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Foster Care Review Office

Staff Contact Information

MAIN OFFICE

Address: 521 S. 14th St., Suite 401, Lincoln NE 68508-2707 (in the Executive Building)

Phone Numbers: 402-471-4420 or, in Nebraska, 1-800-577-3272

  • Press 1 for Mary Furnas - Training or to Volunteer to serve on a Local Review Board
  • Press 2 for Linda Cox - Research Analyst
  • Press 3 for Contact Information on How To Become a Foster Parent
  • Press 4 to Speak to a Staff Person

Fax Number: 402-471-4437

OMAHA OFFICE

Address: State Office Building, Third Floor, 1313 Farnam, Omaha NE 68102-1846

Phone Number

402-595-2764 (Answered in Lincoln)

Fax Number

402-595-2767

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kim B. Hawekotte

402-430-6599 (Cell)

kim.hawekotte@nebraska.gov

RESEARCH ANALYST

Linda M. Cox

402-471-4847

402-429-4001 (Cell)

linda.m.cox@nebraska.gov

RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Katherine Bass

402-937-2923

katherine.bass@nebraska.gov

 

TRAINING SPECIALIST II

Mary Furnas

402-471-4665 (Office)

402-416-3804 (Cell)

mary.furnas@nebraska.gov

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Heidi K Ore

402-471-4676

heidi.ore@nebraska.gov

REVIEW SPECIALISTS

Southeast, Central, Northern and Western Area Supervisor/Regional Manager

Kathy Ewing

402-471-1456402-580-2699 (Cell)

kathy.ewing@nebraska.gov

Lincoln Area Staff

Cheryl Johnson

402-310-2647

cheryl.johnson@nebraska.gov

Tony Menard

402-471-1404

402-613-0612 (Cell)

tony.menard@nebraska.gov

Noelle Wegner

402-429-9423

noelle.wegner@nebraska.gov

Silvia Betta Cole

402-429-9398

silvia.betta.cole@nebraska.gov

Sonia Kovar 402-480-2114  sonia.kovar@nebraska.gov

Central-West Staff

Sara Stauffer

308-627-1845

sara.stauffer@nebraska.gov

Scott Curtis

308-641-7821

scott.curtis@nebraska.gov

Crystal L'Heureux

308-991-2120

crystal.lheureux@nebraska.gov

Northern Area Staff

Jodi Borer

402-920-0723

jodi.borer@nebraska.gov

Dawn Schulz

402-276-4417

dawn.schulz@nebraska.gov

Omaha Area Supervisor/Regional Manager

Dawn Paulsen

402-595-1526 (Office)

402-983-2460 (Cell)

dawn.paulsen@nebraska.gov

Omaha Area Staff

Brittney Everett

402-983-1562 

brittney.everett@nebraska.gov  

Jennifer Jolley

402-676-6412

jennifer.jolley@nebraska.gov

Ben Gray

402-679-5680

benjamin.gray@nebraska.gov

Brea Worthington

402-290-9623

brea.worthington@nebraska.gov

Breanna Gruhn-McLaughlin

402-718-1029

breanna.gruhn-mclaughlin@nebraska.gov

Gregg Garton

402-676-9585

gregg.garton@nebraska.gov

Rebecka Brott

402-830-0798

rebecka.brott@nebraska.gov

Lincoln Office Staff

Karie Dey

402-471-4695

karie.dey@nebraska.gov

Lynn Hill

402-471-1488

lynn.hill@nebraska.gov

Abby Webben

402-471-4421

abby.webben@nebraska.gov