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Board of Directors

MilkWorks is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is creating a healthier community by helping mothers breastfeed their babies. 

Board meetings are held at 6 pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month, in January, March, May, July, September, and November.

We appreciate the wisdom and expertise of the following community members who serve on our Board of Directors:

Executive Board Members - 

Michael Perdunn, Board Chair
Project Manager, Omaha Power District, Omaha

Karina Ruiz-Vargas, Vice President 
Interpreter, Health 360, Lincoln

Nate Wieting, Treasurer
Trust Officer, Union Bank, Lincoln

Emily Suing, Secretary
Owner/Director, Starstruck Dance Academy, Lincoln

Board Members -

Kathy Hall Asboe
Realtor, RE/MAX, Lincoln 

Laura Cudzilo-Kelsey, MD

Cindy Guenzel 
Piano Teacher, Omaha

Karla Lester, MD, FAAP
Certified Life Coach, Certified Diplomate of ABOM
Founder, President & CEO IME Community 

Adrienne Luedders
CPA, Omaha

Neely Miller
CPA, DeBoer and Associates, PC, Omaha

Erin Mitchell, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director, Human Resources and Administration, CyncHealth

Kaitlin Reece
Government Affairs & Public Policy Adviser, Catalyst Public Affairs, Omaha

Sarah Reeves 
Senior Project Manager, Yahoo!, Omaha

Sarah Ruttle 
Community Relations & Grant Coordinator, Visiting Nurses Association, Omaha

Kacie Ware 
Senior Credit Analyst, US Bank, Omaha

Andrea Wilkins
Director of Member Services, Home Builders Association of Lincoln