Papillion Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

The Papillion Community Foundation ( announces the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors; each will serve three year terms. Joining the Board are Travis Davis, Jerod Franck, Mike Rukstalis and Mark Vanderheiden.

Travis David currently serves as the Branch Manager of Great Western Bank in Papillion. A 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska Omaha, he recently returned to Nebraska after working in New York City in the banking industry. He joined the Great Western Bank team in August of 2017.

Jerod Franck, DC owns and operates Franck Chiropractic PC in Papillion. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) where he earned his undergraduate degree, followed by Cleveland Chiropractic College (CCC) in Overland Park, KS, where he earned his degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic. He is an active member of the Papillion community.

Mike Rukstalis, DVM is the proud owner of Papillion Animal Hospital, a rapidly-growing full-service veterinary practice he established in 2015. Growing up in Papillion, Mike attended Papillion-La Vista public schools (K-12). He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Nebraska and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University. Mike currently serves on the board of directors of the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine, is a member of the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, the Sarpy Country Chamber of Commerce, and the Sons of the American Legion.

Mark Vanderheiden is co-owner of Gina V Physical Therapy. He manages all business-related activities for the practice including billing, marketing, advertising, and the maintenance of the clinic. Additionally, he works with the Papillion schools to help out with business and marketing classes. Mark received his bachelor’s degree in business management from Bellevue University in 2011. He served 21 years in the Army National Guard and retired in November of 2017. Mark is very active in the Papillion Community as a longtime member of the American Legion, The Lions Club, and a Papillion Jr. Titan football coach and Board member.

For more information about the Papillion Community Foundation, visit or call (402) 331-3917.