HomeStaff & Board of Directors

Omaha Location

Dr. Donna L. Polk, PhD, MA, LMHP
Chief Executive Officer

Ellen Rogers
Chief Financial Officer

Erica Bollinger
Human Resource Manager & Financial Clerk

Jennifer Walter
Office Assistant

June Bear-Noonan
Community Relations Coordinator

LaVada Pilcher
Elders Program Manager

Kenneth “Beau” Boryca, M.S.E., LMHP, LADC
Behavioral Health Director

Nicole LaMere
Administrative Assistant

Sherry Sutton, LMHP
Therapist

Melba Sanchez, PLMHP, PMSW
Therapist

Tammy Dirks, M.S., LMHP, LADC
Therapist

Lestina Beltran, LADC
Counselor

Nicole Tamayo-Benegas
Soaring Over Meth & Suicide
Youth & Family Project Director

Nathaniel Cacy
Soaring Over Meth & Suicide
Youth & Family Program Manager

Liz Clifford
Facilities Specialist

Levin Nichols
Behavioral Health Technician

Javar Fields
Behavioral Health Technician

Lisa Olson-Stratton
Behavioral Health Technician

Melvin Neail
Behavioral Health Technician

Y’Shall Davis
Behavioral Health Technician

Carol Lott
Behavioral Health Technician

Charles Brock
Behavioral Health Technician

MaryAnn Hollenbeck
Behavioral Health Technician

Lincoln Location

Donna Manstedt, APRN
Clinic Administrator

Jorge Castillo
Billing Specialist

Onie Alva
Transportation Specialist

Kari Erickson, RN/CDE
Diabetes Educator

Megan Raabe, (PA-C)
PA-C

Lisa Truax, (PHN, RN)
PHN, RN

Ashley Ferguson, (CMA)
CMA

Samantha Lefebvre, (APRN)
APRN

Suzan Biravci
Medical Records

Cuu Nguyen, (APRN)
APRN

Patricia Guevara
Receptionist

Dilma Delbreen, (CMA)
CMA

Mohsin Hasan

Laura Ann Summer, (CMA, AAMA)
CMA, AAMA

Brenda Hohbein, (CMA, AAMA)
CMA, AAMA

Ahmed Salo
Medical Receptionist

Board of Directors

Tracy Hartman-Bradley, B.S.
(Alutiiq, Aleut)
Board President

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.

Alex Lovrien, B.A.
(Oglala/Sicangu Lakota)
Secretary

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.
(Winnebago)
Member

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.

Anne Steinhoff
(Winnebago)
Treasurer

Ms. Steinhoff is the business owner of Steinhoff & Associates, consultant, trainer, speaker and facilitator with 30 years of leadership experience and multiple perspectives.  Prior to consulting, Anne worked as an executive for the nation’s second-largest Catholic health system; cabinet member and spokesperson for two Omaha mayoral administrations; adjunct faculty member for a state university; and managing editor of an award-winning Fortune 500 magazine. Anne has also chaired five nonprofit boards, served on numerous task forces and committees and managed charity art shows and other fund-raising events.

Fred LaMere
(Santee Sioux)
Member

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.

Marty Ramirez, Ph.D.
(Chicano)
Member

Dr. Ramirez is retired from UNL’s Department of Minority Affairs and Department of Counseling and Psychological Services in areas of mental health, career planning, diversity and cultural competence.  He continues to serve as an advocate and supporter of the Latino/Hispanic community and serve as a voice for the elderly, veterans, students and all underrepresented communities in Nebraska.

Lyn Holley, Ph.D.
Member

Dr. Holley is an Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology, University of Nebraska at Omaha and a Faculty Advisor, Chapter of Sigma Phi Omega (the USA Gerontology national academic honor society) and founder of the UNO Athletes and Elders Program.  Her research and teachings focuses on how to improve the services for elders and inter-generational relationships.  She is recognized for the excellence of her work, and in 2016, was awarded the inaugural endowed Dr. Chuck Powell Professorship in Gerontology.

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