The Nebraska Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Omaha Board is pleased to announce Leon Thomas as the new Board President.  Thomas has served on the Board for roughly 7 years, has chaired the golf event for 3 years and has been a part of the Executive Committee since its inception.  The Omaha Board would also like to welcome Renee Black, Bobbi Christensen, Kurt Cisar, Galin Karpisek, John Smigelsky, Greg Tiarks and Parker Thornburg to their Board of Directors.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. We are a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure.

For more information about The Nebraska Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or on their events, contact Shannon Gubbels, Executive Director of the Nebraska Chapter at or (402) 330-6164.