Board of Directors

 John Nimmo, Board Chair 
Portland, OR | Professor, Early Childhood Education, Portland State University
 Kim Nall, Board Vice Chair 
Colusa, CA | Executive Director, Tribal Child Care Association of California
 Mary Sweeney, Board Secretary 
Lincoln, NE | Owner and CEO, Mary Catherine Marketing
 Kristin Tynon, Board Treasurer 
Fremont, NE | CPA, Tax Managing Director, Foruis, LLP.
 Mike Browne 
Seattle, WA | Sr. Director of Community Engagement, Cultivate Learning at the University of Washington
 Deb Buhro 
Murdock, NE | Former CEO, Oxbow Animal Health
 Heidi Hagel-Braid 
Maple Grove, MN | Chief Program Officer, First Children’s Finance
 Stan Howard 
Chicago, IL | Founder/CEO, Law and Civics Reading and Writing Institute
 Christine Kiewra 
Lincoln, NE | Assistant Professor of Practice, Child, Youth and Family Studies Department
 Iris Chin Ponte  
Boston, MA | Director and Teacher, Henry Frost Children’s Program
 Michelle Suarez 
Lincoln, NE | Former Elementary School Principal