Staff & Board

Staff

    • Girls Empowerment
      Program Facilitator,

      Tobi Jo Greene
    • Integrity Workshop for Young Men Facilitator,
      Casey Murphy
    • Bookkeeper,
      Conner Schryver
    • Program Manager,
      Cheney Caldwell
Board of Directors 2018 – 2019

Board

Executive Board

Partnership Council

  • Sophocles Cotsis
  • Aaron Gardner
  • Suzy Thatcher
  • Amber Young
  • Francine Nelson – President
  • Suzanne Feldman – Vice President
  • Erik Wilde – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Kathryn Allen
  • Phil Adams
  • Dr. Hank Bangser
  • Caryn Bosson
  • Tom Buckley
  • Dan Burrell
  • Alice Chesley
  • Glenn Fout
  • John Graves
  • Ellen Hall
  • Barbara Hirsch
  • Carolyn Huntsinger
  • Cindy Jones
  • Jerry Kaplan
  • Joan Kemper
  • Steve Olsen
  • Pam Plummer
  • Reno Rolle
  • John Russell
  • Paula Spellman
  • Denise Thomas
  • Paul Thomas
  • Laura Whitney
  • Larry Wilde
  • Anne Williamson
  • Nancy Williams
  • Kenzie and Gus

    MLK Jr. Day Community Celebration 2020, Youth planning meetings are happening now!

    Ojai youth are excited to host the 20th annual MLK Jr. Day Community Celebration in Libbey Park, on Monday January 20, 2020. We are proud and honored to support students serving on the MLK Day Committee. If you’re interested in joining the exceptional crew of students, you can find them meeting weekly on Wednesdays from 3-4P on Nordhoff HS campus. (Email us for exact location) To learn more about our past event, visit HERE!

  • OVYF Ripples Program ROCKS

    OVYF is planning another great RIPPLES program. This year, in partnership with Learning to See, we invite a dozen youth to join us for a series of experiential art workshops and local artist tours. Space is limited for this free program; please contact us to be notified when we reschedule and we are free to gather together again. Last year’s participants went rock climbing with Trails By Potter, hit up a slam poetry night at Da Poetry Lounge in West Hollywood, and created art with local Ojai artists. Read more on the RIPPLES page…

     

  • BLinc Graduation

    Building Lives, Inc. Postponed Until Future Notice

    BLINC is a beloved OVYF program that brings Ojai youth together weekly throughout the school year. High-school students from across the Valley are welcome to join us for good company, to play Peace Sticks, and enjoy music and food– all free, as always. Once school resumes, we will convene on Wednesdays at Nordhoff HS, from 3-5P. Feel free to call or email with questions.

    More on the BLINC page…