Sanna Schneeberger, M.A.

Sanna Schneeberger
  • AmeriCorps Youth Violence Prevention Specialist

Contact Info

Dole Center, Room 4083
1000 Sunnyside Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66045


Sanna Schneeberger received her certification as a level-three Prevention Professional in 2008 through the IC&RC (International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium) Virginia Prevention Certification Board, with a primary focus on substance abuse prevention efforts. She graduated with a master’s degree in Community Agency Counseling from Hampton University. She has extensive experience working with grassroots organizations. As Coordinator of Prevention Services for the Community Services Board, she spearheaded and contributed to the development of a local community coalition comprised of over 100 organizations.

Sanna helped create the Community Builders Network of Virginia (the statewide prevention coalition) and was responsible for organizing and planning the annual statewide prevention conferences during her tenure. Her contributions to the field included helping organizations across Virginia train prevention specialists and providing feedback and recommendations to the VA Department of Health & Human Services on the development of a state-wide prevention database for reporting.

Before moving to Kansas, Sanna provided crisis intervention for the U.S. Department of Defense’s military personnel and their spouses. Upon moving to Kansas, Sanna worked for the Center for Community Health & Development at the University of Kansas as a Research Assistant with the Community and Youth Development Prevention Team. In her current role at the CCHD as an AmeriCorps Youth Violence Prevention Specialist, Sanna will assist with capacity-building, youth-development & engagement activities, and planning.

Sanna lives with her husband, Noel, and loves to spend quality time with him and their six boys. The only other girl in the house is their pup, Nugget. Sanna loves traveling, trying different eateries, and enjoys a good Netflix movie.