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Meet Your Alumni Association Steering Committee Members

Did you know the Alumni Association has a steering committee working on your behalf?

Our six alumni members along with faculty, student and health system representatives are making progress on a number of projects, including an alumni-student mentoring program and the development of a national communication network to keep our alumni connected. We look forward to updating you on the committee’s work.

Alumni Steering Committee

Stephan Baker, EdD, M.S.Ed, LPC, EMDR Lieutenant Colonel-US Army - Class of 2020

Lt. Col. Stephan Baker, EdD, has 20-plus years of leadership experience. He plans to retire from the U.S. Army within the next year and transition into a full-time career in the mental health field.

Alumni Steering Committee

Toni (Brusnahan) Hughes, RN - Class of 1974

During her career in perioperative nursing, Toni served as a staff nurse, team leader, director, and educator. Before retirement, she facilitated and taught a certification prep course for AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses). 

Alumni Steering Committee

Mary Killpack, BSN, MSN - Class of 1967

Mary’s 45-year nursing career was dedicated to improving the quality of lives through direct patient care, program development and health care instruction. Now retired, she volunteers to help people navigate today's healthcare system.

Alumni Steering Committee

Kim (Wederquist) Miller, RN - Class of 1979 

Kim has spent a lifetime giving back as a caring and compassionate nurse. She was driven to provide the best nursing care she could and be there for teammates and patients in emotionally-driven situations.

Alumni Steering Committee

Laura M. Prochaska - Class of 2021

Laura is passionate about education, serving as a health sciences teacher and CTE (career and technical education) department head. She has more than 15 years of proven leadership in training design and delivery.


Alumni Steering Committee

Lois (Wahl) Stebbins, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS - Class of 1976 

Lois’s career highlights include service as an informatics nurse specialist, senior I.T. technical trainer and nursing instructor. She has worked all over the country – from North Platte, NE, to Honolulu, HI.

NMC faculty representatives

Deb Carlson, PhD
Nebraska Methodist College

Jeannie Hannan, PhD., DipACLM, NBC-HWC, ACSM-HFD, ACUE, CWPC
Certified Wellness Coach & Lifestyle Medicine Coach
Associate Professor/Health Promotion Program Director

Susie Ward, PhD, RN
Accreditation Specialist, Scott Scholars Program Coordinator
Diverse Nurse Faculty Scholars Program & Professor of Nursing 

Student representative

Gabrial Dornacker
Traditional BSN Program
Student Government President

Alumna representing Nebraska Methodist Health System

Jan Morgan, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CCRN-K
Service Executive/Patient Care Administration
Class of 1998