Howard is a graduate of Ft Hayes State University with degrees in Public Relations and Marketing. She has previously served as an Executive Director for several non-profit organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas initiatives. She has also worked as a substitute teacher and para-educator in the North Platte Public Schools.
Howard will begin her duties on October 1st .
Laura Troshynski says she and other members of the Board who spoke at length with Howard think she’s an ideal fit. “Jodi has all of the qualities that we were looking for in our search. She has a great skill set for this role and an eye for what’s going on in the district. We’re excited to have her on board.”
Howard says she’s looking forward to getting started. “I am excited to assist in the continued growth of the Foundation and to support the wonderful programs that are enhancing the North Platte Public Schools.”
Howard will have to hit the ground running on October 1 as one of the Foundation’s biggest events, The Backyard BBQ, will be held on October 7th from 4:30 to 6:30. She’ll also be working with the Oil Exchange in advance of their fundraiser on October 6th.