Leadership

2019 NAA Board of Directors

Kevin Popken, President
Term Concludes February 2020
Lawngevity Lawn & Tree
Fremont, NE
(402) 721-0873
kjpopken@gmail.com

Jeff Grewe, President-Elect
Term Concludes February 2020
Arbor Aesthetics
Omaha, NE
(402) 408-5600
jeffrey@arboraesthetics.com

Samantha Steward, Secretary
Term Concludes February 2020
Nebraska Nursery & Color Gardens
Mead, NE
(402) 489-6543
samanthasteward1@gmail.com

Jerel Converse, Treasurer
Term Concludes February 2021
City of Omaha
Omaha, NE
(402) 415-9767
jerel.converse@cityofomaha.org

Jennifer Morris, Director
Term Concludes February 2021
ABS Tree Care
Council Bluffs, IA
(402) 960-7376
jennifer@abstreecare.com

Dustin Nelson, Director
Term Concludes February 2021
Terry Hughes Tree Service
Papillion, NE
dustytreecare@gmail.com

Jeff Melies, Director
Term Concludes February 2020
Gretna, NE
(402) 306-1895
jeffmelies@yahoo.com

Ex Officio Members

Phil Pierce, NAA Board Advisor
Consultant Forester
Springfield, NE
(402) 253-2860
foresterphil@gmail.com

Stacy Hughes, NAA Board Advisor
Terry Hughes Tree Service
Gretna, NE
(402) 558-8198
stacy@hughestree.com

Kathi Schildt, NAA Executive Director
521 First Street, PO Box 10
Milford, NE 68405
(402) 761-2219
(402) 761.2224 (fax)
kschildt@nearborists.org
staff@nearborists.org

 

NAA Committees

Education Committee

Kevin Popken, Chair
Jeff Grewe
Jerel Converse

 

NE Great Plains Conference 

Jim Keepers, Chair
Kathi Schildt

 

Field Day Steering Committee

Kevin Popken
Jeff Grewe
Jeff Melies

 

Nominating Committee

Kevin Popken

Certification Committee

Kevin Popken, Chair
Jeff Grewe
Kathi Schildt

Communications Committee

Jim Keepers, Chair
Kathi Schildt

Legislative Affairs

Kevin Popken, Chair
Wyatt DeWeese

Membership Committee

Jerel Converse

 

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