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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

Allison Brown-Corson
Director of Community Relations

Angela Heim
Coordinator of Volunteers and Human Resources

Ashley Flater
Communications Coordinator

Shawn Miller
Transitional Living Coordinator

Maryann Slack
Street Outreach Coordinator

Lori Lines
Shelter Coordinator

Maren Rasmussen
Mentoring Specialist

Our Board of Directors:

Rob Schartz

Bryan Peterson

Jeff Ziemba

Sarah Sinovic

Jenny Barnett
Reggie Croom
Ralph Kellogg
Jeff Myers
David Ortman
Mike Potthoff
Vicki Trujillo
Janis Winterhof
Tiffani Wolf

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