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Executive Director Jo Springer, MSW
Jo (she/her/hers) is a fifth generation Nebraskan who is passionate about forming critical connections for social change in rural communities. Jo has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and has previously worked in child welfare and hospice.
2020-2021 enCourage Advocacy Center Board of Directors
Dr. Laura Logan, President
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Hastings College
Nathan Arehart, Vice President
Deputy County Attorney, Adams County
Jill Melvin, Treasurer
Senior Executive Vice President, Five Points Bank
Andi Shell, Secretary
Investigation Officer, Nebraska State Probation
Dr. Carol Chitko-McKown
Research Microbiologist, US Meat Animal Research Center
Shannon Peterson, MSW
Director of Disability Services, Central Community College
Captain, Hastings Police Department