Amanda Siroosian has over 20 years of non-profit experience in prevention and public education. She served as ChildBuilders’ Program Director from October 20, 2007 until September 1, 2017 when she assumed the role of Executive Director. In her role as the Program Director, Amanda oversaw all program training, implementation, evaluation, curriculum development and grant management. She was also instrumental in fundraising, fiscal management, and other ChildBuilders’ operational activities. Amanda has been training and managing staff, interns, volunteers, and contractors for over 20 years in various non-profit organizations. She has led the development of ChildBuilders’ safety and social and emotional learning programs, Stand Strong • Stay Safe® and Build to Nurture. These, along with other ChildBuilders’ programs, Parents Under Construction™ and Relationship Smarts PLUS®, ensure that all children are respected, nurtured, and protected.
In 2016-2017, under Amanda’s leadership these programs reached over 80,000 students in 16 school districts and 211 schools and head start centers. Amanda holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Ohio State University with an emphasis in Health Behavior and Health Promotion.