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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 – Susan Seidel, Holland Basham Architects
  • Second Vice President – Katie Glover, Hornady Manufacturing
  • Secretary – Melissa Woitalewicz, Kiewit Corporation
  • Treasurer – Juli Comstock, OPPD

Members at Large

  • Sarah Labedz Anderson, First National Bank
  • Angela Batson, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Nicole Brown, Redroom Productions
  • Libby Davis, Google
  • Laura Fender, Ameritas
  • Jennifer Gjerde, State of Nebraska
  • Whitney Hayes, Object Partners
  • Colleen Maciejewski, Immanuel
  • Emily Maxwell, Ameritas
  • Tricia Montague, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Lisa Reese Parish, Kearney Public Schools Foundation
  • Meghan Sonderegger,  Union Bank
  • Mike Sullivan, Baird Holm LLC
  • Jacqueline Tabke, Nolan, Olson and Stryker
  • Lisa Taylor-Jones, Habitat for Humanity
  • Alex VanZee, Congra Brands
  • Bob Wick, UNICO