Alyssa Kenney

Executive Director

Alyssa is a motivated nonprofit executive and agent of social good with an extensive background in community technology, digital inclusion, youth development, child care, community building and fundraising.  Alyssa brings complex plans and partnerships to life, build collaboration with diverse partners and successfully manage challenging projects. She is a strategic and analytical thinker with a deep commitment to lifelong learning and the Madison nonprofit community.

Alyssa came to DANEnet in 2014 after fifteen years of leading and managing two Madison community centers. She has a bachelor’s degree in geography and a master’s degree in administrative leadership / adult education. She is also a certified public manager in Wisconsin. She is inspired by the work of Dane County’s nonprofit organizations; they do critical work and make Madison a great place for everyone. DANEnet’s work to support and build capacity in the nonprofit community motivates her, and she hopes to see Madison become a digitally inclusive city.


A proud Badger alumni, Alyssa holds a bachelor degree from UW-Madison and a master’s degree from UW-Milwaukee in adult education. Developing human capital, grant writing and systems thinking are among her strength. She is deeply committed to social change and being part of Madison’s vibrant, talented nonprofit community. She believes that people create the most social good and effective use of technology will allow people to do more good.

DANEnet LogoDANEnet is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. DANEnet has served Dane County non-profit organizations since 1995 by offering on-site technical support, technical training, and technical planning and consulting services. In addition to technical support DANEnet partners with community agencies to provide technology and other science education to groups that might not have access to such opportunities.  DANEnet is committed to helping to close the digital divide in Dane County, we believe that technology, connectivity, and the skills to use both are part of a quality of life that all should be able to enjoy.