Youth On Their Own is delighted to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors. Each of these outstanding leaders will serve for a minimum of three years to help YOTO chart its path through the pandemic and beyond. Please help us welcome the newest members of YOTO’s governing body:

Enrique Aldana was born in Guadalajara, MX and is the Director of Development for Arizona Public Media. “I’m excited to join the YOTO board to help give the youth of our community the opportunity to shine and thrive.”

Viviana Fimbres is an educator and works as a teacher in the Tucson Unified School District. “I wanted to join the YOTO board because I have seen firsthand how students benefit from the support they receive from YOTO. I’m excited to be here!”

Lorenzo Gonzalez is a lifelong Tucsonan and community altruist. “I’m so honored to join the YOTO board and to assist this amazing organization in making a positive difference for Tucson youth and the future of our community.”

Amanda McCraw is a YOTO alumna from Amphitheater High School who grew up in Tucson and currently serves as a City Court Supervisor. “Being a board member for YOTO gives me the opportunity to pay it forward to students who find themselves in similar situations I was in.”

YOTO’s Board of Directors provides governance, financial oversight, and strategic vision for the organization. Board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future. They adopt sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies and they ensure that YOTO has adequate resources to advance its mission. Equally important, board members also serve as ambassadors and advocates for YOTO in the community.

Learn more about serving on the YOTO board at yoto.org/boardservice.

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