Pronouns: they/ them/ theirs
Dana Lee Mengwasser began working with The Brick House in the Spring of 2014. They are committed to advancing opportunities for youth and parent leadership and empowerment. As the Executive Director, they oversee youth, family, and community programming and provide supervision and loving-guidance for our staff. Dana is dedicated to fostering community collaboration through participation in local coalitions, partners, and neighbors.
Dana graduated from Hampshire College with a BA in Liberal Arts, where they studied conflict and power in non-profit organizations, as well as arts, psychology, critical pedagogy, and social justice. They have a long history of work within youth programming and non-profit organizations. In their life away from The Brick House, Dana facilitates a preschool story-hour at a local library and coaches synchronized swimming. They enjoy houseplants, glitter, and being by the ocean.