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Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Fresh Start is thankful for the service of the volunteers who serve on the Board of Directors. Members of the Board serve a three year term and are eligible for three consecutive terms. Board members serve on committees, which include: executive, finance/personnel, marketing/community engagement, fund development and The Daisy. If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors or serving on an ad-hoc basis, please contact our office at 402.475.7777.

Members of the 2022 Board of Directors include: President Tad Hunt (Huron Consulting Group), Vice President Connie Benjamin (retired), Treasurer Nikki Gohring (UNL), Secretary Regina Flowers (UNL Libraries),Amy Archuleta (NEBCO), Amber Bogle (Mueller Robak), Seth Hansen (Employers Insurance), Sara Hernandez (Union Bank & Trust), Michelle Keogh (Hampton Enterprises), Melinda Kentfield (Nebraska Methodist Health System), Tam Nguyen (Haberfeld), Michael Reinmiller (theAVDude), Kristi Wamstad (Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure).  


2022 Staff Members include: 
Monica Zinke, Executive Director 
Meg, Program Coordinator
Audrey, Development Coordinator
Andrea, On Call Worker
Cassie, Case Manager
Dawn, Program Support
Deanna, Overnight Worker
Deb, On Call Worker
Emily, On Call Worker
Jamie, Case Manager
Lin, Overnight Worker
Mallori, Program Support
Red, Case Manager

Staff, pictured at the 25th Anniversary celebration in 2016
Back Row: Sandy, Monica, Red 
Middle Row: Stephanie, Meg 
Front Row: Deb, Audrey, Deanna 
Not Pictured: Julie, Marla, Demetria, Amber