Our Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

Chairman: Kathy Gifford

School Board, Kearney Public Schools

Vice Chairman, Diane Duffin

Professor, Political Science, University of Nebraska, Kearney

Treasurer: Jon Brandt

Anderson, Klein, Brewster & Brandt Law

Secretary: Amanda Applegate

The Buckle

Past Chairman: Nadia Saadi

Arram Equities and Arram Family Foundation

Business and Industry:

Amanda Shoemaker

Royal Neighbors

Civic, Church, and Consumer:

Chandra Diaz

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Angela Smith

Voc Rehab 

Janelle Grabowski

Ravenna Resident

Bob Bednar

Miller Resident

Deb Schroeder

Shelton Resident

Tammy Jackson

Kearney Resident

Education:

Jason Mundorf

Associate Superintendent, Kearney Public Schools

Nathan Lightle

Superintendent, Pleasanton Public Schools

Cindy Powell

Vocational Counselor, Nebraska Department of Education

Government:

Kelli John

Buffalo County Register of Deeds

Nicole Hersh

Children and Family Services Supervisor, Department of Health and Human Services 

Sarah Sawin

Assistant Director of Utilities, City of Kearney

Healthcare:

Matthew Lohmeier

Mission Integration, CHI Health Good Samaritan

Candi Koenig

Parent Resource Program Associate
UNMC/Children’s Physicians Kearney

*Taking over for Travis Kirchner while he is on leave

Travis Kirshner

Administrator, Childrens Hospital – Kearney Clinic

 

Dr. Ken Shaffer

Medical Director, CHI Health Partners Kearney

 

Andrea Rabe

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Kearney Clinic

 

Ron Dobesh

Retired Physician

 

Human Services:

Tammy Jeffs

Director of Community Services, Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska

Nikki Gausman

Executive Director, SAFE Center