Lisa Henning Announced as New Executive Director of Nebraska Safety Council
Nebraska Safety Council and WorkWell (www.nesafetycouncil.org) recently appointed Lisa Henning as the new executive director.
“We are thrilled that Lisa has accepted the position of executive director,” says Joanne Bartels, president of the Board of Directors for the Nebraska Safety Council. “She has an unwavering passion for wellness and safety, proven leadership, and strategic vision to lead the organization.”
Lisa has almost 30 years of experience in corporate wellness and prevention, having led WorkWell for 22 years. She has received various awards for her work throughout the years, including the Governor’s Excellence in Leadership Recognition by Governor Dave Heineman in 2012, Healthy Innovation Award Program Finalist by Center for Disease Control in 2011, and LiveHealthy Nebraska Star Award by Nebraska Sports Council in 2011. Lisa succeeds Laurie Klosterboer who served 25 years in the executive director role and 40 years with the council.
“I am excited and honored to be selected as the executive director of the Nebraska Safety Council,” says Lisa. “Our highly capable team will continue to provide excellent services to our members and the state. I would like to thank Laurie Klosterboer for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the safety and health of our citizens for 40 years.”
The Nebraska Safety Council is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Lincoln that provides education and leadership to empower people to live safe and healthy. They service the state of Nebraska and surrounding areas through trainings, services, events, and membership. To learn more, visit www.nesafetycouncil.org or call (402) 483-2511 for additional information.