Meet Our New 2018 Board of Directors
Omaha Home for Boys is excited to announced the election of three new members to our Board of Directors. Randal J. “Randy” Behounek, Carolyn Rooker and Reginald “Reggie” Young will serve as Directors on the 29-member board leading the Home.
Behounek is the Vice President of Corporate Security for Bank of the West and brings extensive experience in technology, information security, audit and cyber security to the Home. A Mason since 1999, Behounek is a member of the Covert Lodge.
Also joining the board is nonprofit policy and collaboration expert Carolyn Rooker. As the former Executive Director of Voices for Children in Nebraska, Rooker led the organization’s policy agenda. She is currently the Business Development Manager at Siemens Industry.
Young, a partner at Young & Young Attorneys at Law, brings over 20 years of experience in juvenile law and personal injury law to the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association since 1995 and is an accomplished and skilled advocate as well as an experienced litigator.
“The Home is truly honored to have Randy, Carolyn and Reggie join our Board of Directors,” said Jeff DeWispelare, Omaha Home for Boys’ President & CEO. “Each brings a unique skill set and experience that will be extremely valuable in guiding the Home and all have a strong passion to support the mission of Omaha Home for Boys and youth in Nebraska.”
Leading the Omaha Home for Boys Board of Directors is the Executive Committee: Board Chair Nizar Wehbi of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Vice Chair Kirsten R. Case of the University of Nebraska Omaha Service Learning Community, Treasurer James E. Kelley of First Data Corp., Secretary Allen Straub of the Omaha Police Department, Director Aileen Warren of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Director Victor Baez of The Noddle Companies.