Celebrating SENCA Staff and Achievements

SENCA hosted the 2019 All Staff Meeting on Friday, September 6th. This annual event provides staff with training, an appreciation lunch, and recognition of staff service anniversaries as well as recognizing staff who go above and beyond in serving southeast Nebraska individuals and families.  

SENCA staff honored for their years of service include: Gin Christiansen, 5 years; Loretta Pople, 10 years; Kristy Mertes, 15 years; Pam Armknecht, 25 years; and Vicky McNealy, 30 years, totallying 85 years of service to SENCA programs and services from these five individuals!  

Vicky and Gin 5 year award VGin Christiansen - 5 Years
                                                   Vicky and Loretta V

Loretta Pope - 10 yearsVicky and Kristy Mertes 15 year award VKristy Mertes - 15 years

Vicky and Pam 25 year award VPam Armknecht - 25 years

Dianna and Vicky 30 year award VVicky McNealy - 30 years                                                     

During the 2019 fiscal year the Rising Stars recognition program was implemented. Rising Stars in an opportunity to nominate a fellow co-worker or group of co-workers who deserve recognition for putting forth extra effort and demonstrating a strong commitment to fulfilling SENCA’s mission of improving lives and building strong communities. Rising Stars are selected each quarter. The four Rising Star’s recognized at the meeting were eligible for the annual Star Performer Award established in 2012 by Executive Director, Vicky McNealy.

The 2018-2019 Rising Stars include:

1st Quarter
Nebraska City Part-Day Head Start

1st Qtr. NCPD

2nd Quarter
Kristina Boverhuis, Pawnee City Cook

2nd Qtr
3rd Quarter
Rosanna Glathar, Housing Program Manager

3rd Qtr. Rosanna Glathar with Gin and Mary
4th Quarter
Nick Cody, Teacher Assistant at Nebraska City Full Day Head Start.

4th Qtr. Mr. Nick NCFD

The 2019 Star Performer Award receipient was Nick Cody - Congratulations! 

Nick Cody and Vicky Star Performer V