Description: The purpose of the Young Professionals Committee is to recruit and engage young professional members by providing them with mentorship and professional development opportunities as well as raising money to make membership free for those under 40. The YP Committee consists of two subcommittees as well as liaisons to the Communications, Education, and Membership Committees (1 liaison per committee). Volunteers for this committee are involved in the subcommittees, plan various events, help work events, and participate in educational outreach. 

Committee chair and contact: Sunny Lunka;  sunny.lunka@srs.gov 

Professional Development and Mentoring Subcommittee 

Description: This subcommittee is responsible for facilitating mentoring relationships and professional development opportunities for young professional members. Subcommittee members are a mix of young and experienced professionals. Volunteers for this committee organize the “Tap Into Nuclear” event series which includes determining session topics, inviting speakers, and collaborating with the Communications Committee to advertise the events. 

Fundraising Subcommittee 

Description: This subcommittee is responsible for planning CNTA’s Costume Ball within an approved budget. This includes seeking corporate sponsorship, selecting a venue, selling tickets, etc. 

Liaisons 

Description: Liaisons to the Communications, Education, and Membership Committees are expected to actively participate in their respective committees (see other committee descriptions) and facilitate young professional engagement in CNTA.