In 2015 Becky joined NENA as an experienced executive director specializing in sustainable organizational development through an asset-based approach. Becky is passionate about increasing citizen involvement and has dedicated her career to building strong neighborhood organizations to ensure that community voices are heard. She is skilled at helping organizations and groups move their ideas to reality.
Her prior work experiences include serving as the executive director at the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA). During her time, she helped re-establish a struggling neighborhood association into a sector-leading nonprofit with a methodical plan connecting mission, governance, finances, fundraising, programs and organizational leaders and staff. She also served as a Community Builder for the East Side Neighborhood Development Company; Peace Corps Volunteer for three years, including serving as a Small Business Development and NGO Advisor in Togo, West Africa, and the Philippines; and also worked as a Government Affairs Specialist at ACA International, a national trade association.