Page Content President 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.