Dena T. Williams joined the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau team in 2009 as the Youth Program Coordinator. She became, Deputy Director two years later. During her time with the Youth Bureau, she has either directly or as an Administrator assisted with servicing thousands of youth and families through the Bureaus after-school, summer and Saturday programs. She is a graduate of Iona College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and is currently working on her Master’s in Public Administration from Alfred University. Dena is committed to delivering services to the youth and families of this community and has a passion for youth advocacy. Although she is not a native Mount Vernonite, she has lived in the city for more than 23 years and considers this her hometown.