American Heart Association (AHA, is pleased to announce that Sarah Tselentis is the newest addition to their team as development director! In this role, Sarah will be spearheading the Omaha Heart & Stroke Ball and Kearney Go Red for Women.

Sarah has spent the past 20 years in the nonprofit sector of Omaha focusing on mission and community impact. Sarah’s strengths of communication and relationship building launched her career in event planning in 2012, marketing and communication in 2015, and fundraising in 2017.

Sarah has a passion for helping individuals be the best they can be. Her past role as the development director for United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska was focused heavily on fundraising events and donor relations. The move to the American Heart Association is fueled by her drive to make a bigger impact on the lives of others.

American Heart Association believes every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality. To achieve this, they work by driving equitable health impact in our communities. For more information, visit