Provides general oversight of the organization. Meets between board meetings as needed to administrate and manage activities to operate the organization. Consists of officers and at-large board members.
Shannon D. Smith, President
Dan Kusek, Vice-President
Brian Rockey, Treasurer
Lynn Roper, President Emeritus, Assistant Treasurer & Investment Manager
Heather Stauffer, Secretary
Christy Chamberlin, Finance & Development Chair
Holly Boomer, Grants & Awards Chair
Ron Hull, President Emeritus
Michael J. Smith, At-Large
Finance & Development Committee
Manages financial operations including general accounting and reporting and investment management. Manages development including donor relations, annual campaign, and grant writing.
Christy Chamberlin, Chair
Grants & Awards Committee
Distributes grants and funding according to endowment policies and donor agreements. Responsible for endowment donor relations and for creating reports of activities for endowment donors.
Holly Boomer, Chair
Sandoz Center Committee
Supports Center staff, ensures funding is available where necessary and possible, liaises with CSC Administration
Michael J. Smith
Nomination & Governance Committee
Identifies potential board members, prepares slate of officers and board members for election, oversees by-laws and assures compliance with non-profit best practices.
Dan McGlynn, Chair
Storycatcher Workshop Committee
Responsible for planning and management for all aspects of the writer's workshop.
Matt Evertson, Chair
Sandoz Scholar Committee
Advises research award opportunities and selects winning candidates.
Jillian Wenburg, Chair
Sandoz Series Books Committee
Develops and publishes edited collections of essays based upon themes of interest to Sandoz.
Renee Laegreid, Chair
Pilster Lecture & Sandoz Symposium Planning Committee
Responsible for planning and management for all aspects of the annual lecture and symposium.
Michael J. Smith, Chair
In The Spirit of Mari Sandoz Award Committee
Establishes criteria, calls for nominees, and selects winners for the award.
Ron Hull, Chair
Sandoz Collection Digitization Project Committee
Liaises with UNL Love Library team and assists with fundraising and project marketing/awareness strategies.
Nicole Gray, Chair
Researches and proposes ideas to ensure sustainable organizational growth. Creates vision for the society's future.
Heather Stauffer, Co-Chair
Broc Anderson, Co-Chair
Leisl Carr Childers