*AA Meetings are held Monday-Friday from 5:15pm-6:15pm (Group name: Happy Hour).

*Perishable food distribution is every Thursday at 10:00am.
-Contact Person: Sara 402.438.5231, x131

*Food Boxes are assembled every Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1:00-3:00pm.
 -Contact Person:Sara 402.438.5231, x131

*Low Income Star Tran bus passes are $8.00.
-Contact: Joe Bad Moccasin Jr.

*Every 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Indian Center Inc. Board of Director's Meeting is held at 6pm 
 -Contact Person: Barry Walker 402-438-5231, x9




Board of Directors




Earl Pilcher, Jr., Omaha Tribe

Board Chairman

Email: pilcherjr.earl@yahoo.com 

Michelle Walker, Omaha Tribe

Board Treasurer




Bennie Shobe
 Board Secretary

Email: bennie.shobe@gmail.com










Joseph B. Rousseau, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Board Member

Email: jrousse@lps.org

Mr. Rousseau is an enrolled tribal member Owohe Nupa Lakota at the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation. He was raised in a single parent household in Norfolk, NE. He attended Northeast Community College for one semester after graduating High School in 1990. Then he enlisted into the United States Navy and left for Boot Camp in January of 1991. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to Nebraska to attend UNL. He has earned a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction focused on educating for diversity, and also an Education Administration Certificate. He currently is an Administrator within Lincoln Public Schools for the Expelled Student Program. He also serves on the Lincoln Public Schools Indian Parent Advisory Committee. He is married and has four outstanding children.








Wayne Svoboda

Board Member

E-mail: wsvob@aol.com

Wayne worked at the Indian Center from 1983-1995 beginning as the CETA then JTPA Director (now called Workforce Investment), Assistant Executive Director and finally as Interim Executive Director. He has worked in nonprofits almost 30 years: YWCA of Lincoln, Council of Family, Ethnic and Community Centers and Volunteer Partners. He started the Cultural Centers Coalition in 1999. Wayne has a BS in Psychology and a Masters in Business Administration from UNL. Personally, he’s been married 30 years, enjoys hiking/backpacking, photography and visiting National Parks. Finally, he is a cancer survivor. "When you get to 50, have a colonoscopy!"



Kirk Dombrowski

Board Member 



Frank Bearkiller

Board Member 



Gerald Pond, Assiniboine
Vice Chairman

E-mail: glpond@hotmail.com 

Mr. Pond has a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences from the University of North Dakota and an Associate of Arts degree in Marketing from Nebraska Indian Community College. He is an enrolled tribal member of the Assiniboine. Previously he has worked with the WIA program and the Youth Suicide Prevention Program at the Indian Center. Currently, he is employed at the Mark of Honor Youth Lodge. He has been married for over 30 years and has a daughter attending UNL and a son at Lincoln High School. Mr. Pond has experience in strategic planning, writing policies & procedures, and senior managment.     











Indian Center Inc.
Phone: 402.438.5231
Fax: 402.438.5236
1100 Military Road, Lincoln, NE 68508