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2021 - 2023 OFFICERS

PRESIDENT

Joel Priest

Hospitality Management Systems

6886 S 118th St
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 250-1804

1ST VICE PRESIDENT

Sysco Lincoln

900 King Bird Rd
Lincoln, NE 68521

(402) 215-4942

Alex Carney

2ND VICE PRESIDENT

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburger

4435 O St Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68510

(402) 937-2174

Jack Miller

PRESIDENT

Joel Priest

Hospitality Management Systems

6886 S 118th Street, Ste. 101
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 861 -9660

VICE PRESIDENT

US Foods
6315 John J Pershing Drive
Lincoln, NE 68110
(402) 770-3420

Zoe Olson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Hospitality Educational Foundation

5100 N 27th St. Suite A2 #238
Lincoln, NE 68521
402.488.3999

PRESIDENT

Joel Priest

Hospitality Management Systems

6886 S 118th Street, Ste. 101
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 861 -9660

VICE PRESIDENT

US Foods
6315 John J Pershing Drive
Lincoln, NE 68110
(402) 770-3420

Zoe Olson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Hospitality Educational Foundation

5100 N 27th St. Suite A2 #238
Lincoln, NE 68521
402.488.3999

PRESIDENT

Joel Priest

Hospitality Management Systems

6886 S 118th Street, Ste. 101
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 861 -9660

VICE PRESIDENT

US Foods
6315 John J Pershing Drive
Lincoln, NE 68110
(402) 770-3420

Zoe Olson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Hospitality Educational Foundation

5100 N 27th St. Suite A2 #238
Lincoln, NE 68521
402.488.3999

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Michelle Daize

World Eats

12950 N. 1st St.

Raymond, NE 68428

(402) 730-7830

Fayrene Hamouz

PROSTART COORDINATOR

ProStart
635 Main
Hickman, NE 68372

(402) 440-7253

Sherry McCranie

PROSTART COORDINATOR

Southwest ProStart Educator (Retired)

5520 Spruce St.
Lincoln, NE 68517

(402) 890-5997

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Zoe Olson

Hospitality Educational Foundation

5100 N 27th St. Suite A2 #238
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 488-3999

Taylor Yarnell

OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Hospitality Educational Foundation

5100 N 27th St. Suite A2 #238
Lincoln, NE 68521
(308) 631-0553

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Cash-Wa Distributing5905 West O St.Lincoln, NE 68528(484) 769-0481

Bryce Ficken

Pepsi-Cola of Lincoln
1901 Windhoek Dr.
Lincoln, NE 68512

(402) 423-7330 Ext 1184

Al Gomez

Core Food Service
9358 G Ct.
Omaha, NE 68127

(402) 960-2737

Alea Landrum
 

Red Herring Concepts, LLC
704 Charleston St.

Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 613-9556

Tim O'Neill

Attorney- O'Neill,

Heinrich, Damkroger, Bergmeyer & Shultz
800 Lincoln Square 121

S. 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68501

(402) 434-3000

Mike Ewing

Dustin Schmidt

Knife and Fork Concepts
PO Box 1585
Hastings, NE 68902

(402) 984-1273

Jane Stone

Nebraska Pork Producers
4019 N Commercial Ave.
Glitnere, NE 68841
(402) 849-8532

Nebraska Beef Council
PO Box 2108
Kearney, NE 68848

(308) 236-7551

Adam Wegner

ADVISORY BOARD

Maybell Galusha

SCC / TCA Culinary Educator

(Retired)
(402) 423-7330

Joan Hines
 

Lincoln Public Schools
7001 S 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68512

(402) 217-6624

Hannah Liptac

Scottsbluff Public Schools
313 E 27th
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

(308) 631-0232

Southeast Community College
8800 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68520
402-437-2526

Rob Epps

Brian O'Malley

Metro Community College
PO Box 3777
Omaha, NE 68103

​(402) 515-2902

Kristin Vest
 

Lincoln Public Schools - Curriculum Coordinator for Family & Consumer Sciences
PO Box 82889
Lincoln, NE 68501

(402) 436-1807

Jennie Warren

Omaha Restaurant Association
4270 N 139th St 

Omaha, NE 68164

(402) 493-4739

Milford ProStart Educator

(Retired)

1551 Old Farm Road

Lincoln, NE 68512

(402) 430-5985

Cheryl Meyer-
Thompson

Nebraska Department of Education

500 S 84th
Lincoln, NE 68510

(402) 937-5095

Tracy Way