Strategic Planning Committees
As part of the strategic planning process, the following committees were formed and charged with defining committee roles and defining informational needs to draft the survey. The committees will also play a role in interpreting the data and drafting the strategic plan. The strategic planning committee used the One Siouxland Welcoming Strategic Planning Document to inform the planning process.
Strategic Planning Core Committee
The Strategic Planning Core Committee guides the strategic planning process by organizing and communicating with the following committees. The committee is comprised of the following members:
Jared List, Associate Professor of Spanish, Doane University
Khenda Mustafa, Welcoming Coordinator, Nebraska Appleseed
Luis Sotelo, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Doane University
Joy Stevenson, Director, Crete Public Library
Nancy Tellez, Community Assistance Director, City of Crete
Christa Yoakum, Sr. Welcoming Coordinator, Nebraska Appleseed
Government & Leadership Action Planning Committee
Committee Chair: Ryan Hinz
The Government & Leadership Action Planning Committee aims to:
investigate and analyze the systems and programs in local government that strengthen community efforts and embed inclusion within the government agencies.
Civic Engagement & Connected Communities Action Planning Committee
Committee Chair: Josie Filipi
The Civic Engagement & Connected Communities Committee is responsible for ensuring:
Safe Communities Action Planning Committee
The Safe Communities Committee aims to:
Education & Economic Development Action Planning Committee
Equitable Access Action Planning Committee
The Equitable Access Action Planning Committee aims to:
examine the systems and methods used to connect community members to information, resources, and services
identify and reduce individual, organizational, and system-level barriers in order to ensure every community member has the opportunity to participate and contribute fully in the community.