Leadership Omaha Alumni Association

Graduates of Leadership Omaha, and similar programs from other communities, are eligible to be part of the Leadership Omaha Alumni Association (LOAA). LOAA facilitates connections among its members and provides information about current community issues and needs, all with the goal of establishing, promoting and fostering leadership in Greater Omaha.

Alumni Association Committee

The newly-formed LOAA Committee encourages the on-going development of community leaders by providing engaging opportunities for alumni interaction and education.

The committee organizes and hosts three events annually.


Spring Event

An opportunity to continue the “spirit” of Leadership Omaha through community leadership development.

Summer Event

A time to relax, enjoy a refreshment and have great conversations with fellow alumni.
August 30, 2018 – Werner Park at 7 p.m.

Learn more and register here: LOAA Werner Park Event

December Event

A chance to reconnect with your class and meet the current class. This event will coincide with the current class’s December Seminar Reception.

Save the Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018


LOAA members are also encouraged to attend the Chamber’s annual Make/Happen, a half-day conference that’s specifically-designed to help LO alumni and other doers turn best intentions into action. Make/Happen 2018 is set for September 20. Click here to register or find more information.

Committee Members

Nicole Bianchi, Bravium Human Development (LO 33)
Amy Cherko, Olsson Associates (LO 40)
Andie Gordman, Silverstone Group (LO 38)
Cliff McEvoy, Buford Foundation (LO 38)
Parker McKenna, Union Pacific (LO 40)
Sean Olson, Omaha Storm Chasers (LO 29)
Gabe Romero, Cordova Solutions (LO 29)
Stuart Shell, M.E. Group (LO 32)
Jason Tiedke, American National Bank (LO 32)

LOAA Scholarship Offerings

The Ann Goldstein Outstanding Young Leader Award is a book scholarship awarded to students who have lived in public housing during their high school years. Since 1988, 41 students have received over $50,000 in scholarships to assist with college book purchases.

Goldstein Award Chair: Tracy Mitchell, Assistant Principal – Marrs Middle School, Omaha Public Schools (Class 25)


The Lynda Shafer Inclusivity Scholarship was created by Leadership Omaha Class 31. It provides tuition assistance to Leadership Omaha to applicants from diverse backgrounds who demonstrate a financial need. Requests for tuition assistance can be made on the Leadership Omaha application.


Contact Liz Kerrigan to learn more about LOAA or to donate to the scholarship funds.

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