Angie Young is a mother of 3 young girls and serves as a Young Women President, just outside of Ogden in Clinton, Utah. She was married in the Salt Lake Temple to her husband that she met online. When asked what makes her a unique Mormon, she says, “Her time away from the church in her early youth, gives her a unique perspective on the gospel.” She currently works from home in addition to being a mom, and has makeup line called, “Younique.”
5 Key Leadership Principles
- You gotta have love (11:25)
- Overcomes the challenge of having a large group of children
- Know their story (11:55)
- When you know about them it’s easier to love them and apply them to the program.
- Love them through their challenges
- 13:15 use social media to contact them
- Anytime you know of something to encourage or support them
- 14:16 Be with them, be true and connected with them in the minute.
- Getting to know you activity (15:08)
- Write numbers on a beach ball then play music. When the music stops, which ever number your right thumb is closest to it corresponds with a question. The girl with the ball answers the question along with anyone else who would like to. Quirky questions are the best. An example is, “If your life was a book, what would the title be?”
- Making Fudge in ziplock bags.
- Do as I do (17:33)
- Never ask the girls to do something you won’t do yourself. An example of this is a service project at girls camp.
- “In the middle, hands on leader.”
- 18:48 Bubblegum pink cowboy outfit
- Feelings (20:40)
- “It doesn’t matter if the girls like me or if they don’t, it only matters how they feel around me.”
- My goals it to have them feel the spirit, to feel important, and to feel like they matter. (21:40)
- It takes a village (22:25)
- As a leadership team, together we have everything we need.
- Recognize unique talents in each other.
- Presidency meets every other week and once a month with the class advisers and personal progress specialist
- Meet at around the circle table to talk.
- Working with the Bishop (28:55)
- They have always had her back and trusts her.
A big thanks to Buster Summerhays for writing up this summary.