Young Leaders Society


We invite you to join United Way's Young Leaders Society, a group of caring and committed young professionals on a mission to encourage philanthropy and volunteerism among their peers.  Young Leaders are under 40 years old and engage in a wide variety of volunteer projects, networking activities, and social events.  You can join over 400 members making a positive impact!

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To make a positive and lasting impact in the Siouxland community, by helping those in need.  To encourage philanthropy and volunteerism, and to help spread the mission of the United Way of Siouxland to the young professionals in our community. 


  • Donors under age 40 who contribute $250 or more to United Way of Siouxland's annual campaign

  • Gift can be combined with a spouse or partner

  • Special recognition as a United Way donor

  • Gifts of $500 or more receive additional recognition at the United Way Leadership Level 

  • Opportunities to engage with key community, civic and business leaders 

  • Unique opportunities to engage directly in United Way's work through volunteerism 

  • Professional and personal growth through leadership development opportunities 

  • Invitations to networking events with other young professionals 

  • Inclusion in our social media network community 

INTERESTED IN LEADERSHIP? ASK ABOUT THE YOUNG LEADERS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE! This committee plans leadership, volunteer, and networking events for membership development. 

2022 Executive Committee Members:

Jesse Hinrichs, Chair, Scheels

Megan Dickinson, Vice Chair, South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront

Amanda Davis, Past Chair, U. S. Bank

Meghan Carannante, Spectra

Amanda Wiebe, Trinity Electric Services LLC

Lindsey Gutierrez, St. Luke's Unity Point

Gina Erickson, Westrock Siouxland

December 2021 Event:

Young Leaders celebrated their End of Year Gathering on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at Buffalo Alice on Historic 4th Street (1022 4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101). Executive Committee members and their guests enjoyed some great food and conversation.

Upcoming Spring 2022 Events:

The spring 2022 "Get on Board" event will be held in February!  This event connects interested professionals with local non-profit agencies who have open board seats available.  More information on this event coming soon.

The Young Leaders Caddyshack Scramble Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Two Rivers Golf Course in Dakota Dunes, SD.  Proceeds go to Imagination Library, a program that provides free books to Siouxland children.  Watch here for more information! 


Contact Sharon at or call (712) 255-3551 for more information about the Young Leaders Society.