BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Joel Long, MBA | Executive Director
Joel Long is the Executive Director of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Omaha and joined CSF on May 1, 2017. Joel was formerly at the Omaha World-Herald for 24 years as the Director of Communications and Executive Director of Goodfellows Charities. Joel graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received a MBA from Creighton University. He serves on the boards of Goodfellows, the Greater Omaha Sports Committee and the Nebraska Sports Council. Joel and his wife Lisa have six children.
Brandi Holys, MA | Director of Development & Communications
Brandi Holys brings her experience helping nonprofits generate financial resources to do great work and make the world a better place. She received her undergraduate degree from Hastings College in Business Administration and master of arts in Public Health Education from the University of Nebraska. Prior to her work at CSF Omaha, Brandi has enjoyed the experience of working for several Omaha organizations, including the capital campaign for the Nebraska Humane Society, and worked as a management consultant for Changing Our World. She enjoys live music, coffee, serves on the Felius board of directors, and is a proud animal adopter.
Nicki Rosenau, MPA | Director of Programming
Nicki Rosenau joined CSF in May of 2014 and earned her Master's of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Nicki is excited to continue her work in furthering the goals and mission of CSF.
Leigh Walls | Administrative Coordinator