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Who We Are

Our People

The staff at YES is committed to ending youth homelessness in Omaha. We do everything in our power to assist youth in crisis.

The YES board of directors represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. Our board members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

Our Staff:

Mary Fraser Meints
Executive Director

Cindy Goodin
Director of Program Services

Mary Talen
Director of Development

Angela Heim
Director of Community Relations

Lucas Sutton
Development Assistant

Roger Garcia
HR Coordinator

Shawn Miller
Transitional Living Coordinator

Tony Gramazio
Street Outreach Coordinator

Lori Lines
Shelter Coordinator

Maren Rasmussen
Mentoring Specialist

Our Board of Directors:

Bryan Peterson

Jeff Ziemba

Allen Hager

Sarah Sinovic

Reggie Croom
Casey Dyer
Kellie Harry
Matt Hrusak
Ralph Kellogg
David Ortman
Mike Potthoff
Robert Schartz
Eric Stec
Vicki Trujillo

Our Board of Trustees:

Rex Beck
Steve Beckwith
Angel Carl
Cindy Hadsell
Marlene Hansen-Kaplan
Vic Kensler
Robert Michelic
William Ricketts
Rick Tiwald
Mark Treinen
William Wakefield