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Jody Rhodes currently serves as the ACYCP Board Secretary (since 2009) and the WACYCP (Wisconsin Association of Child and Youth Care Professionals) Administrative Assistant (since 1997). She has been the Director of Neu-Life Community Development, a non-profit Youth Development organization in Milwaukee, WI since 2003. She oversees three sites that offer after school and summer programming for youth aged 3 to 18. She supervises 40 staff and volunteers and a multitude of programs. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) in 1997 with a BS in Secondary Education and in 2000 from UWM with a Master’s in Administrative Leadership in Education. She has extensive experience in youth development programming, Best Practices, fund development and staff development. Jody is a certified Youth Care Professional, both in Wisconsin (through the WACYCP) and nationally through the CYCCB.

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