Board of Directors

Humanities Nebraska is served by dedicated volunteers on two boards: the Nebraska Humanities Council and the Nebraska Foundation for the Humanities. Board members are selected statewide from nominees who show a strong interest in the humanities and the cultural life of Nebraska, with special emphasis on community leaders from the state’s diverse geographic, occupational and ethnic constituencies. Humanities Nebraska seeks a balance between scholarly involvement in the humanities and other professional, business or community endeavors.

Council and Foundation members agree to attend three board meetings a year, serve on several subcommittees, assist in private fundraising, make a financial contribution to HN, promote public awareness of HN and its objectives, and attend and evaluate programs funded by Humanities Nebraska.

Among the programs that HN supports are the Chautauqua, Speakers Bureau, Capitol Forum on America’s Future, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Nebraska Conversations, Museum on Main Street exhibitions, and the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities.

The boards meet three times a year, typically in January, April, and September.

For more information, contact Humanities Nebraska at 215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 330, Lincoln, NE 68508; call (402) 474-2131 ext. 102; fax (402) 474-4852 or e-mail

Nebraska Humanities Council

  • BD Achelpolh Steve 3

    Steven Achelpohl, Omaha

  • BD Adams, Connie

    Connie Adams, Broken Bow

  • BD Aita, Virginia

    Virginia Aita, Omaha

  • BD Alexander, Andy

    Andrew Alexander, Wayne, Chair

  • Benjamin-Alvarado

    Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Omaha

  • Bones, Amy - Color

    Amy Bones, Omaha

  • BD Brown, Eric

    Eric Brown, Lexington, Treasurer

  • BD Buntain, David

    David Buntain, Lincoln, Vice President

  • Eisenhart, Annette

    Annette Eisenhart, Culbertson

  • BD Gendler Carol

    Carol Gendler, Omaha, At-Large

  • BD Henning Mary 2

    Mary Henning, Kearney


    Chantal Kalisa, Lincoln

  • BD Keen, Taylor

    Taylor Keen, Omaha

  • MaryLopez

    Mary Lopez, Omaha

  • BD Nolan, Mike 2

    Michael Nolan, Norfolk

  • BD Peters, Gretchen001

    Gretchen Peters, Gering

  • Carol Rempp, Lincoln, Vice Chair

  • Schleicher portrait

    John Schleicher, Omaha

  • BD Walter, Kay

    Katherine Walter, Lincoln

  • Wehrbein portrait

    Jeanene Wehrbein, Plattsmouth

Nebraska Foundation for the Humanities


    Nick Baxter, Omaha

  • Karen Brasee, Grand Island

  • BD Brown, Eric

    Eric Brown, Lexington

  • BD Buntain, David

    David Buntain, Lincoln

  • Eisenhart, Annette

    Annette Eisenhart, Culbertson

  • BD Gendler Carol

    Carol Gendler, Omaha

  • Knuth, Brad copy

    Brad Knuth, Omaha

  • BD Lang, Catherine

    Catherine Lang, Lincoln

  • Lierk Color Portrait

    Ellen Lierk, Alliance

  • Lockwood portrait

    Cheryl Lockwood, Hastings

  • MaryLopez

    Mary Lopez, Omaha

  • Milligan portrait

    Cynthia Milligan, Lincoln

  • BD Nolan, Mike 2

    Michael Nolan, Norfolk

  • BD Poser, Susan 2

    Susan Poser, Lincoln

  • Carol Rempp, Lincoln

  • Matt Schaefer, Lincoln

  • BD Walter, Kay

    Katherine Walter, Lincoln

  • Whited_Portrait

    Beth Whited, Omaha

  • BD Wilson, Kathy

    Kathy Wilson, Omaha



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