Young Founders Society

426988_314070095316815_151214712_nThe Young Founders Society is a membership group for young professionals in the Washington, DC, area who are committed to the work of the Foundation for the National Archives to increase awareness of the cultural and historical value of the National Archives. Join us on Facebook!

YFS members are invited to exclusive events throughout the year, such as guided tours of new exhibitions at the National Archives Museum, film screenings, networking events, and more. Membership in YFS starts at $50 for the first year introductory rate, or add $50 to any general membership level and receive both YFS and general membership benefits for a full year.

Become a Young Founder

Contact the membership office at 202-357-5946 or

Recent YFS-Only Events at the National Archives

P1020611July 31, 2014
Documents and Drinks on the Hill

June 25, 2014
YFS History Trivia Night

February 26, 2014
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award Nominated Documentaries and Short Stories
With screening of 20 Feet From Stardom

December 17, 2013
Holiday Reception & Shopping Night
With tours of “Records of Rights”

Young Founders Steering Committee

Gabriella Angeloni
University of South Carolina

Oni K. Blair089
Department of State

Anne D. Eisenhower
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Marc Gittleman
Fannie Mae

Rebecca Goldsmith
Millennium Challenge Corporation

Mary Beth Goodman
Department of State

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Holly Mahony

Probir Mehta
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Julie Silverbrook

W. Patrick Wilson
The Babcock & Wilcox Company