Board & Staff

We are Thankful for Our Board Members, Advisory Board and Our Leadership Team.

Our board and staff have a strong commitment to enriching the lives of the KIDS and families we serve through after school programs, summer programs and family services.

Leadership Team

Carla Rizzo
Chief Executive Officer

Carla Rizzo

Glenna Kerber
Chief Financial Officer

Glenna Kerber

Ann Lawless
Chief Program Officer

Ann Lawless

Lacey M Locklear
Chief Development Officer

Lacey Locklear

Kimberly Norman-Collins
Chief Operating Officer

Kimberly Norman-Collins

Kym Caddell
Director of Program Quality and Innovation

Kymberly Caddell

Yahaira Gonzalez
Program Director

Yahaira Gonzalez

Director of Marketing & Communications

Taylor McBreen

Lulu Rangel
Clinical Director

Lulu Rangel, LICSW, LIMHP

Rosa Reyes
Program Director

Rosa Reyes

HR Manager

Lance Sindelar, SHRM-CP

Program Director

Katie B Temple

Chief Executive Officer

Carla Rizzo

Carla has seen the ins and outs of Completely KIDS since starting here in October 1998. She served as a volunteer, Program Support Staff, Program Coordinator (Highland, Liberty AM, Washington, Marrs, Norris, Bryan, Teen and Transition programs), Program Specialist and Program Manager prior to her current role. “As I started working at the program, I immediately fell in love with the kids and families and saw the serious barriers they were challenged with,” Carla says. “My heart has always stayed with the kids and families and I believe in this organization. I am who I am because of what I have learned while working at Completely KIDS.”

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Transformational Nonprofit Leadership Certificate, University of Notre Dame (IN)
  • National Afterschool Matters Fellow – 2017-2019
Chief Financial Officer

Glenna Kerber

As the Chief Financial Officer at Completely KIDS, Glenna is the steward of fiscal health and human resources within the organization. Her role encompasses not only the strategic management of the agency’s financial resources but also the oversight of crucial Human Resources functions. With precision and expertise, Glenna ensures that Completely KIDS maintains financial stability while fostering a supportive and well-managed work environment for its dedicated team.

Chief Program Officer

Ann Lawless

As the Chief Program Officer at Completely KIDS, Ann plays a pivotal role in overseeing all programs with a strategic and holistic approach. Her responsibilities encompass not only ensuring the current programs operate effectively but also fostering their growth by aligning organizational structure and resources. Ann provides invaluable strategic leadership, guiding the program team members with a focus on maintaining quality and cultural sensitivity, contributing significantly to the organization’s mission and impact within the community.

Chief Development Officer

Lacey Locklear

In her role as Chief Development Officer at Completely KIDS, Lacey serves as the organization’s storyteller and catalyst for positive change. With a deep sense of honor, she passionately shares the narratives of the individuals impacted by Completely KIDS, weaving a tapestry that inspires both human connection and financial support for this remarkable organization. Lacey not only provides strategic leadership for fund development programs but also expertly coordinates the various developmental activities, ensuring that Completely KIDS thrives in its mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those it serves.

Chief Operating Officer

Kimberly Norman-Collins

In her role as Chief Operations Officer, Kimberly serves as the cornerstone of efficient functionality at the heart of the organization. With a keen eye for detail, she orchestrates the intricate dance of day-to-day operations, managing facilities, resources, and logistics with precision. Kimberly not only ensures the seamless execution of tasks but also plays a pivotal role in shaping the organizational culture by implementing rules and procedures that align with and uphold the company’s overarching vision. Her dedication to operational excellence propels the organization forward, providing a solid foundation for sustained success.

Director of Program Quality and Innovation

Kymberly Caddell

In her role as the Director of Program Quality and Innovation at Completely KIDS, Kym plays a key role in ensuring the effectiveness and impact of the organization’s programs. With a focus on overseeing agency outcomes and evaluations, Kym collaborates with the Program Team to enhance professional development initiatives for part-time staff. As an integral member of the Program Leadership Team, she works collaboratively to ensure that Completely KIDS’ services continually meet the evolving needs of both KIDS and families, embodying a commitment to excellence and innovation.

Program Director

Yahaira Gonzalez

In her role as Program Director at Completely KIDS, Yahaira Gonzalez assumes a pivotal position in leading and managing a diverse range of services and programs. With a strategic focus, Yahaira oversees all programming at CK26 Headquarters, taking charge of both the Family Program and Adult Learning Classes. Her leadership ensures the effective implementation and coordination of initiatives, contributing to the holistic support provided by Completely KIDS within the community.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Taylor McBreen

In her role as the Director of Marketing and Communications, Taylor spearheads the strategic direction for all communications, website, and public relations efforts at Completely KIDS, with a primary focus on consistently conveying the organization’s mission. Taylor’s efforts are geared towards positioning Completely KIDS as the foremost provider of after-school and family services in the Midlands, emphasizing the organization’s holistic approach to the development of KIDS and families. Through her leadership, Taylor plays a crucial role in shaping the public perception of Completely KIDS as a premier destination for comprehensive support and community impact.

