Board & Staff

Board & Staff

The Lied Center for Performing Arts has a strong staff with a diverse skill set to ensure you receive a quality experience each time you visit our center. We work to promote our mission, raise funds and awareness of the arts, and share our knowledge with youth and adults across the state of Nebraska. Please contact one of our team members directly with any questions, comments or concerns.

Lied Center Staff

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Executive

  • Bill Stephan
    Executive Director
    Bill Stephan
    Executive Director
    Phone: 402.472.4700
  • Ann Chang
    Artistic Director
    Ann Chang
    Artistic Director
    Phone: 402.472.4700

Business Services

  • Natalie Stroud
    Associate Executive Director
    Natalie Stroud
    Associate Executive Director
    Phone: 402.472.4752
  • Connie Mendoza
    Business Office Supervisor
    Connie Mendoza
    Business Office Supervisor
    Phone: 402-472-8498
    Biography:

    Connie has been with the Lied Center since 2004. She is in charge of personnel and finances at the Lied.

  • Aunnie Terryberry
    Administrative Coordinator
    Aunnie Terryberry
    Administrative Coordinator
    Phone: 402.472.4700
  • Jesse Dillman
    Data Systems Manager
    Jesse Dillman
    Data Systems Manager
    Biography:

    Jesse has been with the Lied Center since 2006. He is in charge of data analysis and reporting for Lied.

  • Sharon Burkle
    Accounting Associate
    Sharon Burkle
    Accounting Associate
    Phone: 402-472-4713
    Biography:

    Sharon has been with the Lied Center since December 2014. She oversees payroll and accounts receivable.

  • Steven Colonna
    IT Manager
    Steven Colonna
    IT Manager
    Biography:

    Steven has been with the Lied Center since November 2014. He manages desktop computing, digital signage, and systems adminstration.

Development

  • Petrina Suiter
    Development Manager
    Petrina Suiter
    Development Manager
    Phone: 402-472-7099
  • Matthew Boring
    Associate Director of Marketing and Patron Development
    Matthew Boring
    Associate Director of Marketing and Patron Development
    Phone: 402.472-8510
  • Alex Cerveny Sandall
    Development Coordinator
    Alex Cerveny Sandall
    Development Coordinator
    Phone: 402.472.4737

Education

  • Erin Poor
    Education and Community Engagement Director
    Erin Poor
    Education and Community Engagement Director
    Phone: 402.472.3215
    Biography:

    Erin has been with the Lied Center since October 2016. She manages the Education staff and coordinates all Education activities at the Lied.

  • Nancy Engen-Wedin
    Education and Grant Programs, Kennedy Center Partners in Education
    Nancy Engen-Wedin
    Education and Grant Programs, Kennedy Center Partners in Education
    Phone: 402.472.4707
    Biography:

    Nancy has been with the Lied Center since August 1999. She manages all grant programs at the Lied Center.

  • Sasha Dobson
    Outreach Coordinator
    Sasha Dobson
    Outreach Coordinator
    Phone: 402.472.3215
    Biography:

    Sasha has been with the Lied Center since January 2012. She coordinates all Outreach activities at the Lied.

Event Services

  • Steve Pearson
    Event Services Manager
    Steve Pearson
    Event Services Manager
    Phone: 402.472.4715
    Biography:

    Steve has been with the Lied since November 2010. He manages the Event Services staff and coordinates transportation and hospitality for cast members.

  • Bethany Blackman
    Usher and Events Coordinator
    Bethany Blackman
    Usher and Events Coordinator
    Phone: 402.472.7004
    Biography:

    Bethany has been with the Lied Center since September 2017. She coordinates events and manages all of the ushers for Lied events.

  • Charlie Costa
    Events Coordinator
    Charlie Costa
    Events Coordinator
    Phone: 402.472.9247
    Biography:

    Charlie has been with the Lied Center since April 2016. He coordinates with clients and Lied Facilities staff to ensure that events go smoothly.

Facilities & Production

  • Larry Wathor
    Facilities Services Manager
    Larry Wathor
    Facilities Services Manager
    Phone: 402.472.8401
    Biography:

    Larry has been with the Lied Center since March 1990. He manages the Facilities staff who are responsible for all construction, maintenance, custodial, and event setup.

  • Ted Tipton
    Associate Technical Director
    Ted Tipton
    Associate Technical Director
    Phone: 402.472.4699
    Biography:

    Ted has been with the Lied Center since March 1983. He coordinates event technical production at the Lied.

  • Dale Adams
    Building and Grounds Attendant
    Dale Adams
    Building and Grounds Attendant
    Phone: 402.472.7069
    Biography:

    Dale has been with the Lied Center since January 1995. He oversees all construction and maintenance tasks in and around the Lied Center.

