Executive Director

Aubrey Mancuso, MSW

Aubrey Mancuso is the Executive Director at Voices for Children in Nebraska.  In her previous role with Voices she was responsible for overseeing policy and research efforts on family economic stability and health issues. Prior to joining Voices for Children, Aubrey worked for a non-profit providing service to chronically homeless adults with mental illness in New York. She also worked for the City of New York’s Food Stamp Program and United States Senator Jeff Bingaman. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Columbia University and a B.A. from Creighton University.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 101

Email:amancuso@voicesforchildren.com

Marketing and Development Coordinator

Amy Lillethorup

Amy is responsible for managing Voices for Children’s marketing, operations, and philanthropic activities. She holds a B.A. in International Studies and a graduate certificate in Public Management from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Prior to her time at Voices, she served in AmeriCorps and coordinated marketing and community outreach efforts for both public and private organizations in the Omaha area.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 104

Email:alillethorup@voicesforchildren.com

Research Coordinator

Chrissy Tonkinson, MPH

Chrissy Tonkinson is the Research Coordinator at Voices for Children in Nebraska. She is responsible for data collection, analysis, and compilation of the Kids Count in Nebraska annual report and development and support of any additional Voices for Children in Nebraska research projects. Chrissy holds a Master’s of Public Health Degree in Biostatistics from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health. While working towards her master’s, she developed a strong passion for data analysis and research and its importance to advocacy and policy. Prior to joining Voices for Children, Chrissy worked as an advocate for young children and families under Early Head Start. She also has experience in teaching and making statistics accessible to a variety of populations.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 107

Email:ctonkinson@voicesforchildren.com

Policy Coordinator

Juliet A. Summers, JD

Juliet Summers is the Policy Coordinator for Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice.  She is responsible for overseeing Voices for Children’s policy research, analysis, and advocacy efforts on behalf of children involved in Nebraska’s child welfare and juvenile court systems.  Prior to joining Voices for Children, Juliet served as a public defender, representing children and families in the juvenile court of Douglas County.  Before that, she taught 2nd grade on the Rosebud Indian Reservation through Teach for America.  Juliet holds a law degree from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in political science from Duke University.  She is a member of the Nebraska bar.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 106

Email:jsummers@voicesforchildren.com

Policy Associate

Julia Tse

Julia Tse is the Child Welfare Policy Associate at Voices for Children. She is responsible for conducting data analysis and research on child welfare in the state and for monitoring policy changes to improve the system. She first joined Voices for Children through the Lutheran Volunteer Corps to research the issue areas of economic stability and health. Julia has worked with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights in Chicago and conducted research on culture and migration. She is a graduate of Grinnell College in Iowa, where she received a B.A. in anthropology and East Asian studies.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 111

Email:jtse@voicesforchildren.com

Graphic Designer

Victoria Jones

Tori helps bring our ideas to life through illustrations and infographics. Before joining Voices for Children, Tori interned at The Salvation Army and Aim for the Stars. She graduated with her B.S. in Communications from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in December of 2015.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 105

Email:vrjones@voicesforchildren.com

Finance Manager

Kriss Kriglstein

Kriss Kriglstein is the Finance Manager at Voices for Children in Nebraska. She is responsible for the Accounting, Payroll and Human Resource items. She is also responsible for compiling Financial Statements and all related reports. Although Kriss has primarily worked with for-profit businesses during most of her professional career, she has recently found a niche in the non-profit world.  Being self-employed for over 20 years she’s finding working with non-profits is challenging, but also very rewarding.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 108

Email:kkriglstein@voicesforchildren.com

Policy and Research Associate

Caitlin Scaife

Caitlin is the Policy and Research Associate at Voices for Children in Nebraska. She comes to Voices for Children through Lutheran Volunteer Corps. Her previous experience with policy includes an internship at the United States Commission on Civil Rights where she researched a variety of federal policy issues concerning the rights of many groups including Native Americans, Veterans, LGBTQ individuals, and immigrants. Caitlin is a recent graduate of Grinnell College with a B.A. in Political Science and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 102

Email:lvc@voicesforchildren.com

Policy Coordinator

Kaitlin Reece

Kaitlin is the policy coordinator for economic stability and health.  She is responsible for overseeing all of Voices for Children’s policy research, analysis and advocacy efforts in the areas of poverty, nutrition, healthcare access for children, and child care assistance.  Before joining Voices for Children, Kaitlin spent four years at the Unicameral as legislative aide to a state senator.  She also worked for fitness and nutrition non-profits in St. Louis, MO and Pasadena, CA and as Director of Scheduling for a U.S. Senate candidate.  Kaitlin holds a B.A. in political science from Creighton University.

Phone:(402) 597-3100 Ext. 109

Email:kreece@voicesforchildren.com

Board of Directors

President

Lloyd Meyer, MArch

Vice President

Tim Hron, MA, LIMHP

Secretary

Donna Hammack, MSEd

Treasurer

Steve Mitchell, MBA

Michael Beverly, Jr., MBA

Immediate Past President

Eric Nelson, MA

Amy Boesen

Yolanda Chavez Nuncio, MEd

Lorraine Chang, JD

Jeremy Fitzpatrick, JD

Eric Johnson

Daniel Padilla

Mike Socha

Katie Weitz, PhD