In 2013, Pat Holterman-Hommes became the fourth President and CEO in Youth In Need’s history. A key Youth In Need staff member since 1990, she has extensive expertise in the areas of adolescent development and family therapy, child abuse and neglect issues, positive youth development and organizational development. She also makes diversity, equity and inclusion a strategic priority at Youth In Need, driving the agency’s anti-bias antiracism efforts to eliminate systemic racism.
Pat currently serves on the National Network for Youth Board of Directors and previously served on the boards for National Safe Place Network, Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies and the Community Council of St. Charles County. She also represents the needs of vulnerable children and youth on various regional committees, including the Children’s Services Coalition.