Focus for both organizations is on education
Reno – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Missy Young, a lifelong philanthropist, to the Board of Directors.
“There is no doubt that Missy will have a positive impact on our organization,” said Judge Darlene Byrne, President of the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “Her business acumen and her passion for our work will enable us to create more awareness of the judiciary’s role with children and families, especially in the business community.”
Young is the Executive Vice President of Sales at SUPERNAP, a Switch company. As a partner at SUPERNAP, she is responsible for all sales and engineering with respect to potential clients, including solution architecture and contract negotiations.
Young is dedicated to helping diversify Nevada’s economy and serving the local community through philanthropic endeavors. “I am truly honored to join the NCJFCJ Board of Directors,” said Young. “Topics that affect children and families like zero tolerance in schools and adoption are some of the many areas of work that I am deeply passionate about. Also, the work of the NCJFCJ is complimentary to Switch’s philanthropic initiatives in education. I am looking forward to making an impact in the state of Nevada and in the communities we serve.”
The NCJFCJ focuses on education in the judiciary on issues that affect children and families in courts nationwide. The NCJFCJ is devoted to a variety of areas that include keeping kids in school and out of court, foster care and adoption, child abuse and neglect, and juvenile justice reform.
About the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ):
Founded in 1937, the Reno, Nev.-based National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, is the nation’s oldest judicial membership organization and focused on improving the effectiveness of our nation’s juvenile and family courts. A leader in continuing education opportunities, research, and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the 2,000-member organization is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide.