NPF Selects Nine New Youth Ambassadors

The next generation of community leaders takes the helm.

Portland, Oregon – September 18, 2020

Nine dedicated and highly motivated young community members have been selected by the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) to serve as NPF Youth Ambassadors. Through a thorough application process, these nine people have emerged as exceptional community leaders.

Responsibilities of NPF Youth Ambassadors

  • Share experiences through social media and other media opportunities – including a feature story in Our Spot and speaking at NPF events in their area.
  • Participate in regular calls/interactions with other Youth Ambassadors.
  • Participate as a team captain at local Team NPF events.

NPF thanks this passionate group of volunteers and looks forward to a successful partnership over the coming year. Without any further ado, we introduce you to the 2020-21 NPF Youth Ambassadors:

  • Amber, Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • James, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Jensen, Germantown, Tennessee
  • Kendall, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Lena, Lansing Michigan
  • Neel, San Diego, California
  • Sam, Bexley Ohio
  • Shane, East Meadow, New York
  • Thomas, North Haledon, New Jersey

 For more information on the Youth Ambassadors, or to express interest in becoming a youth ambassador, contact Kris Bockmier, Director of Field Operations.

 Press contact, Matt Werbach, Creative Services Manager.

About the National Psoriasis Foundation

Serving its community through more than 50 years of patient support, advocacy, research, education and funding, the National Psoriasis Foundation, NPF, is the world’s leading nonprofit fighting for individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The NPF mission is to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and dramatically improve the lives of more than 8 million individuals in the United States affected by this chronic immune-mediated disease. As part of that effort, NPF created its Patient Navigation Center to offer personalized assistance to everyone with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. To date, NPF has funded more than $24 million in research grants and fellowships that help drive discoveries that may lead to more and better treatments and ultimately a cure. Learn more at

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