National Youth Council

The National Youth Council is a committee of 15 college students who have been selected because of their demonstrated leadership ability and their potential for service to the March of Dimes Foundation. The purpose of the National Youth Council is to assist the March of Dimes in the design and implementation of programs targeted to young people.



Our 2019-2020 National Youth Council members:

  • Alexis Crane, President, University of Alabama
  • Nikitha Reddy, VP Outreach and Engagement, University of California-Berkeley
  • Kenna Prins, Director of Advocacy, Univeristy of Florida
  • Blake Moore, President Elect-Arkansas State University
  • Mary Lotesto, VP Maternal Child Health, Elmhurst College
  • Anika Jagasia, Assistant Director, Prematurity Awareness Month, UPenn
  • Austin Knight, Director, West and South Central Regions, University of North Alabama
  • Kylie Cochrane, Director, National Service Partners, Arizona State University
  • Max Michel, Director, East and Southeast Regions, Florida State University
  • Keenan Carter, VP Revenue and Development, Auburn University
  • Elise Chandler, Assistant Director, Social Media, University of Alabama
  • Madeline Neubecker, Assistant Director-Special Projects, Ohio University
  • Mia Hodges, Assistant Director of Special Projects, University of Southern California
  • Garett Koch, Director, Northeast and Midwest Regions, Johnson and Wales University-Providence
  • Kimberlee Grant, Assistant Director, East Carolina University
  • Talia Carlson, Assistant Director, Emory University
  • Cadyn Quails, Assistant Director, University of Central Arkansas

For more information on the National Youth Council and other March of Dimes youth leadership opportunities, please contact [email protected]