Board Leadership

The Civic Nebraska Board of Directors and Board of Advisers bring together diverse representatives from the state's nonprofits, businesses, and communities to maximize our capacity to serve Nebraskans.

The Civic Nebraska Board of Directors

Preeta Bansal, J.D.,
former NY Solicitor General, senior White House official, and US diplomat – Chair
Linsey Camplin Bird, J.D., Attorney, McHenry Haszard – Vice Chair
César Garcia, Executive Director, Southside Redevelopment Corp. – Treasurer
Carol A. Subiabre, Ph.D., Lecturer of Spanish, University of NebraskaSecretary
Elizabeth Everett, M.B.A., Deputy Director and Public Policy Manager,
First Five Nebraska
Drew Davies, Chief Creative Officer, Rule29
Yohance Christie, J.D., City of Lincoln City Attorney

Omaid Zabih, J.D., Federal Policy Director, Nebraska Appleseed
Eric Gerrard, J.D., Attorney/Lobbyist, Eric Gerrard LLC (non-voting)

The Civic Nebraska Board of Advisers

Sue Quambusch, Community Volunteer – Chair
Milo Mumgaard, Executive Director, Legal Aid of Nebraska
Becky Gould, Executive Director, Nebraska Appleseed
Laine Norton, Assistant Dean for Advancement, Syracuse University
Alison Armstrong, Community Advocate
Mike Battershell, President, Bergman Incentives
Eric Berger, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law
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
Charlyne Berens, Retired Professor of Journalism & Community Volunteer
Thompson Rogers, Chairman, Affiliated Companies
Scott Eastman, Associate Professor of History, Creighton University
Civic Nebraska is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


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