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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors help ensure ongoing community support for our athletes and our mission.

"I love the intentional efforts this organization is committed to. The positive impact it has on the athletes and their families has been evident over the past 50 years."


-Sherie Thomas, Deputy Chief for Omaha Police Department, Special Olympics Nebraska Board Chair



Sherie Thomas

Omaha Police Department
Deputy Chief



Greg Harris

Quantum Workplace
President & CEO



Tiffany Paben

Managing Director



Marc Wisdom

Pinnacle Bank
Executive Vice President



Carolyn Chamberlin

Special Olympics Nebraska



At Large Members



Matt Fenster

Bellevue Public School


Tyler Keyser

Koley Jessen, P.C, L.L.O.


Evelyn Loof

Farmers Mutual of Nebraska


Ben Lorenzen

Champions Run


Steve Merfeld

Creighton University Assistant Men's Basketball Coach


Ronny Miller

Gallup Credit Union Director


Luke Paladino

First Nebraska Trust Company Trust Officer


Chad Samuelson



Michaela Schenkelberg

University of Nebraska Omaha Assistant Professor


Brian Schweiger

US Bank Vice President & District Manager


Wyatt Spalding

Special Olympics Nebraska Athlete & Health Intern


Josh Todd

Union Omaha


Melonie Welsh

Munroe-Meyer Institute Associate Professor & Director of Community Engagement