MAKIYAH PALMER (she, her, hers)
Office Administrator and Executive Assistant
Makiyah (Kiyah) is originally from Frederick, Maryland and is attending Robert Morris University to pursue her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. She was an intern here at YES in the Spring where she mentored youth, provided support for summer Learn and Earn recruitment, and supported on-site programs and services delivered to YES participants. She also worked with our Creativity Curator and assisted with Diversion billing over the summer. She was then hired full-time as our Office Administrator and Executive Assistant.
As our office administrator, Kiyah is responsible for overseeing the fiscal, operational, and administrative functions at YES. She is also responsible for providing daily office management as well as working strategically with other staff to ensure that organizational systems and structures are held.