Board of Directors

Chair: Cesar A. Garcia, Southside Redevelopment 

Co-Chair: Shannon Peter, PharmD, Think Whole Person Healthcare

Treasurer: Ed Finan, American National Bank

Secretary: Ellen Fitzsimmons, Immigrant Legal Center

Rachel Bruch, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Cassandra Carmicheal, First National Bank of Omaha

Molly Carpenter, Home Instead Senior Care

Donna DostalPottawattamie County Community Foundation

Bob Herrera, Mutual of Omaha

Cindy Jodlowski, Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska

Lance C. Jones, CFP

David J. Kramer, Baird Holm LLC

Orfa Link, House of Brick Technologies

Carol Russell, Community Volunteer

Director Emeritus
Mary Lee Fitzsimmons, PhD

Our Staff

Carolina Padilla, Executive Director

Carmen Alcazar, Case Worker

Enrique Amaro, Transportation/Maintenance Coordinator

Miray Demian, Refugee Coordinator

Lulu Ferdous, Operations Specialist

Dalia Flores, Driver and General Support

Sarah Gilbert, Director of Development

Bal Gurung, Transportation

Colin Heskin, Social Worker

Damian Leguizán, Pantry Assistant and General Support

Nermein Markous, Case worker

Lorena Miller, Life Enrichment Specialist

Paw Moo, Karen Liaison

Diana Pinzon, Nutrition Services Lead

Ta Boe Ra, Karenni Community Liaison

Mayra Ramirez, Pantry Coordinator

Cristal Reyna, Transportation

Anahi Reynoso, Director of Social Services

Eh Say, Karen Community Liaison

Krishna Subba, Nepali Interpreter/Instructor

Cathy Zanker, Care and Wellness Program Specialist