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Board of Directors

Our board of directors represents the diversity and geography of our council. They are committed community leaders and professionals, who wholeheartedly believe in and promote our mission.

Board members are selected because they demonstrate leadership and a commitment to improving the lives of girls all across Nebraska.


Spirit of Nebraska Board

  • President – Kate Betsworth, Union Pacific Railroad
  • First Vice President –Colleen Maciejewski, Method Insurance
  • Second Vice President – Katie Glover, Hornady Mfg. Co.
  • Secretary – Melissa Camara, Wright Service Corp
  • Treasurer – Sarah Labedz Anderson, First National Bank

Members at Large

  • Angela Batson, UNMC
  • Megan Berry Barlow, Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Nicole Brown, Redroom Productions
  • Marti Carrington, Marriott International
  • Joyce Cooper, OPPD
  • Laura Fender, Ameritas
  • Hannah Fischer Frey, Baird Holm Law Firm
  • Mikala Friedrich, Scooters Coffee
  • Rachel Hays, Red Giant Oil
  • Larissa Johnson, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Tarna Kidder, Noddle Companies
  • Emily Maxwell, Ameritas
  • Todd Oshsner, Kiewit
  • Lisa Reese Parish, Kearney Public Schools Foundation
  • Louise Pickens, OBI Creative
  • Jacqueline Tabke, Nolan, Olson and Stryker
  • Alex VanZee, ConAgra Brands
  • Carrie Weiler, Union Bank and Trust

*Current list as of May 2, 2023