Staff Members

Mark Nelson
Executive Director mnelson@freedomforyouth.org
Joyce Jones
Office Manager jjones@freedomforyouth.org
Preston Young
Director of Youth and Young Adult Programs pyoung@freedomforyouth.org
Jacqueline Gibson
Director of Resource Development jgibson@freedomforyouth.org
Abigale Ball
Huxley Site Director aball@freedomforyouth.org
Arianysis Todd
DSM Metro Programs Manager atodd@freedomforyouth.org
Bella Rasavanh
Communications Coordinator brasavanh@freedomforyouth.org
Brandon Beaman
Freedom Blend Coffee Manager - Des Moines bbeaman@freedomforyouth.org
Chad Eastridge
Stuart Site Director ceastridge@freedomforyouth.org
Christina Nichols
Regional Manager - South Central cnichols@freedomforyouth.org
Diana Yepez
Perry Site Director dyepez@freedomforyouth.org
David Foster
Sr. Program Manager dfoster@freedomforyouth.org
Gail Bemis
Administrative Clerk freedominfo@freedomforyouth.org
Jessica Evans
Regional Manager - North Central jevans@freedomforyouth.org
Kate Boettcher
Administrative Assistant kboettcher@freedomforyouth.org
Katelyn Short
Carlisle Site Director kshort@freedomforyouth.org
Kayla Guenther
Elementary Program Manager kklopfenstein@freedomforyouth.org
Kelsey Schippers
Knoxville Site Director kschippers@freedomforyouth.org
Megan Kassmeier
Volunteer and Resource Manager mkassmeier@freedomforyouth.org
Rachel Smith
Middle School Program Manager rsmith@freedomforyouth.org
Savana Dorsey
Winterset Program Coordinator sdorsey@freedomforyouth.org
Shannon DeLouis
Mitchellville Site Director sdelouis@freedomforyouth.org
Stephen Kerr
High School Program Manager skerr@freedomforyouth.org
Traci Kane
Senior Accountant tkane@freedomforyouth.org
Valerie Utsler
Winterset Site Director vutsler@freedomforyouth.org

Board Members

Dan Keller, President
Mark Nelson, Executive Director
Dave Neve, Treasurer
Michael Lock
Chad Tope
Mike Wohlenhaus
Bill Lowe

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