Staff & Board


Hope Hefty:

Hope Hefty is excited to be the Program Director at Oregon Youth Center.  She grew up in Oregon and now has four kids here, and has worked in childcare and with kids for most of her life. She is looking forward to spending time with the Oregon Youth and having fun!!

Isabel Greene:

Isabel is a Madison area native and recent college graduate returning from Minnesota. She is excited to have returned to the area and be working with Oregon youth, as well as to build community partnerships and support for the youth center. I would love to see the center grow and thrive in the coming years, and to bring in resources for new and old programming like cooking, gardening, and STEM clubs. She loves being outside and hiking, cooking good food, and doing puzzles of all kinds.

Board of Directors

We currently have openings on the Board. We accept new members any time during the year. Board members can join at any time. Board term commitments are typically 1 year terms and renewal elections are held each year in December. Officer elections are held in January.

If you are interested in serving on the Board, check out the board member job description and candidate questions.  Please email competed questions to the President. We look forward to hearing from you!

2021 Board


Kelly Allen, President
Oregon Public Library

Kelly was a founding member of the Oregon Youth Center, Inc. and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Community Resource Network, Inc. She is also the Library Representative on the Oregon Area Wellness Coalition.

Katie Schiefelbein, Vice President
Katie is and Oregon resident with children in BKE, RCI, and OMS. She loves to give back to the community through volunteering on the OYC Board and uses her human resources background to support the OYC staff in recruitment, engagement and goal achievement to grow the center offerings.


Tami Weaver, Treasurer
State of Wisconsin
Tami has served on the Board of Directors since 2017. In addition, she serves as Secretary for the Oregon Cub Scout Pack 350.

Past Board Agendas

Meeting minutes available upon request to