Name: Megan J. Zerface
Place of Employment: Pearce & Durick Law Firm
Job Title: Paralegal
Started with Company: April of 2013
Hometown: Valley City, ND
Role in the YP Network: Active Member of the Social Team
What does the committee feel he/she contributes to YPN? (Statement by Team Co-leads)
“Megan has quickly stepped up as a leader of the Social Team. She attends our monthly meetings and takes on responsibilities by volunteering for committees and chairing events such as the Halloween Pub Crawl. We appreciate her positive attitude and the innovative ideas that she brings to the team.”
Why do you feel it is important to be part of the network? I think it is important for young adults to come together and become active within their community. The network not only provides community involvement opportunity, it provides the opportunity to connect and network with businesses, to professionally grow by either taking the initiative to take on a leadership role or by attending events planned by such leaders, and to meet a number of great people that may otherwise be out of your usual circle of friends. It’s only been 7 months since I’ve joined the network, but I can say that I have already benefitted in each of these areas.
How do you spend your free time? If I have a clear weekend schedule, I enjoy picking up a Saturday shift and hanging with the wonderful ladies at BREA boutique in Mandan. Otherwise I enjoy spending my free time attending community events, playing in volleyball leagues, spending time with my wonderful boyfriend, or simply getting together with friends. You can probably find me singing karaoke once or twice a month. A group of ladies and I just formed a book club, so I look forward to kicking off our first meeting, as well!
Are you involved in other organizations in the community? I became involved with Special Olympics this last summer, volunteering as a coach for soccer. I remain actively involved in a local sub-committee and am excited to continue volunteering as a coach during the upcoming basketball season.
What is your favorite quote?
“Your thoughts create your universe.”