

  • Attend at least 4 bi-monthly meetings a year

  • Plan and attend LAMusArt event annually

  • Assist in fundraising, including by selling tickets and promoting fundraisers

  • Actively participate on a committee


  • Give/get a $1,000 contribution each year

Join the YPAB

To apply, please fill out and email the application (below) along with your resume to 

We will review your application and candidates will be notified of their status within a few weeks.

Please note as part of the recruitment process, we normally have candidates engage in one volunteer opportunity with LAMusArt. While there are no in-person events happening at the moment however due to COVID-19, we’re asking that YPAB candidates support our efforts to expand the reach of the LAMusArt virtual programs through online outreach. We’ll go into more details once you’ve submitted your application.

Thank you for your interest in joining our Young Professionals Advisory Board! 

YPAB Alumni

Alisa De Los Santos

Board Member

Charli Kemp

Board Member

Christine Mantilla

Board Member

Cynthia Pearson

Board Member

Eduardo Garfias

Board Member

Jack McMorrow

Board Member

Jasmine Ako

Founding Chair

Maria Elena Hewitt

Board Member

Maya Kalinowski

Board Member

Pooja Nair

Board Member

Richard Graham

Former Chair & Founding Member

Stacy Cumberbatch

Board Member

Yvette Sanchez

Board Member

Beatriz Garcia

Board Member

Christa Lorenz

Board Member

Christopher Chen

Board Member

Dwayne Rice

Board Member

Emma Reinhart

Board Member

Jared Nassaney

Board Member

Jennifer Chen

Board Member

Marissa Rawlins Bradfield

Board Member

Michael Robles

Board Member

Radomir Avila

Board Member

Roxie Friberg

Board Member

Valeria Martinez

Board Member

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