The YAAL Board of Directors is thrilled to serve the youth in Lincoln. If you have any questions, concerns, or interest in volunteering with YAAL, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
Jennifer Brown, President
Jennifer Brown graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and a minor in Russian. She is a Cytogenetic Technologist, providing patients with chromosome analysis for both cancer and congenital studies. Jennifer’s oldest son became involved in YAAL’s summer programming starting in 2015, at the age of 5, and her youngest son started acting in summer shows in 2019, at the age of 7. Jennifer loves to watch the students at YAAL, including her own two boys, grow and develop skills and confidence through acting. She is honored to help YAAL continue its mission as an inclusive theater.
Kelby Hansen, Treasurer
Brianna Johnson, Secretary
Brianna has her Bachelor’s degree in Education and Human Science from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She has been working with children for the past 8 years both in the educational setting and human services field. Brianna is currently working as a Juvenile Probation Officer specializing with youth who struggle with truancy. In high school Brianna was actively involved in cheerleading, orchestra, and various choir groups and was introduced to YAAL by a friend who has directed plays at the organization for the past couple years. Brianna is passionate about giving youth in the community positive outlets to express themselves and promote prosocial activities for youth as they grow into young adults.