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Leadership Staff

Amy Bennett

Executive Director

Amy Bennett has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Masters of Nonprofit Organizations. Prior to joining the YWCA, Amy was the Executive Director of Heartland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).


Kristine VanHoosen

Director of Early Care and Education

Kristine comes to us with over 15 yrs of experience in the early childhood field & brings a strong commitment to quality care. She has experience in running her own in-home daycare to being a teacher & administrator at St. Paul's Cornerstone ELC.


Margaret Marsh

Director of Mission Impact

Margaret has a BA in English & Theatre and Master’s of Arts in Teaching. She has over 20 years’ experience teaching in postsecondary institutions. Most recently, Margaret served as the Voting Rights Organizer for Greater Nebraska with Civic Nebraska.


MaKenna Smallcomb

OLC Childcare Director

MaKenna Smallcomb has been working in early childhood for about 6 years now. She is currently pursuing her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has a strong passion for working with children.