We're a diverse group of young professionals promoting and supporting the Mint Museum through cultural, social, leadership, and fundraising activities and events. Established in 1990, we're the premier social arts organization for young professionals in Charlotte.

OUR MISSION 

To introduce members to the resources available at the Mint, and develop appreciation of the arts through a wide variety of programs including gallery openings, receptions, annual fundraising events, membership meetings and after-work educational seminars.

OUR COMMUNITY IMPACT 

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We make substantial donations of tangible and intangible goods to the Mint Museum each year. To date, we have made eight art acquisitions, which are held in the permanent collection of the Mint with credit to the Young Affiliates. We are also committed to raising funds to offset the cost of free school tours of the Mint Museum for school-aged children in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. These tours inspire a new generation of artists and art enthusiasts who will make Charlotte a more vibrant community.

 

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virginia Wooten

PRESIDENT

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KATE MATTOX

VICE PRESIDENT

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derek Bastien

TREASURER

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joshua baccus

SECRETARY

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LAUREN HARKEY

PAST PRESIDENT

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Stefan Friend

DEVELOPMENT CO-CHAIR

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Emanuel Nasui

DEVELOPMENT CO-CHAIR

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Chelsey Sanderson

CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT CO-CHAIR

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ERIN HUBER

CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT CO-CHAIR

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SATIE MUNN

DERBY DAYS CO-CHAIR

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Amanda Deisenroth

DERBY DAYS CO-CHAIR

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AMORETTE REID

FALL BALL CO-CHAIR

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Victoria Mathias

FALL BALL CO-CHAIR

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Claudia Pascual 

MEMBER RELATIONS
CO-CHAIR

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Kaitlyn McElwee

ART SHOW CO-CHAIR

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ginny talley

SOCIAL MEDIA CHAIR

Photo Credit: Nick Bossi