Committees

United Way would never be able to do so much for our community without the help of our volunteer committees. Thank you to all who have donated their time and talents to help those in need.

Financial Review Team

  • Lucas Arndt
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Ashley Bredthauer
    Ameritas
  • Abby Dobson
    BKD, LLP
  • Cindy Fulton-Serrano
    Nelnet
  • David Hartwell
    BKD, LLP
  • Kim Keller
    Hausmann Construction
  • Joseph Meduna
    Grafton & Associates
  • Elizabeth Shelton
    Nelnet
  • Chad Stutzman
    Nelnet

Community Impact Committee

  • Joy Citta
    Community Volunteer
  • Brian Beck
    Zoetis
  • James Michael Bowers
    Lincoln City Council, JBC Chair
  • Lane Carr
    Nebraska Department of Education
  • Renee Dozier
    Region V Systems
  • John Greving
    Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Erin Hart
    Duncan Aviation
  • Kim Keller
    Hausmann Construction
  • Bryan Marine
    redthread
  • Alyssa Martin
    Nelnet
  • Sue Martin
    Nebraska State AFL – CIO
  • Eric Mooss
    Bryan Health
  • Phil Morgan
    Nelnet
  • Bryan Robertson
    U.S. Bank
  • Linda Robinson Rutz
    Community Volunteer
  • Tim Sabo
    Nelnet
  • Michelle St.Clair
    Perspective Planning Partners
  • Kevin Wailes
    Lincoln Electric System

Fund Distribution Division

Brian Beck
Fund Distribution Chair
Zoetis

Economic Supports Review Team

  • Michelle Krehbiel
    Team Leader
    University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Sara Hoyle
    City of Lincoln
  • Adam Lauderback
    Duncan Aviation
  • Crystal Lillie
    SCHEELS
  • Lacy Smith
    Community Volunteer
  • Wade Walkenhorst
    Cornhusker Bank

Educational Supports Review Team

  • Laura Uridil
    Team Leader
    Leadership Lincoln, Inc.
  • Stephanie Dinger
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Cindy Fulton-Serrano
    Nelnet
  • Chris Hodges
    Lincoln Electric System
  • Brandon Lyons
    Northcentral University
  • Nicole Regan
    Lincoln Public Schools
  • Scott Zager
    Zager Collaborative

Expanded Learning Review Team

  • Cheri Lenhoff
    Team Leader
    Risk Administration Services, Inc.
  • Ralene Klostermeyer
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Kyle Kramer
    Student
  • Kathleen Nelson-Simley
    KNS Learning Solutions
  • Bart Peters
    Security First Bank
  • Tom Wood
    Inkelaar Law

Shelter Review Team

  • Veronica Riepe, Ph.D.
    Team Leader
    University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Randy Arnold
    Community Volunteer
  • Suzanne Borovich
    Ameritas
  • Tony Lazarowicz, Ph.D.
    University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Virginia Nelson
    Community Volunteer
  • Reba Schafer
    Community Volunteer
  • Chad Scribner
    Firespring

Victim/Youth Safety Review Team

  • Amber Tate
    Team Leader
    Lincoln Electric System
  • Matthew Brase
    Cornhusker Bank
  • Britt Hernandez
    Community Volunteer
  • Michon Morrow
    City of Lincoln
  • Brad O’Dell
    Five Nines
  • Amber Tate
    Lincoln Electric System

Youth Behavioral Health Review Team

  • Andrea McFadden
    Team Leader
    Ameritas
  • Robert Birman
    Community Volunteer
  • Joy Greve
    Cornhusker Bank
  • Shane Jensen
    Branched Oak Insurance & Financial Services
  • Jared Jones
    Olsson
  • Caitin Moore
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Lance Odom
    Duncan Aviation
  • Kristen Reimers
    BancWise Realty
  • Sherry Stevenson
    Farmers Mutual of Nebraska

Youth Development Review Team

  • Amy Guenther
    Team Leader
    Pinnacle Bank
  • Casey Franklin
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Jennifer Klutman
    Community Volunteer
  • Heather Loewenstein
    Cornhusker Bank
  • Nora Turner
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Steve Urbauer
    Xotic PC
  • Susan Wortman
    Nebraska Wesleyan University

Funders’ Group

The Funders’ Group is a neutral coalition of independent funders facilitated by United Way who support health, human services, and education organizations and initiatives in Lincoln and Lancaster County. The purpose of the group is to maintain an open dialogue on shared issues including organizational matters, procedures for grant development and fund distribution, and policies that impact local philanthropy