New Leadership

Winter 2014

Board Members, Officers, Circles

Four new members have been elected to three-year terms with the Women’s Fund of Omaha’s Board of Directors. They are:

Additionally, Debbie Fraser, Methodist Health System, is the legacy liaison to the board. Circles liaisons to the board are Danielle Crough, SilverStone Group, and Julie Luzarraga, Omaha Integrative Care.

Officers for 2014-2015 are:

“As I look forward to 2014, I am grateful to all those who have supported the Women’s Fund mission to identify issues, fund solutions, and lead effective change for women and girls in our community,” says Cheri Duryea, board president. “This year we will continue to focus our efforts on domestic violence, economic self-sufficiency and leadership, while also researching new issues facing younger generations.”

Women’s Fund Circles Adds New Members for 2014

Twenty new members have been selected for the 2014 class of Women’s Fund Circles. They join 42 current members, bringing the total membership to 62. Members serve three-year terms.

Launched in 2011, Circles provides young women with opportunities to network, learn about philanthropy and issues affecting women and girls in Omaha, and connect with female leaders throughout our community.

“The third year of Circles will be a developmental milestone for the group of dynamic women leaders in our community,” says Julie Luzarraga, co-chair. “We are looking forward to supporting and mentoring, while promoting the mission of the Women’s Fund of Omaha through our model of learn, grow and lead. We expect great things to come from this.”

Congratulations to the new 2014 members:

Members of the 2014 Steering Committee are:


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