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UNMC Board of Counselors welcomes new members, names officers

The UNMC Board of Counselors is a group of 62 community and business leaders from across the state that advises UNMC Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D., on health care issues of importance.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Board of Counselors welcomed 10 new members during its annual meeting recently. The UNMC Board of Counselors is a group of 62 community and business leaders from across the state that advises UNMC Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D., on health care issues of importance.

Current board members, Ralph Bradley, J.D., of Bradley, Elsbernd, Andersen, Kneale & Mues Jankovitz, P.C., will serve as chairman, and Freddie Gray of Omaha will serve as vice-chairwoman.

Below are the hometowns and names of new board members and affiliations.

Lincoln -- Leirion Gaylor Baird, Lincoln and Lancaster County Planning Commission.

Omaha -- Allyson Mendoza, J.D., Douglas County Public Defender’s Office; Brad Von Gillern, Lueder Construction Company; Thomas Warren, Sr., Urban League of Nebraska; Roger Weitz, Opera Omaha; Othello Meadows, III, Seventy-Five North Revitalization Corp. of Omaha.

Norfolk -- Courtney Klein-Faust, J.D., City of Norfolk Economic Development

Papillion -- Mario Rodriquez, State Farm Insurance Company

Red Cloud -- Amy Springer, M.D., Webster County Clinic and Hospital in Red Cloud.

York -- Margaret Brink, Network for Public Health Law.

Below are the hometowns and names of UNMC Board of Counselors members who continue to serve.

Alliance -- Patricia “Trish” Cetrone Koch

Beatrice -- Dennis M. Byars

Blair -- S. Michael Jensen, Donna Mahlendorf

Chadron -- Patrick M. “Marty” Connealy

Columbus -- K.C. Belitz

Fort Calhoun -- Curt Hofer

Grand Island -- Ralph Bradley, Will Armstrong

Holdrege -- Terry Krohn

Lincoln -- Marshall Borchert, Patty Pansing Brooks, Charlie Calhoun, Tom Fischer, Susan Gourley, Liz Koop, William W. “Bill” Lester, Angela Muhleisen, Tonn Ostergard, Lisa Smith, Jana Tanner, Ronald J. Wachter, Donna Woods

Norfolk -- Brad Krivohlavek and Kent Warneke

Omaha -- Willie Barney, Robert “Bob” Belgrade, John Cavanaugh, Diana Doyle, Mary Bills-Strand, Anne Branigan, Ivan Gilreath, Sandy Goodman, Nelson Gordman, Freddie Gray, Ted Hazer, Wesley Hutcherson, Joel Hutchins, Chris Kircher, Diny Landen, Jay Noddle, Michael Pallesen, Natalie Peart, Chris Rodgers, Suzanne Singer and Ray Somberg

Papillion -- Drew Miller

Phillips -- Tammy Allen

Scottsbluff -- David Bartlett and Sandy Massey

Wayne -- Rod Tompkins

West Point -- Dave Wimmer

York -- Karen Harris

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