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Our Staff


Interim Executive Director 


Rebecka was one of the first employees at the GOALS Center, she has been working with students and families regarding concerns that affect attendance for almost ten years. She has a great deal of knowledge as well as a drive to help others succeed. 


Part-time Grant Writer

John Paul

John Paul has worked previously as an educator, researcher, and community outreach specialist. Before joining GOALS, he worked in the Omaha non-profit sector as a violence prevention expert and a youth and family advocate. John has a PhD in Sociology and is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation.


Community Navigation Coordinator


Lydia has been working in the Omaha non-profit community for many years. She has a wide knowledge of the community and all of the resources it has to offer. Lydia is also a life coach and it shows in her ability to help people of all ages reach their potential. 


Intake Specialist 


Andria has worked in libraries and museums. She has a great mind for organization and can learn a new system quickly. She has a can do spirit and is always willing to help a team member. 


Program Supervisor/Family Advocate


James has been with GOALS for over seven years. An artist turned case-manager, he brings a sense of calm to the families and students he works with. James is a man of few words, but with a wealth of knowledge and direction. 


Family Advocate


Jasmine has worked in human service for many years and has a big heart for helping families overcome barriers to attendance. She is an active member of the community and you will often find her out doing volunteer work. She offers deep insight in a gracious way. 

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Family Advocate

Traci Ford

Traci has worked in human services for much of her career, she has also spent sometime working in early childhood education. Traci is kind and patient and ready to work! She also owns an online clothing boutique! 

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Family Advocate

Stacy Vogt

Stacy has experience working with non-profits organizations within the Omaha community for 3 years. Stacy looks on the positive side of all situations and always ready to give a helping hand.  Stacy graduated with a master's degree in Healthcare Administration. Outside of work Stacy enjoys spending time with family and friends.  


Bilingual Family Advocate

Axel Olivo

Axel has spent his whole life helping others.  His first job was at a non-profit, non-partisan organization called the Heartland Worker Center as a paid canvasser, to spread information about voter rights and the importance of voting. Axel is also in school at Metropolitan Community College studying business.


Family Advocate

Skye Gonnie Meints

Ya'at'eeh (hello) Skye is from the Navajo Reservation. She has worked in the non-profit world for a year, but she has volunteered and worked with the Native American community for over five years. She graduated with a bachelor's in psychology and a minor in family studies. She uses her culture and teachings in her everyday life which allows her to reach her fullest potential and help guide others to find theirs. Allowing her to give back to all her relations and help make a change.

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