About YPS

All across the country, young professionals are becoming more involved and invested in their local communities. The Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield (Springfield YPS) represents the region’s corporate, non-profit, and cultural interests by engaging a younger demographic in several distinct areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Business & career development
  • Networking
  • Cultural involvement
  • Community involvement
  • Educational opportunities
  • Volunteerism
  • Recreational & social activities
  • And more!

The Springfield YPS is an organization built to exchange ideas, share common interests and cultivate its membership to serve as the Pioneer Valley’s leaders of tomorrow. Our engaging, diverse membership comes from a wide-range of professions and backgrounds united by a commitment to make Springfield a better place to work, live, play and stay!

Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

  • Amie Miarecki, President
    Executive Director, Christopher Heights of Belchertown
  • Heather Clark, Vice President of Programs and Partnerships
    Event Manager – Baystate Children’s Hospital
    Program Director – Children’s Miracle Network, Baystate Health Foundation
  • Meredith Perri, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy
    High School Sports Editor – MassLive
  • Andrew Mankus, Treasurer
    Director of Operations for Residential Dining Services –
    University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Elizabeth Persch, Clerk
    Sales Representative – Liberty Mutual Insurance


  • Ashley Batlle
    Beauty Batlles Lounge
  • Victoria Pereira
    Interim Director of the Annual Fund and Alumni and Donor Engagement, Bay Path University
  • Regina Burns
    Rise Event Production
  • Melissa Cuzzone
    EBS Insurance Brokers
  • Nancy Davis
    Elms College
  • Katie Force
    Springfield Thunderbirds
  • Samantha Rudd, Finance Director, Vista Home Improvement
  • Kelly Selkirk
    St. Germain Investments
  • Alex Sieracki
    Mercedes-Benz of Springfield
  • Kyle Sullivan
    John M. Glover Agency
  • Jack Yvon
    Charter Oak Financial

Immediate Past President:

  • Ashley Clark, Berkshire Bank

To contact us, please email Amie at: admin@springfieldyps.com

Mailing address: PO Box 15216 Springfield, MA 01115-5216 US