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Meet The Hansen Staff

Meet The Hansen Staff

Meet the Hansen Leadership Program staff members who are working to empower students to contribute to a more socially responsible world with authenticity and conviction.  

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown | Assistant Director of Hansen Leadership Program 

Phone: 402 - 826 - 8106


B.A. in Recreation and Event Management from Central Michigan University '15

M.A. in Student Affairs Administration from Ball State University '16

"A Leader is someone who inspires and empowers others to lead." - Andrew Brown


Hansen Leadership Advisory Board

The Hansen Leadership Advisory Board serves the Hansen Leadership Program and its various components, representing student ideas and concerns. 


Doane Serve Site Leaders

Doane Serve Site Leaders provide students the opportunity to serve their community, enhance their educational experience and develop into caring citizens. Students lead a group of 10 or more students to volunteer at local, national and global nonprofit organizations. 


Direction Mentors

The Direction Mentors help 32 students discover develop and direct their Gallup Strengths towards the 5 essential elements of wellbeing. 

History of Hansen Leadership Program

In 1994, Doane University received a 3-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation which expanded the leadership efforts to create a Leadership Academy and allowed for the construction of a Challenge (ropes) course on Doane's campus. In 1997, the Zenon C.R. Hansen Foundation endowed the Leadership Program at Doane University.