Chair: Bill Badran


Have some great ideas on how HYP can help develop new professionals like yourself? Fine tune your skill set and gain valuable information on industry trends and activities by participating in this committee. This group brings you the legendary “Inside HYP” series (taking you behind the scenes at area businesses), and our "Coffee and Conversations" and "Drinks and Discussion” series (large conversations with young local leaders as panelists on topics that matter to young professionals) Help mold HYP’s professional development activities by volunteering now. Meets monthly.

Contact Bill to learn more and get involved.



Chair: Anne Reilly


One of the most active committees in HYP. Responsible for organizing and executing HYP’s signature monthly UNWIND’s, to quarterly special events, to volunteer opportunities and group outings and everything in-between. You already attend the events, volunteer to make them happen! Meets monthly.

Contact Ann at to learn more and get involved.



Chair: Travis Steinhoff


The primary focus of the Membership Development committee is to retain and recruit members to HYP. This committee works closely with the Events and Marketing committees to promote HYP within the Holland area. This committee works to increase the value of the organization by being a resource for new and old members who are interested in getting more involved or have questions about the Lakeshore area. Meets monthly.

Contact Travis to learn more and get involved.



Chair: Lina Pierson


Ever wonder who comes up with those catchy email blasts that lured you into that last UNWIND? Did you read about HYP in the paper or online? This is the committee that produces that message! This committee keeps the website content current, the email blasts breezy, creates marketing materials for events and HYP programs, and organizes publicity for HYP. Are you imaginative and organized? Do you love deadlines? They do too, so what are you waiting for? Meets monthly.

Contact Lina to learn more and get involved. 



Chair: Laura Pohl

Strategic Partnerships Committee

The fund development committee identifies and engages organizations that wish to partner with HYP by supporting HYP's annual operations, including in-kind contributions. Meets quarterly as needed.

Contact Laura to learn more and get involved.



Philanthropy Committee

The mission of the philanthropy committee is to promote opportunities for community engagement including to the giving of members’ time, talent and treasures to support local nonprofit organizations/community causes, which in turn supports HYP’s mission of the Holland/Zeeland Area becoming a great place for all people to live, work and play. Meets monthly.

Contact Yah-Hanna to learn more and get involved.