402-796-2505 direx@inebraska.com

Board of Directors

President

Julie A. Robbins
Lincoln OB/GYN
9110 Andermatt Drive, Suite 2
Lincoln, NE 68526
402-483-7641
Email: julie@lincolnobgyn.com

Vice President

Abbie Edwards
Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties
1500 S. 48th St. Ste. 800
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-483-8613
Email: aedwards@npsllc.org

Treasurer

Nate Kreifels
Gastroenterology Specialties PC
4545 R Street Ste 100
Lincoln, NE 68503
402-465-3632
Email: nkreifels@gidocs.net

Secretary

Nicole Pollema
Columbus Medical Center
1454 28th Ave
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-2816
Email: cucntp@columbusmedicalcenter.org

Immediate Past President

Laura Forehead
The Urology Center, P.C.
111 S. 90th St.
Omaha, NE 68114
402-397-9800
Email: lforehead@tucpc.net

Executive Director

Mary Buckley
P. O. Box 81052
Lincoln, NE 68501-1052
Ph/Fax: 402-796-2505
Email: direx@inebraska.com

Officer Responsibilities

New officers begin as the secretary and ascend through all officer positions in subsequent years.

Organize and conduct Spring and Fall conferences. Organize and conduct board meetings and member meetings. Work with Executive Director and Treasurer to stabilize or improve financial position. Attend Spring and Fall state conferences. Attend the State Leadership Conference of MGMA. Attend other national MGMA conferences if possible. Time requirement is high. 10-15 days out of the office for conferences besides time spent organizing committees & meetings. MGMA membership required.

Assume Legislative Liaison duties. Attend board meetings and vote on important issues that may arise during term. Report on Legislative activities at the Spring and Fall conferences. Attend Spring and Fall state conferences. Start planning dates, locations and speakers for Spring and Fall conferences during Presidential year. Attend the State Leadership Conference and other national MGMA meetings if possible. Time requirement – medium to high. 5-10 days for conferences out of the office plus time spent organizing committees & meetings. MGMA membership required.

Review financial reports and sign checks as necessary for payment of expenses. Attend board meetings and vote on important issues that may arise during term. Report on the financial position of the association at the Spring and Fall conferences. Attend Spring and Fall state conferences. Attend the State Leadership Conference and other national MGMA meetings if possible. Time requirement – low to medium.

Record the minutes of all board meetings and membership meetings. Attend board meetings and vote on important issues that may arise during term. Read previous minutes of the past board and member meetings at the Spring and Fall conference. Attend Spring and Fall state conferences. Attend the State Leadership Conference and other national MGMA meetings if possible. Time requirement – low.

Past Board Presidents

2017 Laura Forehead
2016 Peggy Dobish
2015 John House
2014 John House
2013 Patrick D. “Pat” Ganyo, CMPE
2012 David “Dave” Long
2011 Brian Rokusek
2010 Jerald L. “Jerry” Greenquist
2009 Patrick S. Fahey, FACMPE
2008 Sharon Treat
2007 John Tritt
2006 Jim Naeve, FACMPE
2005 Terri Lannan
2004 Sheri L. (Babcock) Smith
2003 Jerry Waggoner
2002 Michael J. “Mick” Kasher
2001 Gerald R. “Gerry” Theisen
2000 Scott Tinkham
1999 Ryan Page
1998 Ellen Houston
1997 David K. Keefauver
1996 Bill McCamley
1995 James B. “Jim” Peter
1994 Jeannine Quinn
1993 Dennis Dieckman
1992 Larry Draper
1991 Ron Carter
1990 Steve Brase
1989 James L. Merrifield
1988 Marcel Kahn
1987 Douglas F. Ravnholdt
1986 Dianne M. Kimmons
1985 Fred C. George
1984 James A. Costello
1983 Leonard O. Beckenbach
1982 Leonard O. Beckenbach
1981 Les Broadbent
1980 Harold E. Freese
1979 Oliver J. Neibel, Jr.
1978 Oliver J. Neibel, Jr.
1977 Kenneth C. Lange
1976 Kenneth C. Lange