Northern Kentucky Chapter Alternate
Serena's 'calling' in life is to help others. She currently serves as a Governor appointed Citizen Representative on a KY State Board and has served Kentucky communities as a humanitarian in various leadership roles for over 20 years! She earned her Master's of Art in Teaching from Northern Kentucky University, graduated from the Kenton County Government Academy, is an Emerge Kentucky Alumna, and is passionate about Equality, Voting Rights, Social and Economic Justice, Fairness, Environmental Justice, and improving the quality of life for all. Serena is a current recipient of the Northern KY Chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth's "Standing Up for Justice" Award for her community advocacy as well as initiatives like Outstanding Service Awards and Community Hero Awards that she and her husband US Marine Veteran & KFTC member Larry Owen created and began presenting to encourage and thank those who go above and beyond the call of duty to give back to the community. Serena promotes self-improvement, good character, professional development, citizenship, equality, civil rights, and community investment. Her words of wisdom and favorite charge to her students/mentees are "Follow the Golden Rule." and "Represent!"