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Statewide Perkins Consortium Initiative - Creating value for Nebraska's career education system

Leadership Council

Partnerships for Innovation is directed by a Leadership Council made up of 18 member: six community college representatives, six secondary school representatives, and six ESU representatives from across Nebraska.

The Executive Director of Partnerships for Innovation is Retha Dunn, retha@partnershipsforinnovation.org

The 2019-20 Leadership Council members are:

Region Community College Rep. High School Rep. ESU Rep.
Western Charlie Gregory
Western Ne. CC
Justin Shaddick *Chair
Scottsbluff HS
Lori Biesecker
ESU 13
Mid-Plains Jody Tomanek
Mid-Plains CC
Seth Heinert
Ogallala HS
Samantha Pavelka
ESU 16
Central Candace Walton
Central CC
Julie Otero
South Central Unified SD #5
Otis Pierce
ESU 7
Northeast Lyle Kathol
Northeast CC
Vacant Joe Peitzmeier
ESU 2
Southeast Dennis Headrick
Southeast CC
Tami Wegener
York High School
Marilou Jasnoch
ESU 3
Metropolitan Tom McDonnell *Co-Chair
Metro CC
Missy Jabens
Papillion-La Vista Schools
Delayne Havlovic
ESU 19

General Reimbursement Form (PDF) Leadership Council Funding Proposal Application (DOC)
Articles of Operation (PDF)
Leadership Council Nomination Application (PDF)