If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.

-John Quincy Adams

The Storybook Team

Dena Little

Founder & Director

Sara Medley

Chief Operations Officer

Dayna Justice

Program Director

Board of Directors

Board Culture Statement

We are only as strong as what we do together. Collectively, we value and encourage each other to fulfill the mission. Through accountability and transparency, we take bold action to realize impact-driven results. We will help Storybook Farm accomplish its mission through faith, sacrifice, and sweat equity.

Paul Willis

Stone Martin Builders
Board of Directors President

Bobby Greenawalt

B & B Beverage Management
Board of Directors President Elect

Marty Williams

Machen McChesney
Board of Directors Treasurer

Lindsay Crosby

MidSouth Bank
Board of Directors Secretary

Dr. Stephen Bobo

University of Alabama Hospital

Dr. Lindsey Boone

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dennis Davis

Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc.

Jacob Drescher

Rabren General Contractors

Rett Moncrief

CB&S Bank

Todd Scholl

Ithaka Hospitality Partners

Eloise Stewart

Eloise Design Co

Telly Stratas

Auburn Sports Properties/Auburn Athletics

Lee Thompson

Prewett Pest Control

John Whittenburg

Smart Bank

Associate Board

Brittany Branyon

Cary Center at Auburn University

Hannah Dawson

Prewett Insurance Group

Jeremy Gibson

The Hotel at Auburn University

Katie-Bay Haymond

Auburn University

Clay Milton

Alfa Insurance

Taft Ledbetter

The Talons Group

Andrea Mitchell

City of Auburn

Rachel Olaveson

Pythoge LLC

David Smith

Ithaka Hospitality Partners

Corinne Staheli

Auburn University

Amanda Wisdom

Jackson Thornton

Summer Vollor

River Bank & Trust

Our mission is to empower children impacted by adversity and to reclaim the wonder of childhood through relationships with animals and nature.

Our vision is that one day, every child who needs the restorative power of the human-animal bond will have the opportunity to experience it.