Our Staff

Our staff possess a wealth of experience and education in youth education and development. Additionally, our staff are trained annually and certified via:

  • Darkness to Light Training (preventing and recognizing child sexual abuse)
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (responding to and recognizing youth mental health crisis)
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid Training  (responding to and recognizing physical distress or health crisis)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Interested in working with Teen Advisors, Elevate, or Velocity?

Click here to complete and submit our online Employment Application!

We have both full-time and part-time openings available with start dates in August 2020 and January 2021.

Now Hiring (click for job description):

Full-time Velocity Associate Director (Jan. 2021)

Full-time Velocity Field Staff (Aug. 2020)

Part-time Elevate Field Staff (Aug. 2020)

Part-time Teen Advisor Field Staff (Aug. 2020)

Part-time Velocity Field Staff (Aug. 2020)

Curricula Development Director (negotiable)

Teen Advisors Board of Directors

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Cathy Alford – Past Board Chair

Sally Baker – Co-Board Chair

Molly Baker

Susan Barnes – Staff Representative (non-voting)

Nick Cash – Co-Board Chair

Jodie Creswell

Louise Davidson

Starla DeSaussure

LeighAnn DiCesaris - Staff Representative (non-voting)

Kristie Griffin

Jon Keller

Jacque Leerssen

Heather Lipp

Skip Perkins – Treasurer

Derik Roberts – Executive Director

Cindy Sargent – Secretary (non-voting)

Playol Shippey

Admin Team

Derik Roberts

Derik Roberts

Executive Director

Cindy Sargent

Financial Director,

Office Manager,

Volunteer Director

LeighAnn DiCesaris

LeighAnn DiCesaris

Development Director

Susan Barnes

Special Projects Director

Jen High

Administrative Assistant

Teen Advisors Team

Aaron Wall

Aaron Wall

Director

Tabata Boyd

Tabata Boyd

Associate Director

Thomas Grocki

Thomas Grocki

Field staff

Abby Grace Moore

Abby Grace Moore

Field Staff

Julie Gutierrez

Field Staff

Elevate Team

Kathryn Means

Kathryn Means

Director

Patricia Riley

Patrice Riley

Field Staff

Velocity Team

Jackie Horne

Jackie Horne

Director

Justin Caffee

Justin Caffee

Associate Director

Amelia McCardle

Amelia McCardle

Field Staff

Patricia Riley

Patrice Riley

Field Staff

Riley Higgens

Riley Higgins

Field Staff

Anna Stephens

Intern

Patricia Riley

Patricia Riley

Field Staff