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.

2018 Board of Directors:

  • Tom Macy, MHA, FACHE (Chairman)
    Corporate VP of Clinical Programs, Nebraska Medicine
  • Tom Culross (Secretary/Treasurer)
    Vice President, Environment, Health Safety & Security, ConAgra Foods, Inc.
  • Robert Likes (Counsel)
    Partner, Likes Meyerson Hatch
  • Chuck Downey (Nominating Chair & Exec. Committee)
    President, Warren Distribution, Inc.
  • Christel Anderson
    Worker’s Compensation & Safety Analyst, Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Alan Brodin
    Vice President, Group Administrative Manager, Kiewit Building Group, Inc.
  • Corey Christensen
    Facility Manager, OrthoNebraska
  • Dennis Eden
    Vice President/General Manager, MMC Contractors
  • Doug Engel
    General Manager, PCS Phosphate
  • Patrick Gredys
    Vice President/EPS Division, Airlite Plastics, Inc.
  • Christopher Hilkemann
    Vice President – Risk Management/Associate General Counsel, Crete Carrier Corporation
  • Eric Koeppe
    President/CEO, National Safety Council, Nebraska
  • Penny Lyons
    Director of Drug & Alcohol Testing, Union Pacific Railroad
  • Kevin McCormick
    Division Manager, Safety & Technical Training, Omaha Public Power District
  • Laurie Pieper
    Director, Human Resources, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • Steve Polich
    President/Owner, Safety-Reports, Inc.
  • Adi Pour
    Director, Douglas County Health Department
  • Jim Rigg
    Manager, Safety & Physical Security, Lincoln Electric System
  • Stu Severson
    Package Division Manager, United Parcel Service
  • Scott Shook
    Corporate Director of Health & Safety, Valmont, Inc.
  • Elsie Verbik
    Medical Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska