FSU Alumni Association

Young Alumni Council

The Florida State University Young Alumni Council (YAC) plans and implements programs and activities which will engage recent graduates of Florida State University, provides leadership and guidance to the staff of the alumni association on matters of concern to young alumni and works to build a culture of leadership among Florida State’s young alumni.


Young Alumni Council Members

Stefano Cavallaro (B.S. ’15)
Accountant, Carr, Riggs & Ingram
Venice, Fla.

Nydia Counts (B.S. '08)
Chief of Staff - Regional Operations, Teach For America
Hayward, Calif.

Herneshia Dukes (B.S. ’08)
Principal, KIPP Leadership Academy
Kenner, La.

Dr. James Enos (B.S. ’07)
Pediatric Cardiologist
Washington, D.C.

Chris Evans (B.S. '08)
Youth Sports Development Manager, Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation
Miami, Fla.

Robert Jakubik (B.S. ’10)
Tenant Construction Manager, Edens
Ashburn, Va.

Gregory Lamanna (B.S. '05)
Director , Medicare Product Innovation - East Region, Anthem
Sylvania, Ohio

Candace Lerman (B.A. '09, M.S. '10)
Florida Director, Rare Disease United Foundation
Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Nathan Molina (B.S. ’17)
Future Law Student (beginning Fall 2018)
Miami, Fla.

Kim Nash (B.A. ’06) 
Community Health Advocate, QuitDoc Foundation
Atlanta, Ga.

Tenisha Patterson-Brown (B.S. '07, M.S. '08)
Sports Attorney and Business Manager, Definitive Sports Representation
Charlotte, N.C.

Ryan Powers (B.S. '09)
Political Research Consultant, America Rising
Washington, District of Columbia

Sara Saxner (B.S. '14, M.S. '15)
Manager of Regional Partnerships, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Washington, District of Columbia

Derrick Scott (B.S. ’16)
Finance Analyst
Baytown, Texas

Megan Thompson (B.A. ’12)
Event Manager, Washington Speakers Bureau
Washington, District of Columbia

Alexander Yarbrough (B.S. ’12)
Corporate Group Attorney, Riker Danzig
New York, N.Y.