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Steven BoesPresident and National Executive Director​

President and National Executive Director Father Steven Boes joined Boys Town in 2005.

Father Boes focuses on Advocacy, Spiritual leadership and Fundraising at Boys Town. A respected and trusted voice for children and families, Father Boes is a leading advocate for reforming the current child welfare and juvenile justice systems to make them more responsive, effective and just.​

Father Boes was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Omaha in 1985. For 12 years, he worked as a parish priest, primarily as a youth minister and a Catholic school teacher. In the eight years before he came to Boys Town, Father Boes was the director of the St. Augustine Indian Mission in Winnebago, Nebraska. Father Boes earned a master's degree in counseling from Creighton University and has a master's degree in theology and a master's of divinity from the University of St. Thomas. ​

Father Boes is an active outdoorsman who can often be found jogging around the Boys Town Lake, bicycling around campus, and attending the kids sporting and school events.​​​