Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Gulf Region Director
March 2010 — December 2011
Directs the development of regional strategic and business plans consistent with the established mission, vision, core values and strategic plan of the organization, and ensures their proper execution. Participates in the development of the organization's strategic plan. Develops annual budgets and provides firm budget management to maintain costs and reduce loss from operations. Provides leadership to ensure best utilization of resources in obtaining corporate and regional goals, regulatory compliance, compliance with corporate and regional policies and to ensure the needs to individuals served are met. Creates, executes, and inteprets regional policies. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with local and state government, community leaders, pastors, congregations, county social service personnel, professional associations and other service providers as necessary in the overall management of the region. Evaluates needs and recommends opportunities for business development and expansion in the region. Reviews and evaluates the total regional performance on a continuing basis and provides direction for modification of systems and/or implementation of new systems. Anticipates and effectively deals with issues that could enhance the region's opportunities or adversely impact business results.
GOVERNOR'S DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Provide oversight to ensure that persons placed in the custody of the state are receiving the least restrictive treatment and services necessary. Adopt positions on major policy issues and communicate those to the State of Nebraska Director of Health and Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Division.