FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2012
BECKI BRENNER TO ASSUME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION OF ACLU NEBRASKA
LINCOLN – The Board of Directors of ACLU Nebraska announced today that Becki Brenner will assume the Executive Director position beginning May 7th. As a Board we would like to acknowledge the tremendous leadership of our retiring Executive Director, Laurel Marsh.
Brenner, a Nebraska native has held positions most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood Omaha/Council Bluffs and Executive Director of Jewish Family Service in Omaha. For the past 12 years she has focused her attention on diverse communities with the purpose of strengthening families, health care access, and protecting women’s individual rights and liberties.
Brenner holds a Masters Degree from Central Michigan University and added certificate from Johns Hopkins University.
Board President Joseph S. Brown said, “Becki Brenner brings both a strong advocacy and a strong administrative background to ACLU Nebraska. Her demonstrated commitment to individual rights makes her a good fit for ACLU.”
“My work with Planned Parenthood affords me an enriched advocacy background.” Brenner remarked. “As we envision the future for Nebraska, the ACLU is committed to ensuring individual rights and freedoms. I look forward to engaging the community in thoughtful and constructive discussions on issues that impact all of us, while defending the rights of every man, woman and child within our borders.”
ABOUT: ACLU Nebraska and its diverse membership work in courts, the legislature and our communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States and Nebraska guarantee everyone in this state.