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Board of Directors 2024

Executive Committee

Board of Directors

Youth Board Members 2022-2023

  • Jocelyn Morris

    Grand Island Senior High

  • Kathryn Novinski

    Central Catholic High School


  • Executive Director

    Jessica Hendricks (LT, Class 25) holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Doane University. She is a Certified Community Leadership Practitioner through the Association of Leadership Programs. Jessica has been involved in the Grand Island Young Professionals, Toastmasters, and the Grand Island Little Theatre. Prior to joining Leadership Unlimited, Jessica served as the Director of Workforce and Community Development for the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and also as the Community Liaison for Congressman Adrian Smith.

  • Program Coordinator

    Lindsey Jurgens (LT, Class 35) has lived in Grand Island for over fifteen years and serves on the Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education. Her passion for family, friends, and community keeps her involved in nonprofit and social opportunities. With a bachelor's degree in Organizational Communication from Doane University, Lindsey enjoys utilizing her skills to help others achieve their own goals. She specifically hopes to encourage and empower youth to feel confident as they move forward in their lives.

  • Community Engagement Coordinator

    Joseline Reyna (LT Class 35) moved from Mexico to Grand Island in 2005. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and obtained a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Joseline has over 6 years of experience in nonprofit and advocacy. In 2020 she received the Top 35 under 35 award from the Chamber of Commerce and in 2021 she was awarded the Community Involvement & Impact Award by Connecting Young Nebraskans. Joseline is a Big and serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She also runs her small candy business. In her free time, she likes to travel and spend time with her family. She loves helping out in the community and encourages others to do the same.