YPT-NYC Election Results & Upcoming Opportunities + Events


The outgoing YPTNYC Board would like to thank everyone for voting in our election and especially those who ran for the 2021 Board. We look forward to working with our new Board members over the next month and helping them transition to their roles.

YPTNYC 2021 Board:

  • Chair: Tyce Herrman
  • Deputy Chair: Rayn Riel
  • Content Manager: Kristy Tu
  • Treasurer: Scott Middleton
  • Professional Development Manager: Ayanthi Gunawardana
  • Membership Manager: Elizabeth Jule Gladoun
  • Events & Programs Manager: Sydney McGinn
  • Communications Manager: Emily Provonsha
  • Social Media Manager: Lauren Rushing
  • Partnerships Director: Julia Fiore

Congratulations to our new YPTNYC 2021 Board members!


As a result of COVID-19, young professionals have had reduced access to leading industry conferences due to event cancellations, budget reductions, travel restrictions, and social distancing. Young Professionals in Transportation – International wants to support the professional development of young professionals by funding the 2021 TRB Young Professional registration fees for four YPT Members at a value of $245 per registration. The conference will be held virtually.

Disclaimer: the TRB Annual Meeting website defines that a Young Professional can register at a reduced rate if they are age 35 or younger at the time of the Annual Meeting (date of birth & ID required.) We will reimburse for this rate, however an active YPT Member who does not confirm to that definition can enter and would need to cover the difference between the Young Professional rate and the standard rate if selected.

Additional information is available through the form below. Submissions must be submitted using this form by November 19, 2020 at 8 pm PST to be eligible.

YPT TRB Young Members scholarship submission form


Are you enrolled or considering enrolling in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF) program but confused about how it actually works? Did you know that close to 99% of applicants are currently denied after ten years of service?

We will host a lecture and workshop on the program with loan expert Betsy Mayotte, who spent twenty years doing loan compliance before founding her own nonprofit organization dedicated to helping student loan borrowers. Join us for a presentation on the inner workings of the program and the latest COVID-related updates to it, as well as a Q&A session (must be a member to attend for free). We will have an option to submit questions privately as well.

Tuesday, 12/15 at 7:30PM


Nice to see many of you at last month’s bike ride meet up!

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