As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-governmental organization, the National Safety Council, Nebraska is led by a volunteer board of directors comprised of industry leaders from across the region. Our board is a group of individuals, elected to establish policies for organizational management and oversight, and to make decisions on major issues.
2021 Board of Directors:
- Penny Lyons (Chairman)
Director Of Business Development, Midlands Testing Service, Inc.
- Tom Culross (Secretary/Treasurer)
Vice President, Environment, Health Safety & Security, ConAgra Foods, Inc.
- Christel Anderson
Worker’s Compensation & Safety Analyst, Nebraska Furniture Mart
- Robert Bogle
Corporate Director, Health & Safety, Valmont, Inc.
- Corey Christensen
Project Executive, MMC Contractors
- Dave Douglas
Vice President of Risk Management, Conductix-Wamplfler
- Rebecca Fox
Senior VP, General Counsel, Highline Warren, Inc.
- Patrick Gredys
Vice President/EPS Division, Airlite Plastics, Inc.
- Eric Grundke
Renewables Execution Manager, Kiewit, Inc.
- Christopher Hilkemann
Vice President – Risk Management/Associate General Counsel, Crete Carrier Corporation
- Lori Jensen
Safety Coordinator, OrthoNebraska
- Kevin Kirkle
Vice President, Human Resources, NMC
- Eric Koeppe
President/CEO, National Safety Council, Nebraska
- Derrick Lindeman
Loss Control Engineer, Facebook
- Tom Macy, MHA, FACHE
Corporate VP of Clinical Programs, Nebraska Medicine
- Kevin McCormick
Division Manager, Safety & Technical Training, Omaha Public Power District
- Bradley Palu
Corporate Safety Manager, Nebraska Public Power District
- Laurie Pieper
Director, Human Resources, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
- Steve Polich
President/Owner, Safety-Reports, Inc.
- Jim Rigg
Manager, Safety & Physical Security, Lincoln Electric System
- Liz Tipton
Senior Manager FRA Regulatory Compliance, Union Pacific Railroad