Young Professionals


The Young Professional Advisory Council (YPC) is a significant resource to Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles, its Board of Directors and the children we serve. YPC works as an extension to the Board of Directors by acting as ambassadors for Make-A-Wish through fundraising, networking, volunteering and advocacy of the Make-A-Wish mission. The YPC, which helps to develop the next generation of MAWLA leadership, is comprised of professionals in the entertainment, sports, finance, law and Silicon Beach startups, under 45-years-old, who are passionate about being active and philanthropic members of the community. 


The council is comprised of 2 co-chairpersons, the executive team, cabinet members, and general division. All members have an annual give/get goal of $1,000. 

2020-2021 Young Professionals Council Roster 


Austin Del’ve & Nick Lynch 


Cabinet Members 

Teri Akahoshi 

Benjamin Akley 

Natalie Atkinson 

Jade Brewster 

Natalie Casey 

Ali De Oca 

Faraz Fatemi 

Ally Hayashi 

Morgan Jackson 

Charlotte Kiang 

Amanda Lanfré 

Lin Lei 

Ari Levine 

Josh Murray 

Tanya Murray 

Ben Nialis-Saulson 

Dana Nialis-Saulson 

Andrew Pogue 

Jacqueline Smith 

Wiley Strahan 

Maryam Taghikhani 

Jason Tokoro 

Quinn Torres 

For member responsibilities and processes, please click below

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Young Professionals Council 2020

For more information, please contact John Seiber at [email protected]