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The Executive Committee serves as the governing board within the Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s organizational structure, providing on-going support, guidance and oversight of the STEM ecosystem. Committee members represent all sectors of our community and serve a three-year term. In addition, each Executive Committee member serves as an advisor on the Action Committees.


  • Support organizational goals of OSE as defined in the strategic plan
  • Help to facilitate and champion OSE initiatives
  • Determine self-assessment process that the committee will use to develop action plan
  • Serve as an advisor with action committees and involved in assessment progress of initiative


Executive Committee officers 

Andreia Nebel- Chair                       Clarkson College

Joy Doll- Co-Chair                            Cynchealth

Tracie Reding- Secretary                  University of Nebraska at Omaha

Anne John – Treasurer                      Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Executive Committee 

Jim Collison                                     Gallup

Karlus Cozart                                   Cozart Consulting, LLC

Michael Flesch                                 Metropolitan Community College

John Fonda                                     John Day Company

Neal Grandgenett                            University of Nebraska at Omaha

Elizabeth Mulkerrin                          Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Julie Minton                                    Cox Business

Deanna Moisset                               Omaha Public Schools

Julie Sigmon                                   Omaha STEM Ecosystem

Levi Thiele                                     University of Nebraska at Omaha

Sarah E. Yrkoski                              Union Pacific

Tony Veland                                    AIM Institute

Levone Walker                                Collective For Youth

Laurie Zagurski                               Omaha Public Power District