Board of Directors

Harold ‘Hal’ Daub

Husch Blackwell, LLP
Senior Counsel
Independent Voting Member
Omaha, Nebraska

Lewis H. Wiens

True North Hotel Group
Independent Voting Member
Overland Park, Kansas

Art Jetter, Jr.

Art Jetter & Company
Treasurer & Secretary
Omaha, Nebraska


Colonel John D. Folsom

United States Marine Corps, Retired
Executive Director
Omaha, Nebraska

Colonel Folsom has 30 years of commissioned service, the initial six years of active duty as a CH-46E helicopter pilot and 24 years in the reserve component. His service has included a contingency deployment to Beirut, Lebanon. September- October, 1983 and two deployments to Iraq in support of Operation “Iraqi Freedom” from February 2005 to February 2006 and July 2008 to February 2009. During his first deployment to Iraq, Colonel Folsom initially served as the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) liaison officer to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) until assuming duties as the “Air Boss” at Forward Operating Base Camp Korean Village near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. In this billet, Colonel Folsom was in charge of all Marine attack and army MEDEVAC helicopter operating in his area of operations.

In his most recent deployment he was assigned as the camp commandant of Camp Al Taqaddum.

Throughout his reserve service, Colonel Folsom has held numerous high level assignments that included working policy issues in support of the Marine Forces, Pacific and as an operations planner for northeast Asia while assigned to U.S. Pacific Command.

Colonel Folsom’s military decorations include the Navy-Marine Corps Medal for heroism, the Bronze Star and Meritorious Service medals awarded for his meritorious service in support of Operation “Iraqi Freedom”.

He resides in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife Cate, son Jack and daughter Anna.