HopeSpoke Announces New Board of Directors Members
HopeSpoke (www.hopespoke.org) is pleased to announce that the following individuals have joined the Board of Directors for a three-year term: Lily Amare, Anne Caruso, Tracey Smith, and Blake Pittack.
Lily Amare is an attorney at Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, L.L.P. She is originally from Ethiopia and now calls Lincoln her home.
Anne Caruso has been a federal programs grant coordinator with Lincoln Public Schools for six years and has written grants and administered programs in social services, public health, and education for over 20 years. Anne is excited to contribute to the organization’s future as she has seen the need for mental health services among children, youth, and adults throughout her career.
Tracey Smith is vice president of accounting and finance reporting at Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. where she has worked for 18 years. She is honored to serve on the board and has a passion for the community and helping children and families have opportunities for good health and a hopeful life.
Blake Pittack is the owner of Blake Builders, LLC specializing in new home construction as well as commercial construction. Blake has a passion for helping people and seeing the positive outcomes an organization like HopeSpoke can provide to the community.
Now in its 70th year, HopeSpoke inspires healthy futures for children and families through these comprehensive behavioral and mental health services: crisis and residential services, extended day treatment program, outpatient services, and school programs.
For more information about HopeSpoke services or to make a donation, go to www.hopespoke.org or call (402) 475-7666.
Pictured (L-R): John Neal, board president; Kelley Peterson, president-elect; Lily Amare; Anne Caruso; Tracey Smith; and Blake Pittack.