Kristen Ohnoutka

Youth Survey Coordinator

Kristen Ohnoutka works part time with Nebraska Community Foundation as the youth survey coordinator. Kristen is completing a master’s degree in community and regional planning at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has primarily stepped into the role of leading the youth survey project for NCF, as well as taking on a few other roles involving youth and local food systems.

Kristen received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from Wayne State College. She has worked with local chamber of commerce, economic development, and tourism offices across northeast Nebraska in her time as an undergrad as well as into her professional career. In this work she has helped communities with communications, marketing, and other community development strategies.

Nebraska hometowns are Kristen’s passion, and in her future work as a community planner, she hopes to help them become more sustainable and discover the natural beauty that makes them special.