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CSS Board of Directors

CSS Board of Directors

The board is a legal governing body that sets the mission, strategy, and policy for Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska.
Learn more about each member in this dedicated group of individuals by clicking on their names below.


CSS Board Member Spotlight: Tracy Lockwood, Board Member (Lincoln)
CSS Board Member Spotlight: Tracy Lockwood, Board Member (Lincoln)

Tracy Lockwood is the CFO for the Catholic Bishop of Lincoln and is responsible for the overall financial operations for the Bishop’s office as well as the Diocese of Lincoln. She oversees the finance office, human resources, and donor relations. Tracy grew up in Gering, Nebraska, and earned a Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She began her career in the audit department at KPMG LLP. In 2008, she and her husband David relocated from Omaha to Indianapolis where Tracy continued her career at KPMG, ultimately becoming a Senior Manager. Her many clients included non-profits, hospitals, and public software companies. In 2012 after nearly 10 years at KPMG, she became the Controller for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis where she was responsible for their overall accounting operations. In 2015, Tracy, David, and their two children, Landon and Austin, moved back to Nebraska and she joined the Diocese of Lincoln soon thereafter. Tracy appreciates the incredible work CSS does to show people the love of God by serving those most in need.

CSS Board Member Spotlight: Stacie Hooks, Board Member (Lincoln)
CSS Board Member Spotlight: Stacie Hooks, Board Member (Lincoln)

Stacie Hooks and her husband Bill own the local Slim Chickens restaurants in Lincoln, NE. Stacie loves serving her community both in volunteer work and being on different boards of directors in Lincoln. In addition to being on the CSS Board of Directors, she is also involved with The Lighthouse and the Junior League. Stacie and Bill have three children and she is active at their school as well.

CSS Board Spotlight: Nicole Simon, Board Member (Lincoln)
CSS Board Spotlight: Nicole Simon, Board Member (Lincoln)

Nicole Simon is originally from Toronto, Canada. She's lived in Lincoln since 1982. Nicole and her husband, Doug Simon, have 3 children (Bennett, Zachary & Madeleine)and 3 Grandchildren (plus one on the way!). She is a State Farm Agent in Lincoln. How Nicole feels about being a CSS board member: "I’m incredibly humbled to serve on the Board of CSS where God’s work is being done every day!"

  • Square miles served in the Diocese of Lincoln last year

    24,000

  • Financial assistance provided across southern Nebraska last year

    $1,944,910

  • Counseling sessions through the Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center last year

    6,227

  • Nights of lodging & safety provided through St. Gianna’s Women’s Homes last year

    18,566

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