Advisory Group

Dr. Holly Hatton-Bowers

Assistant Professor & Early Childhood Extension Specialist, UNL

Amy Bunnell

Co-Director, Early Development Network

Tana Fye


Judge Larry Gendler

Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court

Jen Goettemoeller

Early Childhood Consultant

Barbara Jessing

Mental Health Professional, Consulting for NRPVYC

Doug Kreifels

Southeast Service Area Administrator, NE DHHS - Division of Children and Family Services

Betty Medinger

Senior Vice President of Systems Integration, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

Deb VanDyke-Ries

Director, Nebraska Court Improvement Project

Karin Walton


Jennie Auman

State Lead, Nebraska - Material, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (N-MIECHV)

Judge Linda Porter

Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court

Joanna Halbur

Director of Mental Health Services, Project Harmony

Judge Al Corey

Judge of the County Court, 9th Judicial District

Sarah Bernhardt

Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, Options in Psychology