Board of Directors

  • Savanna Ellison

    President

    Savanna has been an active member of the Junior League of Fresno (JLF) since 2017. Prior to Fresno, she was a member of the Junior League of Monterey County (2013-2017). Her previous roles in Junior League include serving as a member of the IMPACT, Nominating & Placement, and Senior Girl Athlete committees. Savanna has also served in leadership roles as Membership Development Chair, Communications Chair,  Membership Vice President, and President-Elect. Savanna received her Bachelor of Arts – Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations from California State University, Northridge. She currently works as the Marketing Manager for Netafim USA.

    Savanna enjoys spending time with her husband, Hal of 9 years and two boys, Rhett and Ryder.

    Contact: president@jlfresno.org

  • Kylie Nesgis

    President-Elect

    Kylie has been an active member of the Junior League of Fresno (JLF) since 2014.  As a Hoover High School senior, Kylie was a recipient of Junior League of Fresno’s Senior Girl Athlete Award. Her previous roles in Junior League include serving as Fund Development Chair, two years as Senior Girl Athlete Chair, and Secretary. Kylie received her Bachelors of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy at California State University, Fresno. She is also a recent graduate of Regis University in Denver, Colorado where she received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  Kylie works as a Nurse Technician at Valley Children’s Hospital and is studying to pass her NCLEX-RN.

    Kylie enjoys spending time with her family and loves her new role as Auntie. When Kylie isn’t serving with JLF, you can find her serving at The Well Community Church in the Kid’s Ministry. Outside of serving and working, Kylie loves cooking, adventuring outdoors, relaxing at the lake, playing soccer, gardening, and hanging out with her Shih Tzu, Harley.

    Contact: president-elect@jlfresno.org

  • Sarah Papazian

    Recording Secretary

     

    Contact: secretary@jlfresno.org

  • Rachel Gillam

    Finance Vice President

    Rachel has been an active member of the Junior League of Fresno (JLF) since 2012. Rachel is a proud resident of the Central Valley and has always been active in the community. She was introduced to Junior League by a close friend who invited her to our annual Spring fundraiser, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. With a taste for fashion, Rachel loved this event because she was able to wear a beautiful and large fancy hat she had purchased. Her previous roles in Junior League include serving as a member on the Breakfast at Tiffany’s Spring Event, Senior Girl Athlete, Community Impact, and Nominating committees. Her leadership experience with Junior League of Fresno includes serving as Breakfast at Tiffany’s Spring Event Chair. In addition to her work with Junior League, Rachel is also a member of the African American Alumni Association at Fresno State. Rachel is a graduate of  California State University, Fresno where she received her Bachelors of Science-Criminology with an emphasis in Victimology. Rachel also attended the University of Phoenix where she received a Masters Degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy. A significant amount of her career has been centered around at risk and foster youth within the Central Valley. Rachel currently works as Department Manager for the Internal Revenue Service.

    Rachel enjoys spending time with her…

    Contact: vpfinance@jlfresno.org

  • Allison Brum

    Nominating & Placement Chair

     

     

    Contact: nominating@jlfresno.orgplacement@jlfresno.org