2021-2022 Civic Nebraska Annual Report

Final Words


Funding Allocations, Fiscal Year 2020-21 

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Preeta Bansal, J.D., former NY Solicitor General, senior White House official, and US diplomat – Chair 

Linsey Camplin, J.D., Attorney, McHenry Haszard – Vice Chair 

César Garcia, Executive Director, Southside Redevelopment Corp. – Treasurer 

Carol A. Subiabre, Ph.D., Lecturer of Spanish, U. Nebraska – Secretary 

Elizabeth Everett, M.B.A., Policy Associate, First Five Nebraska 

Drew Davies, Chief Creative Officer, Rule29 

Yohance Christie, J.D., Lincoln City Attorney 

Omaid Zabih, J.D., Federal Policy Director, Nebraska Appleseed

Eric Gerrard, Attorney/Lobbyist, Eric Gerrard LLC – Non-voting 


Eric Gerrard, Attorney/Lobbyist, Eric Gerrard LLC – Chair 

Milo Mumgaard, Executive Director, Legal Aid of Nebraska

Becky Gould, Executive Director, Nebraska Appleseed

Laine Norton, Assistant Dean for Advancement, Syracuse U. 

Judge (Ret.) Jan Gradwohl

Alison Armstrong, Community Advocate 

Mike Battershell, President, Bergman Incentives

Eric Berger, Associate Professor, U. Nebraska College of Law

Kimara Z. Snipes, South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance 

Patrick Jones, Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies 

Nicki Behmer, Associate, RE/MAX Concepts 

Katy Anderson, Associate Attorney, Chaloupka, Holyoke, Snyder, Chaloupka & Longoria, PC, LLO

Sue Quambusch, Community Advocate

Charlyne Berens, Retired Professor of Journalism, U. Nebraska

Thompson Rogers, Chairman, Affiliated Companies 

Scott Eastman, Associate Professor of History, Creighton U. 

Trey Lusk, Executive Director, Abendmusik at First-Plymouth

Civic Nebraska is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.