Dina Alexander, MS
Dina Alexander is the founder and president of Educate and Empower Kids. She received her master’s degree in recreation therapy from the University of Utah. She has taught in various capacities for the past 17 years, including marriage enhancement, art for small children and group fitness. She has also worked with teenage girls in a residential treatment setting, adults with drug addictions and autistic children. She was raised in the Los Angeles area and currently lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband and three children.
Jenny Webb, MA
Jenny Webb is an editor and publications production specialist who has worked in the industry since 2002. She graduated from Brigham Young University with an MA in comparative literature and has worked with a variety of clients ranging from international academic journals to indie science fiction authors. Born and raised in Bellevue, Washington, she currently lives in Huntsville, Alabama with her husband, Nick, and their two children.
Cliff Park, MBA
Cliff Park serves as a CEO for NSI and its affiliated companies and is blessed to work with magnificent caregivers who change people’s lives for the better. Previously, Cliff served in various executive roles with a number of hospitals throughout the country including CEO of hospitals in Wyoming and Pennsylvania. In 2003 he had the opportunity to testify before congress in support of rural healthcare and is proud to be part of such a noble and uplifting profession. Park completed his undergraduate studies at BYU and later obtained an MBA. Cliff and his wife, Mandi, have four daughters and reside in Springville, Utah.
Kyle Roberts, MA
Kyle Roberts has over 10 years of experience working with non profit organizations. She received her masters degree in community counseling from the University of Texas At San Antonio with an emphasis in addiction recovery–the last 5 years spent with specific focus on pornography addiction. When she isn’t wrestling with her little boy she can be found teaching developmental psychology courses at BYU-Idaho, reading humorist essay books, or working DIY projects–or fails.
Byran B. Korth, PhD
Byran Korth is an associate professor in Religious Education at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He received bachelors (1993) and masters (1995) degrees in Family Sciences at BYU, followed by a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies (2000). During his graduate studies, he focused on Family Life Education, Parenting Education, parent-child relationships, and the socio-emotional development of young children. He put this training and experience into practice as the Director of Children’s Programs of a large public-private early learning center managed by Auburn University serving young children and their families ages infant to kindergarten. He joined the faculty at BYU in 2004 where he serviced as the Early Childhood Education Program Coordinate. His teaching and scholarship has focused on preparing undergraduate students to be early childhood teachers in preK thru 2nd grade early learning programs and public schools. He is now using his many years of training and experience to teach undergraduate courses addressing the central purpose of families in our everyday lives. An emerging area of research includes the spiritual development of young children and the role of families in nurturing this development.
Mary Ann Benson, MSW, LSW
Mary Ann Benson is currently an outpatient mental health counselor for individuals and couples. She is also a Mental Health Consultant and Trainer for the Head Start programs in three counties. She has been in the mental health field since 1996 and has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University. Mary Ann has four adult children, one son, and three daughters. She has five delightful grandchildren and resides in Central Pennsylvania with her husband.
Amanda Grossman-Scott was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She has written for various magazines, newspapers and blogs and has been active in the journalism industry intermittently for the last 15 years. She is an active volunteer in her community and local school districts. She studied Journalism at West Virginia University and Utah Valley University. Amanda is passionate about almost everything and enjoys music, reading, biking, and swimming. She lives with her husband, Todd, and their four children in San Antonio, Texas.