Staff Members

Mark Nelson
Executive Director mnelson@freedomforyouth.org
Joyce Jones
Office Manager jjones@freedomforyouth.org
Preston Young
Director of Operations pyoung@freedomforyouth.org
Arianysis Todd
Senior Program Manager - DSM atodd@freedomforyouth.org
Bella Rasavanh
Marketing & Digital Media Manager brasavanh@freedomforyouth.org
Bob Short
Carlisle Site Director bshort@freedomforyouth.org
Brian Patterson
Director of Development and Community Engagement bpatterson@freedomforyouth.org
Brittney Garvey
Elementary Program Manager bgarvey@freedomforyouth.org
Candy Deel
Mitchellville Site Director cdeel@freedomforyouth.org
Carmen Johnson
DSM Metro Programs Manager cjohnson@freedomforyouth.org
David Foster
Sr. Program Manager dfoster@freedomforyouth.org
Ian Warner
Middle School Program Manager iwarner@freedomforyouth.org
Jessica Evans
Regional Manager - North Central jevans@freedomforyouth.org
Kaitlyn Hansen
Huxley Program Coordinator khansen@freedomforyouth.org
Kate Boettcher
Administrative Assistant kboettcher@freedomforyouth.org
Leanna Mullen
Statewide Outreach Coordinator lmullen@freedomforyouth.org
Molly Hartmann
High School Program Manager mhartmann@freedomforyouth.org
Teri Meers
Accounting Clerk tmeers@freedomforyouth.org

Board Members

Dan Keller, President

Mark Nelson, Executive Director

Michael Lock, Secretary

Chad Tope

Mike Wohlenhaus

Bill Lowe

Sabrina Moe

Trevor Meers

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