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Who We Are

Board & Staff

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

Board of Directors

  • Casey Karges, Board Chair

    Representing MC Class
    The Mediation Center
    610 J Street, Suite 100
    Lincoln NE 68508
    402.441.5740
    ckarges[at]themediationcenter.org
    Term Expires 4/2020

  • Joan Sabott, Vice Chair

    At Large Director
    1824 W Division Street
    Grand Island NE 68803
    402.936.5252
    joansabott[at]gmail.com
    Term Expires 4/2019

  • Jay Wilson, Treasurer

    At Large Director
    Concord Mediation Center
    4225 N 90th St
    Omaha NE 68134
    402.345.1131
    jbwilson@concord-center.com
    Term Expires 4/2019

  • Debra Blue, Secretary

    Representing M Class
    P.O. Box 6729
    Omaha NE 68106
    402.672.0446
    dlblue05[at]gmail.com
    Term Expires 4/2018

  • Daniel Beckwith

    At Large Director
    4125 N 142 Avenue
    Omaha, NE 68164
    402.953.8792
    danieljbeckwith[at]gmail.com
    Term Expires 4/2020

  • Mary Lee Brock

    Representing M Class
    Creighton University School of Law
    The Werner Institute
    2500 California Plaza
    Omaha NE 68178
    402.280.3579
    MaryLeeBrock[at]creighton.edu
    Term Expires 4/2018

  • Susan Koenig

    Representing M Class
    Mayer, Burns and Koenig
    308 N Locust
    PO Box 2300
    Grand Island, NE 68801
    308.384.1120
    susan[at]mbaklaw.com
    Term Expires 4/2020

  • Charles Lieske

    Representing MC Class
    Mediation West
    210 W 27th Street
    Scottsbluff NE 69363
    308.635.2002
    charles[at]mediationwest.org
    Term Expires 4/2018

  • Jane Martin-Hoffman

    Representing MC Class
    Nebraska Mediation Center
    Dodge County Courthouse
    435 North Park
    Fremont NE 68026
    402.753.9415
    janem[at]nebraskamediationcenter.com
    Term Expires 4/2017

  • Larry Scherer

    Representing M Class
    Nebraska State Education Association
    605 S 14th Street
    Lincoln, NE 68508
    402.475.7611
    larry.scherer[at]nsea.org
    Term Expires 4/2019

  • Cindy Tierney

    Representing MC Class
    Concord Mediation Center
    4225 N 90th St
    Omaha NE 68134
    402.345.1131
    ctierney[at]concord-center.com
    Term Expires 4/2018

  • Kandi Weinbender

    At Large Director
    409 N Chestnut Street
    Kimball, NE 69145
    kkweinb[at]embarqmail.com
    Term Expires 4/2019

Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the many constituents of our organization. But first and foremost, they focus their energies on those who take advantage of our programs and services.

Staff

  • Kelly Riley, Director

    Nebraska Mediation Association
    P.O. Box 13
    Beatrice, NE 68310
    kelly[at]nemediation.org
    402.302.1025

  • Diane Amdor, Asst. Director

    Nebraska Mediation Association
    P.O. Box 13
    Beatrice, NE 68310
    diane[at]nemediation.org
    402.302.1025