Email:tmcbreen@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 204

Clinical Director

Lulu Rangel, LICSW, LIMHP

As the Clinical Director at Completely KIDS, Lulu plays a pivotal role in fostering mental well-being within the community. With a compassionate touch, she oversees the management and implementation of crucial mental health services, ensuring that individuals and families receive the support they need to navigate life’s challenges.

In her down time, you can find Lulu spending time with her son Ezra.

Program Director

Rosa Reyes

In her capacity as Program Director at Completely KIDS, Rosa assumes a pivotal role in leading and managing a diverse range of services and programs across multiple sites. With precision and dedication, she oversees programming at Norris Middle School, R.M. Marrs Magnet Center, Jackson Elementary School, Liberty Elementary School, All Saints Catholic School, and various shelter sites. Rosa’s strategic leadership ensures the seamless delivery of support and resources, making a positive impact within the communities served by Completely KIDS.

HR Manager

Lance Sindelar, SHRM-CP

In his role as the Human Resources Manager at Completely KIDS, Lance takes on the crucial responsibility of overseeing all aspects of personnel and human resources management. With a keen understanding of laws, rules, and standards in this domain, Lance ensures compliance while efficiently managing agency recruiting for high-level positions. His expertise extends to the comprehensive management of compensation, benefits, employee relations, and personnel matters, contributing significantly to the overall well-being and effectiveness of Completely KIDS as an organization.

Email:lsindelar@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 209

Program Director

Katie B Temple

In her capacity as Program Director at Completely KIDS, Katie B plays a central role in orchestrating and managing an extensive range of services and programs across several key locations. With a keen eye for effective implementation, Katie B oversees programming at Gifford Park Elementary School, Gomez-Heritage Elementary School, Forest Station Elementary School, Field Club Elementary School, Highland Elementary School, and Walnut Hill Elementary School. Her leadership ensures the seamless delivery of support and resources, fostering a positive impact within the communities served by Completely KIDS.

Email:ktemple@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 230

Program Staff

Program Coordinator - Highland

Catalina Barajas

Teen Employment Program Coordinator

Jonathan Berliew

Aweel David
Program Coordinator - All Saints Catholic School

Aweel David

Mental Health Specialist

Tuma Hassan

Shelter Program Coordinator

Alexsis Healy

Mental Health Specialist

Sanjuanita Murguia

Program Administrative Assistant

Nancy Meza

CK26 Chef

Maria Nava Salgado

Mental Health Specialist

Felecia Noguera, LICSW, LIMHP

Aaron Ortiz
Program Coordinator – Norris Middle School

Aaron Ortiz-Ruiz

Program Coordinator – Forest Station

Andrea Palmer

Anna Pitt
Program Coordinator – Gomez

Anna Pitt

Ashley Pruitt
Program Coordinator – Gifford Park Elementary

Ashley Pruitt

Community Connector

Isabel Rodriguez

Cristina Salazar
Program Coordinator – Jackson Elementary School

Cristina Salazar

Program Coordinator – Liberty Elementary

Jessica Sanchez-Garibay

Program Coordinator – CK26

Kyla Tucker

Nicole Wofford
Program Coordinator – Walnut Hill Elementary School

Nicole Wofford

Family Program Coordinator

Nallely Zendejas Ortiz

Program Coordinator - Highland

Catalina Barajas

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Catalina shoulders the overall responsibility for the Highland Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Catalina ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Catalina’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:cbarajas@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 216

Teen Employment Program Coordinator

Jonathan Berliew

In his role as Teen Employment Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Jonathan is the driving force behind the recruitment, training, and supervision of Junior Program Support Staff within the CK Teen Employment Program. With a keen eye for talent and a commitment to empowering teens, he plays a crucial role in shaping the success of the program. Jonathan’s efforts ensure that the program not only provides meaningful opportunities for youth but also contributes to their personal and professional development within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:jberliew@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 231

Program Coordinator - All Saints Catholic School

Aweel David

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Aweel shoulders the overall responsibility for the All Saints Catholic School after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Aweel ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Aweel’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Mental Health Specialist

Tuma Hassan

In her role as a Mental Health Specialist at Completely KIDS, Tuma is a dedicated advocate for the emotional well-being of children in our after-school care programs. With a comprehensive approach, she adeptly crafts and implements individualized treatment plans, ensuring each child receives the specific mental health support they require. Beyond her work with children, Tuma extends her expertise to adults, providing valuable mental health services and contributing to the holistic well-being of the entire community served by Completely KIDS.

