ELLINWOOD — Skip Yowell has been named to the Star of Hope Board of Directors. Yowell joins other volunteer board members as they guide the organization in the pursuit of its mission.
Skip brings a lifetime of experience in the business world and a passion to help youth. He is a cofounder of JanSport and today remains an ambassador for the brand.
In 2007 Skip published his first book, “The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder and Other Mountains.”Most recently, in 2010, JanSport released a documentary film about his life called “The Skip Yowell Story”. Keeping with his passion to help young people, Skip currently serves on the boards of the Outdoor Industry Association and the Big City Mountaineers. Big City Mountaineers is a non-profit that encourages under privileged youth to better their lives through the magnificence of nature.
Skip Yowell grew up in western and central Kansas. He now resides in St. Peter, Kansas with his wife Winnie.
Star of Hope International, America, Inc.is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps children through educational programs and local and international partnerships. For more information contact Barry W Borror, President & CEO of Star of Hope® at (866) 653-0321.