Meet the professional team devoted to supporting our youth. They keep the wheels on, welcome the kids, and stock the treats daily. Our outstanding staff of mental health counselors and well- educated professionals form the backbone of BYS, and our friendly staff eagerly greet students and help facilitate tutoring, counseling, leadership, and summer internship programs.

Cezanne Allen, M.D.

BYS Executive Director

Cezanne has served as BYS Executive Director since 2017…

Courtney Oliver, LMHC, CDP

Director of Youth Services

Courtney is the backbone of the BYS counseling program…

Brittany Wisner

Program Support Coordinator

Brittany is the beloved face of BYS. She has worked with BYS since 2018…

Susanne Schneider

Communications & Development Manager

Susanne has turned the BYS Peer Tutoring Program into a powerhouse of knowledge…

Shannon Amelang

Morning Programs Coordinator

Shannon is the morning greeter at BYS…

Laura Counsel

Program Manager Lead from Within

While Laura’s work has spanned many generations…

Dana Martin, LMHCA

Counselor

Dana has been a counselor at BYS since 2019…

Sarah Allbee, LMHCA

Counselor

Sarah is a licensed mental health counselor with more than five years of experience…

Christy Henderson, LMHCA

Counselor

Christy is a licensed mental health counselor who joined us this summer…

Shannon Maricielo, MS & MACFT Candidate

Counseling Intern

Shannon joined BYS in 2019 as a counseling intern…

Helen Burke

Counseling Intern

Helen joined BYS in April 2020 as a counseling intern…

John Carleton

Counseling Intern

John joined BYS in August 2020 as a counseling intern…

Karen West

Sponsorships Coordinator and Newsletter Manager

Karen has worked with BYS since 2014 assisting with fundraising and communications…