YP Leadership

The Louisville Urban League Young Professionals is governed by a Board of Directors, elected to two-year term by the general membership. In addition to the six members of the Board of Directors, LULYP operates with seven committees that work in together to bring young professionals a variety of social and professional events.

Richard Rowland, Jr.
Richard Rowland, Jr.President

Hometown: Mayfield, KY
Day Job: District Environmental Coordinator at UPS
Throwback Jam: Sky’s the Limit – Biggie Smalls Featuring 112
Why are you a member of LULYP?
Great things are never done by one person. They are done by a team of people. My vision for LULYP is to help create a culture of excellence that empowers first our membership and then our community to create a new Harlem and a Black Wall Street 2.0.

Billie Castle
Billie CastleVice President of Administration

Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Day Job: Academic Health Coordinator, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness
Throwback Jam: Cry for You – Jodeci
Why are you a member of LULYP?
To connect with young professionals of color around the city who have similar goals and passion.

Celine Mutuyemariya
Celine MutuyemariyaVice President of Operations

Hometown: Born in Gisenyi, Rwanda; raised in Louisville, Kentucky
Day Job: Community Health Worker at Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center
Throwback Jam: Bossy – Kelis
Why are you a member of LULYP?
I believe in our collective power. My vision for LULYP is to help create opportunities for individuals to work on personal, economic, social, and spiritual growth in a safe space. By coming together, we can help validate and support each other in achieving goals and empowering ourselves and the community around us.

Arnold Staton
Arnold StatonTreasurer

Hometown: Little Ferry, NJ
Day Job: Financial Advisor
Throwback Jam: Beautiful Lady – Gyptian
Why are you a member of LULYP?
I wanted to serve the Louisville community and help elevate others to new levels.

Committee Chairs

If you are interested in joining one of our committees, please reach out to the chair of your committee of interest.