Riesen is originally form Sidney, Nebraska and has been working in the Kearney area for the past few years. She has experience working at other organizations, most recently Community Action Partnership Head Start. She will be assisting Community Partners with executive functions. “What attracted me to Community Partners was the way they help our community members find the resources and support they need to sustain a healthy lifestyle,” said Riesen.
Community Partners is building connections to form a county wide 2030 vision for health and well-being of your community. The 2030 vision focusses on strengthening resources, access and coordination of services, and valuing all people in our community. A new Buffalo County Well-Being Collaborative is gathering partners from 12 different community sectors. Buffalo County Community Partners board of directors serves as the backbone to the Collaborative. A steering committee provides strategic support and vision for the Collaborative.