Staff & Board

Jane Cogan
Program Director
402-437-9362
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Amber Dean
Assistant Program Director of Housing
402-434-0169
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Leah Droge
Executive Director
402-437-9312
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Pat Fey
Accountant
402-434-0162
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Julie Havener
Strengths Based Coordinator/LMHP
402-437-9323
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Renee Henrichs
Human Resources Coordinator
402-434-0165
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Angie Hilsabeck
Donor Relations
402-436-2156
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Dani Jurgens
Development Director
402-434-6599
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Jamie Kvittem
Program Support Specialist
402-437-9363
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Cody Manthei
Grants Coordinator
402-434-0164
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Kelsey Pauling
Intern and Volunteer Coordinator
402-314-9460
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Tish Pulec
Program Coordinator
402-437-9367
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Stephanie Scheffler
Database and Office Coordinator
402-434-0168
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Amila Tanovic-Muslic
Finance Director
402-437-9317
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Amy Vajgrt
Assistant Program Director
402-437-9365
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Whitney Wegner
Development Coordinator
402-434-0167
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2022 Friendship Home Board

All Board Members are Independent and Voting Members

Policies Related to Board of Directors

Kathy Griesel
President

Retired

Crystal Wichita
Past President

Cornhusker Bank

Marcella Sanchez-Nelsen
Secretary
Retired

Tera Beermann
Treasurer

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Joe Adams
Retired

Kris Baack
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Joel Bacon
Keating O’Gara Law

Brady Bauer
Five Points Bank

Pat Bennett
Merrill Lynch

Brad Ewerth
Ewerth & Associates, C.P.A., P.C.

Becky Ferguson
Union Bank & Trust

Debbie Gaspard
Metropolitan Community College

Lori Geist
Retired

Marcy Haas
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Perry Haralson
Cornhusker Bank

Susan Martin
The Life & Annuity Group, DePaul University

Jill Miller
Wells Fargo

Michon Morrow
Lincoln Police Department

Amy Mosser
Woods Bros

Mary Nelson
Allstate Financial Services, LLC

Sissy Ruley
Retired

Brock Shelton
Westgate Bank

Denny Van Horn
Van Horn Custom Homes

Lincoln Zehr
Mighty Dog Roofing