Board & Staff


Adam Feser, Executive Director

Adam has been an advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families since joining the Arc of Lincoln as Director of Individual and Family Support Services in July of 2011. He began as Executive Director in November of 2014 and is dedicated to helping the Arc grow and serve our community.

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Vicki Depenbusch, Director of Individual and Family Support Services

Vicki has been an advocate for people with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families since joining the Autism Family Network in September of 2007. She began as Program Director in August of 2015 and her role is to empower and represent families in the community as well as run the Individual and Family Support Services. Being a parent of a child with autism, she is better able to understand and relate to the struggles parents have and their need for other parent support.

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Michelle Johnson, Arc Expeditions Coordinator

Michelle has been a volunteer with the Arc of Lincoln for the Arc Expeditions for a little over two years.  Michelle has recently increased her involvement with the Arc by taking over the Program Coordinator duties with planning the Expeditions for 2015.  Michelle enjoys taking others on vacations and capturing memorable moments.

Michelle is currently the Lincoln Area Director for Developmental Services of Nebraska where she has worked for 18 years with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   In her free time Michelle is a member of a Beagle Rescue Group here in Nebraska.  Michelle holds a Master’s degree in Business Leadership.  

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Dawn Lliteras, Bookkeeper

Dawn joined The Arc of Lincoln as a bookkeeper. She has a bachelors’ degree in accounting. Dawn has been staying home raising her family and now is looking forward to working with The Arc of Lincoln.


Our Staff

Kristen Koerber, PR Intern

Kristen is a senior studying Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Kristen hopes to attend law school next year and eventually pursue a career in disability advocacy. 

Board of Directors

President: Jennifer Meints
Vice President: Jennifer Stuhmer
Secretary: Kori Stanosheck
Treasurer: Janice Jones
Jana Christensen
Mary Ells
Rene Ferdinand
Shirley Havel
Kathy Johnson
Linda Kistler
Cathy Martinez
Mary Phillips
Kristen Rock
Deb Safarik
Lindsay Stanley
Angie Willey
Derek Zimmerman