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Board of Directors

Board of Directors


  • Board Chair
    Dr. Stephen Russell, Pediatrician (retired)
    Community Volunteer/Advocate

  • Past Board Chair
    Francisca Beltran, Community Outreach Coordinator
    Lincoln Commission on Human Rights

  • Board Vice Chair
    Roberto Partida, Transportation Planner/Traffic Engineering
    Lincoln Transportation & Utilities

  • Board Treasurer
    Gretchen Thornburg, Director of Business & Finance
    Family Service Lincoln

Board Members 

  • Quentin Brown, Executive Director
    Educare Lincoln
  • Carissa Bullock, Vice President of Marketing
    Cornhusker Bank
  • Dr. Rik Devney, Principal
    Zeman Elementary
  • Kylie Ensrud, CEO, Co-Founder and Chief People Analyst
    Culture Acceleration Group
  • James Knyawhtoo, Executive Director
    Karen Society of Nebraska
  • Dr. Teresa Lewis-Hunt, Director of Primary Care Services
  • Dr. Julie Overcash, Pediatric Physician
    Complete Children's Health
  • Jodi Payne, Manager of Growth & Community Engagement
    Molina Healthcare
  • Andrew Vinton, In-House Counsel & Manager of Government Relations
    Allo Communications
  • Nancy Wiederspan, CEO/NSLP, Inc. (retired) 
    Community Volunteer/Advocate
  • Michelle Welch, District Wellness Facilitator
    Lincoln Public Schools