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Our Team

Generations United is a powerful network of member organizations, partners, and stakeholders committed to improving the lives of children, youth and older adults. Our staff work with this network to make it happen. Read our team bios below. Interested in joining our team? See our jobs page.

Executive Director Donna ButtsDonna Butts
Executive Director

Special Advisor Ana Beltra

Ana Beltran
Special Advisor, National Center on Grandfamilies

Mary Harris
Office Assistant

Nancy Henkin
Senior Fellow

Adam HlavaAdam Hlava 
Operations and Grants Manager

Alan King
Communications Specialist

Deputy Executive Director Jaia Peterson LentJaia Peterson Lent
Deputy Executive Director


Adam Otto
Policy and Program Assistant

Emily Patrick
Project Manager

Sheri Steinig
Special Projects Director


Thomas C. Taylor
Seniors4Kids Advisor

Yvonne Thompson-Friend
GrandRally Coordinator

Tonya Wiley-Robinson
Special Advisor, Valuing Vaccinations Project

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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