During the July CUES Fund Board of Directors annual meeting, seven new board members began their first term. The board also approved the new slate of officers and recognized outgoing members. The new board members join the other 17 board members that make up the governing body. The CUES Fund is a nonprofit that provides financial support for the CUES School System consisting of Sacred Heart, All Saints, and Holy Name.

The Board of Directors guides the organization’s strategic direction and operations. New Board members are: George Achola, Burlington Capital Real Estate; Dave Audino, Turner Construction Company; Jacob Idra, ROSS Leaders; Kerry Kelley, Kerry Kelley Consulting; John Reed, Jr., Northmarq; Angie Quinn, Community Benefactor; and Tony Veland, AIM Institute.

“We are excited to welcome these outstanding individuals to the CUES Fund board,” said Bob Glow, CEO/Executive Director. “Their passion and wisdom will help with the vision of being a world class model for a transformative education through a faith-based culture, documented academic success, and community engagement and support.”

The officers are: Chair, John Schuele; Vice Chair, Ann Schumacher; Treasurer, Dan Koraleski; and Secretary, Taylor Dieckman. Board members finishing their second term are: Edson “Ted” Bridges, Bridges Trust; Adrian Dowell, University of Nebraska – Omaha; Seneca Harrison, Quality Clinical Research; Chris Wiedenfeld, United Republic Bank; and Thomas Worthington, McGrath North.

“I want to thank each outgoing board member for their unwavering dedication and commitment to the CUES mission,” said Glow. “Throughout their tenure, they have worked tirelessly to help us give more Omaha families the opportunity to choose the best education options for their children. Their strategic vision and steadfast support have been instrumental in our successes.”