Leadership & Staff

KVC Nebraska’s leadership team brings decades of experience and a commitment transforming child welfare, mental health services, and family wellbeing statewide. In addition to the program and service leaders below, our administrative support comes from KVC Health Systems’ Shared Services teams. Visit www.kvc.org/leadership to learn about our leaders in areas like finance, human resources, marketing, and technology.


ashley brown

Ashley Brown, LCSW


Gloria Christian, LIMHP

Director of Clinical & Prevention Services
cassandra dittmer

Cassandra Dittmer, LIMHP, LMFT

Director of Quality & Impact
theresa goley

Theresa Goley, MA, LMHP

Director of Permanency

Hannah Tamayo, MNM

Director of Developmental Disability Services

Staff Supervisors

Mike Allen

Clinical and Prevention Services Administrative Supervisor

Nicole Deere-Andersen, M.A.

Human Resources Manager

Michaela Breault

Administrative Supervisor of Developmental Disability Services
Becca Crook of KVC Nebraska

Becca Crook

Foster Care Supervisor
maggie dworak

Maggie Dworak

Administrative Supervisor

Emily Kunkle

Fostering Educational Success Supervisor
sarah nixon

Sarah Nixon

Administrative Supervisor of Developmental Disability Services
lauren parks

Lauren Parks, MSW

Foster Care Supervisor

Fannye Aguirre Placke

Foster Care Supervisor

Jessica Schuler

Foster Care Supervisor