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 National Archives Foundation 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.

Individual $60

  • - Invitations for one person to 6 or more special YFS programs and events throughout the year
  • - Plus your personalized membership card, advance notice about upcoming programs, access to members-only reserved seating in the theater, and more!

Dual $100

  • - All the benefits at the Individual level, plus:
  • - Invitations for two people to 6 or more special YFS programs and events throughout the year
  • - Join with a friend or significant other!

For a full list of benefits, and more giving levels, visit here.

Become a Young Founder

Contact the membership office at 202-357-5946 or

Recent YFS-Only Events at the National Archives


April 18, 2015
NAF and Brightest Young Things present: A National Archives Museum After-Hours

March 9, 2015
Opening celebration for “Spirited Republic”

February 18, 2015
Oscar(R)-nominated documentary screening festival kickoff with LAST DAYS OF VIETNAM

Young Founders Steering Committee

Gabriella Angeloni
University of South Carolina

Oni K. Blair
Department of State

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

Marc Gittleman
Fannie Mae

Mary Beth Goodman
Center for American Progress

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Holly Mahony

Probir Mehta
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Julie Silverbrook

W. Patrick Wilson
The Babcock & Wilcox Company