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Liaisons & Committees

Sarpy County

2017 Sarpy County Board Liaison Representatives 

(January 10, 2017 to January 10, 2018)

Board Committees
Budget & Finance Don Kelly & Jim Warren
Noxious Weeds All Commissioners
Negotiations All Commissioners
Legislation Jim Thompson & Brian Zuger
Board of Corrections All Commissioners
Stadium Jim Thompson & Don Kelly

 

Board Representatives
Human Services & Easter Nebraska 6 County Human Services Governing Board Brian Zuger
Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation Don Kelly
Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Board of Directors Gary Mixan
Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee Jim Warren
Criminal Justice Task Force Jim Warren & Brian Zuger
Sarpy/CASS Department of Health & Wellness Gary Mixan
Nebraska Association of County Officials Jim Thompson
Merit Commission Gary Mixan
Roads/Infrastructure Task Force Don Kelly & Jim Thompson
Heartland Workforce Solution Committee Jim Warren

 

Committees

Visitors Committee

The Visitors Committee was formed in 1980 to support the County in providing guidance on the use of funds collected for Tourism. Resolution: Book 15 Page 64

 

Member Representing Term Expires
Michelle Alexander Lodging (Hampton Inn - Bellevue)

2020

Dave Compton County Resident 2018
Kyle Fisher County Resident 2017
Bob Hill Jr. Recreation (Tiburon Golf) 2020
Anthony Moody Lodging (Embassy Suites - La Vista) 2020
Jan Vala Attraction (Vala's Pumpkin Patch) 2018
Margaret White Recreation (Papio Fun Park) 2019

 

Updated: January 9, 2017

Safety Committee

The mission of the Sarpy County Safety Committee is to promote safe working conditions, practices and facilities through thorough accident investigations, training programs and communications with managmeent and employees.

 

Employee Representatives
Name Office / Employee Rep. Term Expiration
Lisa McNulty Reg of Deeds - Employee's Assn 12/31/2017
Judy Shook Public Works-AFSCME 12/31/2017
Steve Wrigley Sheriff-FOP 12/31/2018
Lesa Ryan Assessor-Employees' Assoc.  12/31/2018
Todd Gloe Highway-AFSCME 12/31/2018
Jeff Kreifels Sheriff-FOP 12/31/2017

 

Employer Representatives
Name Office Term Expiration
Rod Ripley Public Works 12/31/2017
George Funderburk Fleet 12/31/2017
Ross Richards   Facilities Management 12/31/2018
Linda Welles Human Resources 12/31/2018
Brian Hanson Fiscal Administrator 12/31/2018
Chris Vance County Board 12/31/2017

Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

The mission of the Sarpy County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee is:

  1. protecting the integrity of the law; 
  2. controlling crime and delinquency and/or root out causes of crime; 
  3. improving the quality of justice; 
  4. improving the communication and planning of the criminal justice system and related programs; and 
  5. increasing community support for the criminal justice system.

This committee was created by Resolution: 2003-69

 

Name Representing Position
Tom Strigenz Public Defender Chair
Barbara Pousson Clerk of the County Court Vice-Chair
Jeff Davis Sarpy County Sheriff Voting Member
Mark Elbert Bellevue Police Voting Member
Lee Polikov Sarpy County Attorney Voting Member
Mark Wayne Sarpy County Administrator Voting Member
Jim Warren Sarpy County Commissioner Voting Member
Jeff Funke County Court Judge Voting Member
Jodi York District 2 Probation Voting Member
Danielle Richler Pretrial Release Services Voting Member
Carol Kremer Clerk of the District Court Voting Member
Larry Gendler Juvenile Court Judge Voting Member
William Zastera District Court Judge Voting Member
DJ Barcal LaVista Police Voting Member
Anne Ebsen Mental Health Board Voting Member
Dan Williamson Sarpy County Sheriffs Office Voting Member
Mike Jones Sarpy County Sheriffs Office Voting Member
Tricia Freeman Sarpy County Attorney  
John Prince Sarpy County Information Systems  
Curtis Rainge Community Relations  
Tami Steensma Sarpy County Juvenile Justice Center  
Jean Brazda Sarpy County Victim Witness/Diversion Services  
Lisa Haire Sarpy County Grant Coordinator  
Scott Bovick Deputy County Administrator  
Wayne Bena Sarpy County Elections/Jury Commissioner  
Rolly Yost Sarpy County Sheriffs Office  
Jim Weber Sarpy County Diversion  
Jeff Jennings District 2 Probation  
Pat Boylan Public Defender  
Mark Trapp Sarpy County Sheriffs Office  
Brian Hanson Sarpy County Fiscal Administrator  
Georgie Scurfield Sarpy County CASA  
Darwin Gushard Sarpy County Information Systems  

Veterans Service Committee

The Sarpy County Veterans Service Committee is created in accordance with NE State Statute 80-407. Committeemen are Veterans, representatives and members of the various Veteran service organizations in the County. They are appointed to the Committee by the County Commissioners to serve a five year term.

The Committee, in conjunction with the Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs, is required to appoint a County Veterans Service Officer, establish programs of assistance and approve procedures for carrying out all Veteran related programs.

The goal of the Committee is to meet in a public meeting two times a year to established policy and procedures for the administration and operations of the Sarpy County Veterans Service Office. In support of this policy, the Committee strives to provide professionally accredited Veteran advocates to ensure outstanding service to the Military Retirees, Veterans, their dependents and surviving dependents residing in Sarpy County.

 

Member Term Expires
James A. Costello 6/30/2021
Cindy R. Loraas 6/30/2017
Jeffrey G. Johnson 6/30/2018
Ronald D. Ingram 6/30/2019
James D. Pape 6/30/2020

 

Updated: January 9, 2017

Benefits Committee

The Benefits Committee was formed in 2016 by resolution 2016-256.

 

Member Representing
Andrea Gosnold-Parker County Attorney
Mark Wayne Administration
Scott Bovick Adminstration
Brian Hanson Fiscal
Deb Houghtaling County Clerk
Renee Lansman County Clerk
Human Resources Human Resources
Williams-Deras & Assoc. Broker
Jackie Yost (alt. Sharee Jacobs) Sheriff
Don Kelly County Commissioner
Jim Warren County Commissioner

 

Updated: October 25, 2016