Ahmeed Turner
Say Yes Syracuse Executive Director

As a former counselor, violence prevention educator, career transition specialist, and therapist, Ahmeed has extensive experience in assessing needs and developing programming and response plans to meet those needs, along with his community outreach and background as an educator. Prior to Ahmeed’s current position with Say Yes, he also served as a Say Yes Program Coordinator, Site Director and Scholarship Director.  He is a graduate of Cheyney University in PA with a BA in Psychology and holds a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Syracuse University, and a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Administration from the Mendoza College at the University of Notre Dame.

Dana Lyons
Manager of Scholarship Access and Completion

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