Donna L. Polk, PhD, MS, LMHP
Chief Executive Officer
Case Manager/Client Specialist
Community Relations Coordinator
Karen D. Foxx, BS, LADC
Director of Intertribal
Kenneth Boryca, M.S.E., LMHP, LADC
Transitional Living Director
Marcus Polk, LADC
Eagle Heights Counselor
Tammy Dirks, M.S., LMHP, LADC
Elders Program Specialist
Soaring Over Meth & Suicide – Administrative Assistant
Lestina Beltran, PLADC
Soaring Over Meth & Suicide – Youth Program Manager
Soaring Over Meth & Suicide – Youth Program Director
Trina Janis, LADC
Dr. Thomas McGuire
Brittany Batt, LICSW
Lisa Truax, RN BSN
Nurse Case Manager/Health Educator
Kari Erickson, RN BSN
Ageda Montes de Oca
Laura Ann Summers
Tracy Hartman-Bradley, B.S.
NUIHC board member since 2008, Ms. Hartman-Bradley served as Board Treasurer before being elected President in 2016. Ms. Hartman-Bradley is a Native American Specialist and Elementary Teacher for Omaha Public Schools. Ms. Hartman-Bradley attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She had previously served as Board Member for the Omaha Educational Association (OEA), the Nebraska State Education Association (NSEA), the National Education Association (NEA) and Secretary for the National Educational Association of the American Indian/Alaskan Native Caucus.
James Bollinger, B.A.
(Omaha, Oglala Sioux)
James Bollinger has served on NUIHC’s as Treasurer (2008-2014, 2016-current) and President (2014-2016) for eight years. Mr. Bollinger attended Bellevue University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Mr. Bollinger is also trained in Pastoral Ministry for the American Indian College of Phoenix.
Alex Lovrien, B.A.
Ms. Lovrien graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is currently a Career Skills Coach with Metropolitan Community College. Ms. Lovrien’s past employment experience includes Heartland Family Service and the Douglas County Community Mental Health Center. Her past professional involvement includes serving as advisory chair for the Common Fund of the Heartland Agency, and as an Omaha-area member of an early childhood consortium.
Lance Morgan, B.F., J.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Ho-Chunk, Inc, Mr. Morgan has served on our board since 2013. Mr. Morgan is a member of the American Bar Association, the Minnesota Bar Association, and the Nebraska Bar Association. Mr. Morgan graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Harvard Law School.
Patrik Johansson, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Johansson is the director of the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health (COPH) Rural Health Education Network, the director of the COPH Great Plains Public Health Training Center, and an associate professor in the UNMC COPH Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health. Dr. Johansson has served on the board since 2013.
Mr. LaMere was previously employed by NUIHC from 1991-1994 as a Youth Program Director. He has also been employed by the Winnebago Tribe and the Sioux City, IA public schools.