Nebraska Citizen Corps Mission Statement

Nebraska Citizen Corps

The Nebraska Citizen Corps Council seeks to effectively increase citizen volunteer engagement in community preparedness by sharing effective practices.

Citizen Corps Regional Points of Contact

There are 8 Citizen Corps regions serving Nebraska communities. Please contact your region’s Point of Contact for information regarding Citizen Corps in your community.

Nebraska Citizen Corps Regions

Tri-County/Dodge, Washington, Douglas, Sarpy
Tom McMahon
United Way of the Midlands
1805 Harney St.
Omaha, NE 68102

East Central Region
Tim Hofbauer - Director
City of Columbus\Platte County Emergency Management
2610 14th Street
Columbus, NE 68601

North Central Region
Lynn Beland
343 “G” Street
Burwell, NE 68827

South Central Region
Jon Rosenlund - Director
City of Grand Island/Hall County Emergency Management
100 East First Street
Grand Island, NE 68803

Southwest Region
Patrick Gerdes
715 Fifth Ave., Suite 22
Holdrege, NE 68949

Panhandle Region
Jessica Davies
Wellness/Volunteer Coordinator
Panhandle Public Health District
PO Box 337
808 Box Butte Avenue
Hemingford, NE 69348


Partner Programs

The Citizen Corps program promotes community preparedness, outreach and awareness by partnering with other government sponsored volunteer programs, such as the Community Emergency Response Team, Medical Reserve Corps, Volunteers in Police Services, Fire Corps and Neighborhood Watch, as well as other non-government volunteer Affiliates.

For more information on CERT, MRC, VIPS, Fire Corps and Neighborhood Watch, click on the program name in the sidebar.

Read more about other affiliate programs at FEMA’s Citizen Corps site.


Upcoming Events/Deadlines

National Preparedness Month begins in September

Mini-Grant Info is now available under the Grants section

Citizen Corps - Uniting Communities - Preparing the Nation.

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, 2433 N.W. 24th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68524-1801