Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Julie Nidiffer

Program Director

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

Work With Us

Our Board

Destiney Patton

Board President

Ashley Robinson

Vice President

Nikki King


Josh Porte


Melissa Hagedorn

Board Member

Jenn Nestler

Board Member

Katelyn Conviser

Board Member

Casie Horton

Board Member

Michelle Bullock

Board Member

Alyssa Allen

Board Member

Vanessa Longjohn

Board Member

Lilia Cimmino

Board Member

Karolyn Perry

Board Member

Wells Trompeter

Board Member

Heidi Phillips

YLC Board Intern

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.