Twila has literally seen thousands of kids grow up at the Y since her first job in 1992 as AM Kidstop Coordinator and Sundowner staff. She assumed her current position as Early Childhood Director in 2015 and describes her role as educating, supporting and inspiring child care professionals in their work with young children. She said she is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives so it will in turn change the world.
With a B.S. in Elementary Education she also has classroom teaching experience. Her hometown is Newell, SD, however, she prefers Maui as a vacation destination. Her bucket list includes visiting Australia and Israel. While Twila said she enjoys relaxing at the home she shares with her husband, Kevin, and a cat, she is also quite creative in card making and scrapbooking. Some of her favorite things include Karen Kingsbury books, the movie Edward Scissorhands and the TV show Hawaii Five-O.
Twila said, “I’m continually striving to be the best version of me I can be!”
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