Each of our Directors brings deep experience in his or her field of expertise and strong passion for our mission.
David Block, Executive Director
Dan Bailey, Development Director
Dan Bailey received a B.A. in Social and Management Studies at Antioch College, and an M.S.W. in Social and Economic Development at Washington University. Mr. Bailey came to Youth Shelters and Family Services in 2012. He have raised funds for more than 20 years in social services, higher education, medical research, and patient care settings.
Dan is in charge of fundraising and public relations for the agency. “Our funders include federal, state and local government; private foundations, corporations, businesses, civic organizations and individual donors. It would not be possible to do our work without this important support.”
Jacqueline Beam, ACCESS! Program Director
Lacey Burton, Human Resource Director
Lacey Burton has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Human Resource Management. Ms. Burton holds a certification in SHRM-CP, a certification in Instructional Design, and OSHA-10 Certification in General Industry. Lacey has over seven years of experience in Human Resources with expertise in management, recruitment, training & development, employment law and compliance, and employee relations.
In 2013, Ms. Burton was named the VIP Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. She is a member of SHRM, Northern New Mexico HRMA, and American Society of Training & Development. Lacey develops and directs all human resources for Youth Shelters and Family Services, ensures compliance with state and federal employment law, facilitates training to staff members and management, and provides employee relations.
Keri Cardon, Youth Shelter Program Director
Madigan Chandler, Transitional Living & COC Program Director
Madigan Chandler has a Masters in Counseling and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Madigan has over six years’ experience working with youth in the foster care system who experienced acute and severe behavioral and emotional issues. Ms. Chandler worked with court ordered individuals with felony convictions providing individual counseling often for those with dual diagnosis, led substance addiction support groups, and worked with court ordered youth through the three strikes program.
Madigan is a member of the American Counseling Association. She serves as the Program Director for the Transitional Living Program which serves homeless and at-risk youth ages 17-24 with finding permanence and stability in their lives through apartment living and case management. "I am privileged to oversee a team of hardworking and committed employees who provide residents with care, guidance, and much needed Life Skills Training. Our work allows us to have daily contact with residents where they live and engage them in real life opportunities for growth and development. Most importantly, we help residents to learn how to be safe and stay safe."
Devin Dunsay, Operations Director
Emily Folks, Street Outreach Program Director
Joan Heiden, Director of Clinical and Program Services
Patricia Shaw, Finance Director