Email:fhassan@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 226

Shelter Program Coordinator

Alexsis Healy

In the pivotal role of Shelter Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Alexsis shoulders the overall responsibility for the programming at the shelters we serve. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Alexsis ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Alexsis’ efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:ahealy@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 219

Mental Health Specialist

Sanjuanita Murguia

In her role as a Mental Health Specialist at Completely KIDS, San is a dedicated advocate for the emotional well-being of children in our after-school care programs. With a comprehensive approach, she adeptly crafts and implements individualized treatment plans, ensuring each child receives the specific mental health support they require. Beyond her work with children, San extends her expertise to adults, providing valuable mental health services and contributing to the holistic well-being of the entire community served by Completely KIDS.

Email:smurguia@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 240

Program Administrative Assistant

Nancy Meza

In her role as Program Administrative Assistant at Completely KIDS, Nancy assumes a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of the organization’s after-school care programs. With meticulous attention to detail, she oversees the editing of lesson plans, crafts innovative new lessons, and efficiently organizes curriculum supplies for all 16 programs. Nancy’s dedication to maintaining a structured and engaging curriculum contributes significantly to the holistic development of the children within Completely KIDS’ after-school care initiatives.

Email:nmeza@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 215

CK26 Chef

Maria Nava Salgado

In her role as the KIDS Café Chef at Completely KIDS, Maria takes culinary creativity to the heart of the organization’s mission. With a passion for nutrition, she meticulously plans and coordinates healthy and wholesome meals, ensuring that KIDS and families in the program receive nourishment that supports their well-being. Maria’s culinary expertise not only delights taste buds but also contributes to the holistic care provided by Completely KIDS, where every meal reflects a commitment to fostering health and happiness.

Email:fnava@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 153

Mental Health Specialist

Felecia Noguera, LICSW, LIMHP

In her role as a Mental Health Specialist at Completely KIDS, Felecia is a dedicated advocate for the emotional well-being of children in our after-school care programs. With a comprehensive approach, she adeptly crafts and implements individualized treatment plans, ensuring each child receives the specific mental health support they require. Beyond her work with children, Felecia extends her expertise to adults, providing valuable mental health services and contributing to the holistic well-being of the entire community served by Completely KIDS.

Email:fnoguera@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 491

Program Coordinator – Norris Middle School

Aaron Ortiz-Ruiz

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Aaron shoulders the overall responsibility for the Norris Middle School after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Aaron ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Aaron’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Program Coordinator – Forest Station

Andrea Palmer

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Andrea shoulders the overall responsibility for the Forest Station Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Andrea ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Andrea’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:apalmer@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 236

Program Coordinator – Gomez

Anna Pitt

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Anna shoulders the overall responsibility for the Gomez-Heritage Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Anna ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Anna’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Program Coordinator – Gifford Park Elementary

Ashley Pruitt

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Ashley shoulders the overall responsibility for the Gifford Park Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Ashley ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Ashley’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Community Connector

Isabel Rodriguez

In her pivotal role as Community Connector at Completely KIDS, Isabel serves as a vital link between families and the array of services offered by the organization and the broader community. With a focus on resource management, she actively engages in parent outreach and fosters the development of community partnerships, ensuring that KIDS and families can access a comprehensive range of resources to meet their diverse needs. Isabel’s dedication plays a crucial role in creating a network of support that empowers families within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:irodriguez@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 217

Program Coordinator – Jackson Elementary School

Cristina Salazar

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Cristina shoulders the overall responsibility for the Jackson Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Cristina ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Cristina’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Program Coordinator – Liberty Elementary

Jessica Sanchez-Garibay

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Jessica shoulders the overall responsibility for the Liberty Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Jessica ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Jessica’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:jsgaribay@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 235

Program Coordinator – CK26

Kyla Tucker

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Kyla shoulders the overall responsibility for the CK26 after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Kyla ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Kyla’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Kyla is a licensed social worker and has a bachelor’s degree in criminology and criminal justice. In her free time, you can catch her in the courtroom (Court Appointed Special Advocate for Douglas County), building Legos, or being a book worm. Kyla is an aspiring family attorney as she has a burning passion to advocate for children and families. She is inspired by the quote, “Be who you needed when you were younger.”

Email:ktucker@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 239

Program Coordinator – Walnut Hill Elementary School

Nicole Wofford

In the pivotal role of Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Nicole shoulders the overall responsibility for the Walnut Hill Elementary after-school care program. With a strategic focus on administration, direct supervision, and meticulous planning, Nicole ensures the seamless operation and success of the program. Building strong community relationships further enrich the impact of Nicole’s efforts, fostering an environment where children can thrive and grow within the Completely KIDS community.

