Board of Trustees

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

The Board of Trustees of the Grand Island Community Foundation are volunteer leaders serving without pay for three year terms. These community leaders offer a broad range of knowledge and skills and a deep desire to give back to their community. Their hours of service allow the Foundation to fulfill its mission and make positive changes in the greater Hall County area.

Marcy Luth

Marcy Luth
Past Chair

Almquist Maltzahn Galloway & Luth

Marcy J. Luth, CPA,  joined the firm in June 1990, and was promoted to Corporate Shareholder in 1995. She graduated… Read More

Vince Hernandez

Vince Hernandez

Central Nebraska Polygraph Services

Vincent Hernandez is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Lincoln and is a retired Nebraska State Trooper/Investigator… Read More

Chris Hochstetler

Chris Hochstetler

Hastings College

Chris Hochstetler, MPA is the Dean of Innovation and Creativity for Hastings College. He is married to Kelly Bates Hochstetler… Read More

Jill Fargo

Jill Fargo

Indianhead Golf Course

Jill Fargo has a strong resume of stewardship as a veteran board member and her heart for service spans 18 years of… Read More

Lisa Thayer

Lisa Thayer
Chair

Thayer and Thayer, PC, LLO

Lisa grew up on her family’s farm near Harrisburg, Nebraska.  She attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, receiving… Read More

Mike Schuster

Mike Schuster
Vice Chair

Schuster Anderson Wealth Advisors

Mike Schuster provides comprehensive financial planning, investment management, and business consulting services to… Read More

Denise Myers

Denise Myers
Secretary

Myers Law Office, LLC

Denise Myers is a native of Central Nebraska and the owner of Myers Law Office, P.C., located in Cairo.  Denise is also… Read More

Lisa Avila O'Connor

Lisa Avila O'Connor

O'Connor Residential L.L.C.

Lisa Ávila O'Connor is an owner and manager of O'Connor Residential L.L.C., which specializes in apartment and duplex… Read More

Brad Fegley

Brad Fegley

Lutz

Brad Fegley joined Lutz in 2017 when McDermott & Miller joined forces with Lutz.  Brad serves as a Consulting Partner… Read More

Mike Gloor

Mike Gloor

Past State Senator, Nebraska Legislature

Mike Gloor was one of the forty-nine state Senators of the Nebraskan Legislature, serving in the country’s sole remaining… Read More

Katie Goering

Katie Goering

Katie Goering grew up in Grand Island, graduating from Senior High. She earned a BA in English from Denison University… Read More

Mike Kneale

Mike Kneale

Five Points Bank

Mike Kneale currently works at Five Points Bank in the Trust Department—located at 2032 Brentwood Boulevard in Grand… Read More

Ann Martin

Ann Martin

Ann Martin is recently retired from IdeaBank Marketing, a Hastings-based full service marketing communications company… Read More

Bart Qualsett

Bart Qualsett
Treasurer

Pinnacle Bank

Bart Qualsett graduated from Grand Island Senior High in 1982 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business… Read More

Kim Rerucha

Kim Rerucha

Green Line Equipment

Kim Rerucha comes to the Grand Island Community Foundation Board of Trustees with an extensive Grand Island pedigree:… Read More

Jason Roe

Jason Roe

Roe Buick

Jason Roe is a 2000 graduate of Grand Island Senior High School and a 2004 Graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University,… Read More

Lynne Werner

Lynne Werner

First National Bank

Lynne Werner is Vice President and Director of Trust Services for First National Bank in Grand Island and Kearney. Lynne… Read More

Tim White

Tim White

WOR, LLC

Tim White is President of WOR, LLC, a real estate holding company, and Vice President of HA HOLDCO, LLC, a stock holding… Read More