Join the Next Generation of Leaders


About the Emerging Leaders Society (ELS)

Brown County United Way Emerging Leaders Society is network of passionate, community-minded early to mid-career professionals who want to connect with others while serving and leading their communities. Our Mission is to create a network of young community leaders who will actively invest their time, talents and financial resources in our community.

In doing this, the society will support the Brown County United Way’s mission to bring together the strengths of our community to improve the quality of life in Brown County today and in the future.

What’s in it for me?

Members of Emerging Leaders Society have the opportunity to:
CONNECT with professionals at all levels via our LinkedIn group and networking opportunities in Brown County.

ENGAGE by attending and participating in ELS networking and leadership events.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE by participating in local volunteer projects that make a meaningful impact on our community.

Member Benefits
– Connect with other Emerging Leaders in your community

– Belong to the next generation of philanthropists

– Drive change in the lives of people in our community through giving, advocating and volunteering

EMERGING LEADERS SOCIETY members form a community of young professionals who are philanthropically engaged, network with other young professionals, learn new skills and overall, benefit the communities in which they live.

Programs, volunteer activities and special events are aligned to the Brown County United Way’s overarching aims – making a difference in the areas of health, education and self-sufficiency. Each month there are new opportunities for ELS members to philanthropically engage in the community.

Membership Information

ADVOCATE Membership
Join at this membership level and in lieu of a $50 dollar investment your first year, you can pledge to volunteer a minimum of 25 hours in a twelve month period.

LIVE UNITED Membership
Investment of $50-$249 dollars annually to the Brown County United Way. Student rate is $25 dollars.

GIVE Membership
Investment of $250 dollars or more annually to the Brown County United Way qualifies you for the opportunity to joining the ELS Advisory Council.

Interested in joining or just looking for more information?

Please contact: Miranda Knudson at 920-593-4781

Interested in joining? Fill out the ELS Membership Form

Want to know more about membership? ELS Membership Levels

Upcoming Events


  • Check back for 2017 event dates!


  • Check back for 2017 event dates!


  • Check back for 2017 event dates!

For more information about Emerging Leaders Society contact Miranda at 920-593-4781.