Family Program Coordinator

Nallely Zendejas Ortiz

In her role as Family Program Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Nallely plays a vital role in building a bridge between the organization and the community. With a keen focus on youth and families navigating educational challenges due to factors like poverty, limited English skills, and mobility, Nallely actively identifies and collaborates with community partners. Through dedicated outreach, case management, and facilitating access to skill-building and educational classes, she tirelessly works to empower families, alleviating barriers and fostering a path to success within the Completely KIDS community.

Email:nzendejasortiz@completelykids.org

Phone:402-397-5809 x 220

Office Staff

Laura Armas
Resource Coordinator

Laura Armas

Ismael Alvarez Del Castillo
Development Coordinator

Ismael Alvarez Del Castillo

John Ems
Facilities Manager

John Ems

Monica Mora-Handlos
Executive Assistant

Monica Mora-Handlos, LCSW

Hailey Wolfe
Human Resources Recruiter

Hailey Wolfe

Resource Coordinator

Laura Armas

In her role as Resource Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Laura plays a vital role in managing the Weekend Food Program with precision and dedication. She ensures the seamless operation of the program, overseeing the packing and distribution of over 860 food bags each weekend, guaranteeing that KIDS in need receive essential nourishment. Laura’s commitment to this initiative contributes significantly to Completely KIDS’ mission of providing comprehensive support to the community we serve.

Development Coordinator

Ismael Alvarez Del Castillo

As the Development Coordinator at Completely KIDS, Ismael takes the lead in overseeing and coordinating various programs and services associated with in-kind donations, fundraising events, and fundraising initiatives. With a keen eye for detail, he ensures the seamless execution of programs designed to garner support for the organization, leveraging in-kind contributions and organizing impactful fundraising events. Ismael’s dedication to these essential aspects of development plays a pivotal role in sustaining Completely KIDS’ mission to provide comprehensive services to the community.

Facilities Manager

John Ems

In his capacity as Facilities Manager at Completely KIDS, John plays a crucial role in the seamless functioning of the organization. Diligently overseeing the maintenance needs of both the facility and grounds, he ensures that the physical space is not only operational but also conducive to the well-being of those within. John’s commitment to maintaining a safe and well-kept environment reflects Completely KIDS’ dedication to providing a nurturing space for its mission to flourish.

Executive Assistant

Monica Mora-Handlos, LCSW

As the Executive Assistant at Completely KIDS, Monica serves as a linchpin of administrative efficiency, providing indispensable organizational support to the organization. Her role extends to handling special projects for the CEO, demonstrating her adaptability and commitment to fulfilling diverse responsibilities. Additionally, Monica plays a key role in supporting development activities, contributing to the smooth functioning and success of Completely KIDS’ mission.

Human Resources Recruiter

Hailey Wolfe

In her role as HR Recruiter at Completely KIDS, Hailey takes charge of the crucial process of recruiting, integrating, and ensuring compliance for all new employees. With meticulous attention to detail, she handles reference checks, background checks, drug screens, and all necessary hiring paperwork for full-time candidates. Hailey also plays a key role in facilitating new employee orientations, contributing to the seamless onboarding experience that aligns with Completely KIDS’ commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive workplace.

  • Chairman – Kevin Lewis
    Hudl
  • Treasurer – Matt Gorman
    Deloitte
  • Secretary – Johnny Dunn
    Koley Jessen
  • At Large – Mark Martinez
    Community Volunteer
  • At Large – Meghan O’Connell
    Olsson
  • At Large – Marcie Peterson
    Children’s Nebraska
  • Guild President – Abby Tipton
    FNBO
  • Past Chairman – Pat Groves
    Valmont
  • Andrew Balus
    UNMC
  • Whitney Baker
    FNBO
  • Walter Duda
    Physicians Mutual
  • BJ Hansen
    McCarthy Capital
  • Alison Hearn
    Union Pacific
  • Cheney Holmes
    First Citizens Bank
  • Molly Huyck
    PayPal
  • Danielle Johnson
    Omaha Steaks
  • Karly Jurgensen Daniel
    Karlyn Music, LLC
  • Brett Lindstrom
    Bridges Trust
  • Debbie Newkirk
    Security National Bank
  • Kelvin Patel
    American National Bank
  • Carla Patton-Ochsner
    Community Volunteer
  • Joanne Sebby
    Fiserv
  • Lina Stover, Ph.D.
    Heartland Workers Center
  • Sara Vander Helm
    Gallup
  • Cindy Bay
  • N.P. Dodge, Jr.
  • Dr. Nancy Edick
  • Linda B. Ford, M.D.
  • Richard Kelley
  • Kacey Lempka
  • Carl Mammel
  • Sandy Parker
  • Lyn Wallin Ziegenbein
  • Rosie Zweiback

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