Young Patrons

Yellowstone Forever Young Patrons National Council

Yellowstone is a national treasure that needs the ideas, energy, and contributions from many different people to successfully enhance and preserve it for the future.

The Yellowstone Forever Young Patrons National Council works to build a new model of partnership with the National Park Service, one that will engage more visitors and future stewards than ever before.

The opportunities that Yellowstone Forever Young Patrons provides—to experience, connect, and contribute—are the first steps in a lifelong journey for people who want to preserve the park for generations to come.

The Yellowstone Forever Young Patrons gather in cities across the United States to celebrate the world’s first national park. We hope you will be able to join us soon.

For additional information about upcoming events, follow the Yellowstone Forever Young Patrons on Facebook or contact either Meredith McMahon at or Jeff Augustin at

Check out Yellowstone Forever Young Patrons in the press.

Young Patrons

Jackie Rooney, Chair

Tucker Bounds

Jennifer Coughlin

David Culver

Abby Flora

Lauren Davis Hildebran

Whitney Hudak

Garrett Jackson

Clayton Jameson

Darcy Kofol

Theodore May

Erin Murray Manning

Kristen Gregory Meek

Rob Morse

Vaishali Parekh

Andrew Patrick

Arielle Patrick

Elsa Pfaff

Kelli Ritter

Alice Ryan

Andrew Sarda

Andrea Saul

Hillary Saunders

James Spencer

Laura Stubben

Ryan Williams



Young Patrons gathered in our nation’s capital for a non-partisan event supporting Yellowstone Forever.

Upcoming Events

May 1, 2019 – Vandal, New York City

May 2019 – San Francisco (Date and Location TBA)

More cities and dates to be added soon!

Past Events

April 2, 2015 – The Battery, San Francisco

October 21, 2015 – The Bowery Hotel, New York

May, 12, 2016 – The Swedish American Hall, San Francisco

November 3, 2016 – Avenue, New York

May 4, 2017 – Hawthorne, Washington, D.C.

May 17, 2017 – Golden Gate Yacht Club, San Francisco

August 19, 2017 – Wood River Sustainability Center, Sun Valley, Idaho

September 23, 2017 – Zuni Brewing Company, Denver

February 1, 2018 – Lavo Nightclub, New York

May 16, 2018 – Golden Gate Yacht Club, San Francisco

July 12, 2018 – Zuni Street Brewing Co., Denver

February 7, 2019 – Washington, D.C.

San Francisco 2016 - West coast Young Patrons gathered during sunset to support Yellowstone National Park.
San Francisco 2017 - The San Francisco Young Patrons drew over 250 attendees to the event at the Golden Gate Yacht Club.
Sun Valley 2017 - Friends and family of Young Patrons in the Sun Valley area enjoyed an intimate dinner and talk by photographer Tom Murphy.