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About Bright Lights

Board & Staff

Full-Time Staff

  • Lori Paulsen
    Lori Paulsen

    Executive Director
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 41

  • Renee Ford
    Renee Ford

    Education Coordinator
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 42

Part-Time Staff

  • Wendy Ferrin

    Financial/Administrative Specialist
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 43

  • Jodi Fuson

    Classroom Assistant Specialist
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 49

  • Barb Highstreet

    International Program Coordinator
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 47

  • Megan Ockander

    Development Specialist
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 46

  • Diane Steinke

    Website/Technology Specialist
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 44

  • Lindsey Walsh

    Program Specialist/Marketing Specialist
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 48

  • Kristi Whitmer

    Registration Specialist
    (402) 420-1115, ext. 45

Summer Staff

  • Jenny Kaser

    Lux Building Coordinator

  • Rita McClure, LPN

    Bright Lights School Nurse

  • Lindsey Murrish

    Holmes Building Coordinator

  • Bob Reeker

    Summer Administrator

  • Rosalia Roger

    Book Fair Coordinator

Bright Lights Board of Directors

  • Lori Paulsen

    Executive Director, Bright Lights

  • Nick Stremlau

    Board of Directors, President

  • Denine Erlemeier

    Board of Directors, Secretary

  • Jake Muhleisen

    Board of Directors, Treasurer

  • Betsy Tonniges

    Board of Directors, President-Elect

  • Jennifer Morand-Ackerman

    Board of Directors, Past President

  • Rachel Barth
  • Kimberly Bilder
  • Jai Burks
  • Mark Harris
  • Trish Hoelting
  • Heather Howard
  • Brandy Johnson
  • Jay Lechner
  • Rochelle Mallett
  • Stacey Olson
  • Tim Roty
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  • Jan E. Dutton

    Bright Lights Co-Founder & Honorary Member

  • Barb Hoppe Johnson

    Bright Lights Co-Founder & Honorary Member

  • Marilyn Moore

    Ex-officio Member


Board Resources


Office Volunteers Give Many Hours!

Bright Lights volunteers donate over 300 hours every year in the administration office. Their help includes special projects, data input, preparing mailings, and general office duties. We appreciate their support and dedication to Bright Lights.

Interested in learning more about our volunteer opportunities? Follow the link below to fill out an application.

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