Meet the Board

Kassandra Mayo

PRESIDENT

Kassandra, an Omaha Native with 17 years of teaching under her belt, is dedicated to see Conceive
Nebraska’s mission grow.

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Stephanie Rief

VIce President

Stephanie has been a childcare teacher in Millard for 6 years and resides in Council Bluffs, IA with her husband of 12 years Richard and their 3 year old son Colton.

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Megan Gifford

Secretary

Megan her bachelors in human and social services and work for DHHS as a DDBH surveyor. She is originally from Las Vegas, NV, yet grew up every where due to her dad being in the military. This year she will have lived in Nebraska for 21 years.

Scott Reinhardt

TREASURER

Scott is a Nebraska native and has lived in Omaha since 2007. He is married and he and his wife Becky have two children, which are the reason they have been involved with infertility awareness.

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Julie Richt

MEMBER

Julie is an Omaha Native, who is an executive at a local Workers Compensation Insurance Brokerage. She graduated from Wayne State College in 2005 with a BS in Communications and Business.

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Sheena Stafford

MEMBER

Sheena, an Iowa native, and her husband Christopher's infertility journey began in 2012. After several miscarriages, doctors visits, pills, ultrasounds, tears and probably primal screaming, they welcomed their three children into the world.

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Richard Rief

Member

Richard has been working in Omaha at Hiland Dairy for over 10 years. He resides in Council Bluffs with his wife and son, who they adopted after 9 years of infertility. He is also an avid outdoorsman who enjoys all things hunting, fishing and camping.

Lydia Loewenstein

member

Lydia, is a Kansas native. In 2014, Lydia and her husband Weldon moved to Papillion from the western part of Nebraska. Lydia is excited to be a part of Conceive Nebraska and help spread awareness about infertility issues and change socialites view on “infertility” so that it is no longer a taboo topic. She hopes that sharing her journey will encourage others to reach out and know that they are not along.

Weldon Loewenstein

MEMBER

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Kristen Binder

MEMBER

Kristen is a Nebraska native who is extremely blessed to be a member of the board. Life has thrown some obstacles at her but she comes out stronger each time. She is very excited to bring her creative talents to the board.

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Leah Rea Russel

Member

Battling infertility has turned Leah to advocacy. It is her mission to open up the dialogue about infertility so that generations to come will not have to fight so hard for diagnosis and access to proper treatment. Becoming a board member for Conceive Nebraska allows Leah to continue these conversations and begin the long journey to ending the stigma around infertility.

This Could Be YOU!

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