The Omaha Home for Boys recently announced its 2017 Board of Directors which includes six new members.
Victor Baez joins the Board as a Director and brings a strong background in the construction industry to the Omaha Home for Boys. As a construction manager with The Noddle Companies, he manages all aspects of construction projects and leads multi-disciplinary design teams through design development to completed projects.
Freddie Clopton also joins the Board as a Director and brings his knowledge from 23 years of honorable service in the United States Air Force. He is currently serving as Deputy Director of Operations and Maintenance in the 55th Civil Engineer Squadron, where he is responsible for the management of Offutt Air Force Base’s infrastructure and operations.
Dr. Joseph Evans joins the Board as a Director and brings a wealth of knowledge in the pediatric psychology field. He is a professor at the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute and Department of Pediatrics. In addition, Dr. Evans serves as the Director of Clinical Services for the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska. He is a clinician, educator and program developer and has been the recipient of over $17 million dollars in grants throughout his career.
Also joining the Board as a Director is nonprofit policy and collaboration expert Carolyn Rooker. As the former Executive Director of Voices for Children in Nebraska, Rooker ensured the organization adhered to its mission and led the organization’s policy agenda. Rooker is currently the Business Development Manager at Siemens Industry.
President of GoldKey Consulting, Inc., Peter G. Larson joins the Board as a Trustee and brings experience from a life-long career in the insurance business. His passion for serving youth led him to be an active member and leader in Kiwanis, the Masonic Fraternity, the Scottish Rite Masonry and the Tangier Shrine.
Anthony Sanchez joins the Board as a Trustee and brings his experience as a small business entrepreneur to Omaha Home for Boys. Prior to building his own business, The Office Cleaners, he worked in the child welfare arena at the Youth Detention Center in Kearney. Sanchez is involved in the Masonic Fraternity and is a Shriner.
Leading the 31-member Board are the Officers: Board Chair Nizar Wehbi of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Vice Chair Kirsten R. Case of the University of Nebraska Omaha Service Learning Community, Treasurer Brad D. Yoder of Hayes & Associates, LLC, Secretary Earl E. Redrick of the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development, Director Allen Straub of the Omaha Police Department and Director Aileen Warren of the University of Nebraska Medical Center.