Youth Services Director
Brenda Kauser, a Columbus native, joined CRC in May, 2012 as the Youth Services Coordinator. She has over 25 years experience working with children ages birth to teens. Her experiences include working for Early Head Start, Head Start, and Settlement House afterschool and summer programs. Brenda received her A.A. in Early Childhood Development with a pre-k teaching certificate from Columbus State Community College and a B.A. in Social Sciences with an Education concentration from Ashford University. She is passionate about advocating for quality children’s programming through affordable, accessible, and relevant professional development. Brenda carries out this mission by serving on the board of the Columbus Association for the Education of Young Children, the local affiliate for NAEYC. She enjoys spending time with her family, her husband Rock, two sons, one daughter –law, one future daughter –in –law, and two granddaughters. Brenda also enjoys traveling, swimming, Middle Eastern dancing, yoga, reading, and gardening – although, she admits that she is more of a planter than a gardener!