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NYA Board


Board Members

Yusuf Abdullah: Principal Minneapolis Henry   

Kyle Olson-Patterson: District Manager At McDonald's  

John Barkholtz: 3M Finance Manager 

Judy Olson: Retired Sales Rep

Dawn Harvey: Meridian Behavioral Health, LLC - Human Resources Assistant 


Board Advisers

William Harris: Hip Hop Movement and Culture Icon

Richard Pollard: The WORKS (Engineering Program at FAB)

Adonis Frazier: Circle Of Discipline 

Jerry Gardner: Educator in Edina School District 

Marcus Zackery: Director of Operations at Henry High School 

Rob Mestas: Educator at Mpls Roosevelt High School

Robert Brown III: Beyond the Court Basketball Camp

Lucas Patterson: Director of NYA