  • Dan Stratman
    Director of Production and Facilities
    Dan Stratman
    Director of Production and Facilities
    Biography:

    Dan has been with the Lied since the beginning. He oversees all technical production, facilities maintenance, and construction.

  • Jeff Koch
    Production Technician
    Jeff Koch
    Production Technician
    Phone: 402.472.7854
    Biography:

    Jeff has been with the Lied Center since September 2010. He assists with technical production at the Lied Center.

  • Jesse Snyder
    Production Coordinator
    Jesse Snyder
    Production Coordinator
    Phone: 402.472.4963
    Biography:

    Jesse has been with the Lied Center since January 1997. He coordinates all technical production at the Lied Center.

  • Jillian Stewart
    Custodial Supervisor
    Jillian Stewart
    Custodial Supervisor
    Phone: 402.472.7069
    Biography:

    Jillian has been with the Lied Center since December 2008. She manages the custodial staff and all custodial activities at the Lied Center.

  • John Himmelberger
    Stage Lighting & Production Specialist
    John Himmelberger
    Stage Lighting & Production Specialist
    Phone: 402.472.7854
    Biography:

    John has been with the Lied Center since January 1990. He manages stage lighting and assists with technical production at the Lied.

  • Mike Doran
    Audio and Production Specialist
    Mike Doran
    Audio and Production Specialist
    Phone: 402.472.4963
    Biography:

    Mike has been with the Lied since December 2013. He manages all audio production and assists with technical production at the Lied Center.

  • Stacy Brand
    Building and Grounds Attendant
    Stacy Brand
    Building and Grounds Attendant
    Phone: 402.472.7069
    Biography:

    Stacy has been with the Lied Center since February 2012. He assists with construction and maintenance in and around the Lied Center.

  • Wayne Foster
    Production Assistant
    Wayne Foster
    Production Assistant
    Phone: 402.472.4693
    Biography:

    Wayne has been with the Lied Center since September 2000. He assists with technical production at the Lied.

Marketing & PR

  • Matthew Boring
    Associate Director of Marketing and Patron Development
    Matthew Boring
    Associate Director of Marketing and Patron Development
    Phone: 402.472-8510
  • Kelly Engquist
    Graphics Specialist
    Kelly Engquist
    Graphics Specialist
    Phone: 402-472-9394
  • Michael Kappen
    Marketing and Sales Coordinator
    Michael Kappen
    Marketing and Sales Coordinator
    Phone: 402-472-4734
  • Michele Tilley
    Communications Manager
    Michele Tilley
    Communications Manager
    Phone: 402-472-7726

Seminar Facilitators

  • Sarah McKinistry-Brown
    Seminar Facilitator
    Sarah McKinistry-Brown
    Seminar Facilitator

Ticket Office

  • Ginger Dzerk
    Ticket Office Manager
    Ginger Dzerk
    Ticket Office Manager
    Phone: 402.472.4747
    Biography:

    Ginger has been with the Lied Center since December 2016. She manages all Ticket Office staff and activities at the Lied.

  • Drew Caskey
    Assistant Ticket Office Manager
    Drew Caskey
    Assistant Ticket Office Manager
    Phone: 402.472.4747
    Biography:

    Drew has been with the Lied Center since March 2018. He assists with supervision and management in the Lied Ticket Office.

  • Amy Masten
    Ticket Office Supervisor
    Amy Masten
    Ticket Office Supervisor
    Phone: 402.472.4747
    Biography:

    Amy has been with the Lied Center since May 2015. She supervises Ticket Office staff and scheduling at the Lied.

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Friends of Lied Board

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Kristen Cline, President

Stephanie Adam
Erika Allison
JoAnne Ayars
Lanny Barth
Jane Bauer
Cindy Biehl
Deb Brower
Cheree Buesing
Anne Burton
Jennifer Carter
Jan Cook
Susan Cook
Carol Coughlin
Renee Cox
Megan Darlington
Karen Delaney
Marie DeMartinez
Karen Emerson
Rose Fetty
Kerry Davis Florell
Kim Garner
Tom Gosinski
Marynelle Greene
Barbara Haith
Sharon Hastings
Amy Hermes
Kari Hoegemeyer
Amy Holthus
Kris Humphrey
Barb Icenogle

 

Nancy Ingham
Barb Jacobson
Julie Jarecke
Johanna Jeffres
Justin Kalemkiarian
Nancy Kaplan
Keri Kircher
Diane Klein
Kevin Klein
Daylene Kollmorgen
Nancy Krumland
Marilyn Lammers
Ashley Luethje
Christine Mann
Kathy McCoy
Sara McLoughlin
Rosie Molvar
Michelle Dyer Nelson
Pam Neujahr
June Pederson
Jennifer Peterson
Tammy Ridder
Kylee Roberts
Tracy Sanford
Jenny Stonehocker
Roxane Swanson
Lisa Thayer
Peg Welch
Ann Weichman