Autism Action Partnership’s Board Names Justin Dougherty President/CEO

Autism Action Partnership’s (AAP, Board of Trustees have named Justin Dougherty as the agency’s first ever president/CEO, effective January 1. Dougherty joined AAP in June 2018, serving as executive director since that time.

“Justin has led this organization to new heights, during historically difficult times,” said Board Chair Gail Werner-Robertson. “In recognition of the growth and maturation of the organization under his leadership and to best position AAP for sustained success, the Board unanimously agreed to promote Justin to president/CEO. We look forward to working with him to meet our strategic goals, expand our impact, and advance the mission of AAP.”

Founded in 2007, Autism Action Partnership serves the Nebraska autism community by providing support to families, advancing inclusion throughout our community, and creating pathways to prosperity. Learn more at