YFFR Instructor

YFFR Instructors have completed our first level of training. They are able to safely and effectively offer YFFR in local departments or community settings.

YFFR Ambassador

YFFR Ambassador YFFR Ambassadors have completed both levels of training. They are able to safely and effectively offer YFFR in police academies, and directly represent YFFR in large­scale presentations, ie: in­service trainings. YFFR Academy Curriculum and Presentation are Copyright Protected and licensed to Ambassadors for use. Ambassadors are eligible to become YFFR Leaders.

YFFR Regional Leader

A YFFR Leader is an Ambassador who takes on a larger role and directs YFFR in their city or region by managing YFFR Instructors and Ambassadors. YFFR Leaders work directly with YFFR Founder and Director, Olivia Kvitne and may teach at our trainings.

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Montesano, Washington
Instructor ()

Chandler
Nicole Bruno (Instructor)

Phoenix
Teri Undreiner (Instructor)

Scottsdale
Carrie Abts (Instructor)

Sedona
Jeff Masters (Assistant Director)

Tucson
Dove Crawford (Assistant Director)

Los Angeles
Julie Devi Hale (Instructor)

San Francisco
Michelle Garcia (Instructor)

Santa Barbara
Vikki Taylor (Instructor)

San Diego
Kelley Poston (Instructor)

Kensington
Kelly Parker-Bridges (Instructor)

Denver
Desiré Anastasia-­Cartwright (Instructor)

Pagosa Springs
Connie Cook (Instructor)

Colorado Springs
Lara Romero (Instructor)

Estes Park
Russ Nehrig (Instructor)

Des Moines
Olivia Kvitne (Founder/Director/Regional Leader)

Urbandale
Vernesa Hasanovic (Ambassador)

West Des Moines
Ilana Mountjoy (Ambassador)

Overland Park
Elektra Hendrickson (Instructor)

Wichita
Wendy Hummell (Instructor)

Portland
Bobbi Jo Weeks (Ambassador)

Lansing
Emily Emersen (Instructor)

Kansas City
Essie Titus (Instructor)

Kansas City
Amy Ivey (Instructor)

Kansas City
Michael Hall (Instructor)

Cincinnati
Susan Eppley (Instructor)

Thunder Bay
Leanne Wierzbicki (Ambassador)

East Greenwich
Susanne Murtha (Ambassador)

Waukesha
Jessica Popp (Instructor)

Cody
Nikki Levine (Instructor)