Community Advisory Council

The Community Advisory Council is an essential part of how we function. The Council meets monthly to discuss the progress of the work PromiseShip does to support children and families.

Click here to view a calendar of upcoming meetings.  Please note that the November 2018 Community Advisory Council Meeting has been cancelled.

Comprised of representatives from child-serving agencies and groups across the greater Omaha metro area, the Community Advisory Council members provide valuable input that helps improve how we serve children and their families.

Current Community Advisory Council members:

Aaron Banman
Assistant Professor
UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work

Paul Burnett
Program Coordinator – Fathers for a Lifetime
Charles Drew Health Center, Inc.

Willie Hamilton
Executive Director
Black Men United

Jill Holt
ICWA Program Coordinator
DHHS, Division of Children and Family Services

Tia Houston
Executive Administrative Assistant
Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc.

Lynette Ingram
Relationship Manager North Omaha Community Outreach
Bellevue University

Patti Jurjevich
Program Administrator
Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare

Kelly Latimer
School Social Worker
Millard South High School

Mark LeFlore
Manager Administrative Services
Douglas County Youth Services

Ann C. Mangiameli
Attorney at Law, Manager of Medical Legal Partnership Project
Legal Aid of Nebraska

Carl McCullough
Youth Program Coordinator
Eastern NE Community Action Partnership

Mary-Beth Muskin
Regional Director
Anti-Defamation League

Dave Newell
President & CEO

Todd Reckling
VP of Children, Family and Community Services
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska

Lacy Rudder
Chief Operations Officer
NOVA Treatment Community

Ronald H. Snow
Outreach Representative
MAXIMUSE Employment First

Camas Steuter
Child and Family Services Administrator
DHHS, Division of Children and Family Services

Lana Temple-Plotz
Chief Program Officer
Nebraska Children’s Home Society

Heather Tomczak
Director of Community Impact & Housing Safety
United Way of the Midlands

Stefanie Torres
Patient Financial Services Manager
Charles Drew Health Center, Inc.

Julia Tse
Child Welfare Policy Associate
Voices for Children in Nebraska

Melanie Williams-Smotherman
Executive Director
Family Advocacy Movement

Andrea Wright
Program Director
Heartland Family Service