Our Leaders

The Commission is governed by a Board of Directors, and an Executive Committee. All members of the Board are volunteers, with no membership fee assessed and no compensation provided. The President of the OSC serves as the Executive Director and is compensated for those roles.


OSC Executive Committee

Donna Kush
Owner/Founder, Donna Kush Strategies

Chris Kircher
 Former Interim President/Executive Director, Omaha Sports Commission

Roger Dixon
President, Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority

Jay R. Lerner
President, The Lerner Company

Bob Freeman
Attorney, Fraser Stryker Law Firm

Brett Frevert
Managing Director, CFO Systems, LLC

Kyle Peterson
President, Colliers International

Harley Schrager
Former Chairman, Omaha Sports Commission


OSC Board of Directors

Keith Backsen
Executive Director, Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau

David G. Brown
President, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Mike Cassling
Chief Executive Officer, CQuence Health Group

Martie Cordaro
President/General Manager, Omaha Storm Chasers

Dr. Kevin Garvin
Orthopedic Surgeon, Nebraska Medical Center

Tim Kudron
Sr. Vice President & Corporate Controller, Tenaska, Inc.

Matt Mosser
Chief Talent Officer, Gallup

Jim Greisch
Office Managing Partner, RSM US LLP

Robb Pantano
Shareholder, Financial Advisor, Renaissance Financial

Doug Parrott
PR Consultant, Bailey Lauerman

Jeff Peffer
Vice President of Customer Service, Cox Communications

Chris Rodgers
Douglas County Board of Commissioners, District 3

Tony Schrager
Chief Operating Officer, Active Brands Company

Ren Smith

Andy Stine
Project Executive, Kiewit Building Group

Thomas H. Warren
President & CEO, Urban League of Nebraska

Lyn Wallin Ziegenbein
Director Emerita, Peter Kiewit Foundation

Chris Zimmers
Vice President of Retail Banking Products & Customer Solutions, First National Bank