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CSS Board of Directors

2021 Board of Directors

The board is a legal governing body that sets mission, strategy and policy for Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska.

  • The Most Reverend James D. Conley, Bishop of Lincoln

    Board President

  • Reverend Justin Fulton

    Board Vice-President

  • Alan Slattery- Lincoln

    Board Secretary

  • Ryan Funke- Lincoln

    Board Treasurer

  • Katie Patrick

    Executive Director
    Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska

  • Anthony Aerts- Lincoln
  • Dr. John Crotty- Auburn
  • Jack Crowley- Hastings
  • Stacie Hooks- Lincoln
  • Jay Landell- Hastings
  • Tracy Lockwood- Lincoln
  • Wendy Merlin- Lincoln
  • Michael Messineo- Lincoln
  • Mike Nevrivy- Hastings
  • Reverend Rafael Rodriguez
  • Nicole Simon- Lincoln
  • Dr. Hiep Vu- Lincoln
  • Jerry Wessel- Martel
  • Square miles served in the Diocese of Lincoln last year


  • Cash & in-kind assistance provided across southern Nebraska last year


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


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


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