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Who We Are


Our Staff

Together, the staff at the Nebraska Alliance have a combined 58+ years of experience in agencies serving children and families. Our staff have a wide range of talent and skill set, along with an energetic commitment and focused dedication to Nebraska's response to child abuse. Our staff is incredible and everyone plays an important part at the Nebraska Alliance. Please take some time to learn about each of us and who you should reach out to with your question(s).

I have a question...Who do I contact at the Alliance?

Advocates, Forensic Interviewers, Medical or Mental Health questions:
Contact Amber Smith, our Outreach Coordinator.

Multi-Disciplinary Teams or Building Resiliency questions:
Contact Kristin Chandler, our Statewide MDT Coordinator.

Legislature or Human Trafficking questions:
Contact Sarah Forrest, our Director of Operations

Data or VidaNyx questions:
Contact Thaddaeus Pera, our Data Coordinator.

Any other questions, feel free to contact Mandy True, our Administrative Coordinator or
Ivy Svoboda, our Executive Director.