Friendship Home of Lincoln ( is pleased to welcome six new members to their 2023 Board of Directors.

The new board members are Matt Ferris of Ferris Financial, Peggy Friesen, Dr. Elizabeth Lau of Associated Anesthesiologists P.C., Greg Mendoza of Mendoza Family Insurance, Crystal Meyer of Ameritas, and Miranda Soulliere of Union Bank & Trust. Friendship Home thanks these new members for their generous service and commitment to survivors at Friendship Home.

The 2023 board officers are; Denny Van Horn of Van Horn Custom Homes, president; Joel Bacon of Keating O’Gara Law, president-elect; Tera Beermann of University of Nebraska-Lincoln, treasurer; and Marcy Haas of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, secretary.

Friendship Home provides safe shelter, support, and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Services include emergency shelter, transitional shelter, crisis intervention, and referral to community services. To access safe shelter and services, call (402) 437-9302. To learn more about Friendship Home, visit