Staff

Our staff is here to help you with any questions you may have.

Greater Grand Island Community Foundation is accredited by the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Board and has been confirmed in compliance since 2009.

Melissa DeLaet, M.S.

Melissa DeLaet, M.S.
Chief Executive Officer

Melissa DeLaet grew up just 45 minutes from Grand Island in Minden, Nebraska. She received her Bachelor’s degree from… Read More

Dori Wanitschke

Dori Wanitschke
Finance Officer

Dori Wanitschke was born in Grand Island Nebraska and has 35 years of experience in banking operations and compliance… Read More

Amy Price

Amy Price
Program Officer

Amy is proud to call Grand Island, Nebraska, her hometown. She graduated from Grand Island Senior High and the University… Read More

Marci Tompkins

Marci Tompkins
Program Officer

Marci is a Grand Island native and a graduate of Grand Island Senior High. She received her degree of Bachelor of Arts… Read More

Laurie Kulus

Laurie Kulus
Administrative Assistant

Laurie grew up in Grand Island, and—after spending some time overseas with her Air Force husband, Scott—she and her… Read More

Megan Vaughn

Megan Vaughn
VISTA - Community Impact

Megan is a proud Grand Island native and a graduate of Grand Island Central Catholic. She is currently a senior at Hastings… Read More

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