Community Health Charities Announces New State Board of Directors Members

Several area business and community leaders were named to the Community Health Charities of Nebraska (CHC-NE) ( State Board of Directors at the organization’s annual meeting on Aug. 24.

The following individuals were elected onto the State Board: Karen Carson, Fat Brain Toys, Team Jack Foundation Representative; Katie Love, ACI Worldwide; Steve McWhorter, Autism Action Partnership Representative; Amy Nieman, Lutz, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Nebraska Chapter Representative; Rebecca Runge, Methodist Hospital, Nebraska Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation Representative; Russell Sebek, Lincoln Board Chair, Wells Fargo; and M. John Steier, Great Western Bank, United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska Representative.

Additionally, Teresa Layton, Great Western Bank, began her term as Board Chair. Other Executive Committee Members include: Craig Sall, First National Wealth Management, Immediate Past State Board Chair; Ralph Dovali, Hancock & Dana, PC, State Board Treasurer; Erica Hinrichs, ACI Worldwide, State Board Secretary; Sharon Brodkey, iLuicom; Michael Demman, SimplyWell LLC; David Gilinsky, Bergman Incentives; Larry Guenther, JPMorgan Chase, Alzheimer’s Association Nebraska Chapter Representative; Stanley Kathol, Omaha Airport Authority; Thomas Macy, Nebraska Medicine; Deenie Meyerson; Amber Preston, Baird Holm LLP; Loren Steenson; and Mike Wade, Physicians Mutual Insurance Company.

Community Health Charities of Nebraska is a fundraising federation of 22 premier non-profit health charities raising charitable contributions primarily through annual corporate employee giving campaigns. For more information about CHC-NE and the work of its member charities, go to and or call (402) 614-8500.