Bev Tollefsen

Bev is a Medical Technologist working in the lab both in a hospital setting and clinic setting, where was a supervisor of lab and x-ray. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and did her internship at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha. She enjoys being part of the medical team being there to help the doctors by providing them with lab results that aid in diagnosis and treatment of the patient. She and her husband Jim have lived in Aurora over 40 years. They have two adult sons and a three year old granddaughter. She enjoys tennis, yoga, Aqua Zumba, walking, biking and traveling. She's a big Husker fan especially enjoying football, volleyball and baseball. She loves spending time with family and friends enjoying many of her hobbies with them. Known to family and friends as a coffee snob-just loves great coffee. She has a passion to reach out and help others. She wants to share that passion by helping young girls and woman that have been abused in so many ways. 

Ande is an Aurora native, born and raised in Nebraska.  She studied Psychology/Sociology at UNL/UNK for 3 years.  She has lived in Phoenix, AZ for the past 12 years where she was a licensed HOA Community Manager, in charge of 16 homeowners associations.  She has dealt with a diverse range of personalities and situations.  She was named AACM's (Arizona Association of Community Management) Manager of the year L1 ( Level one) for the State of Arizona in 2012.  She is a member of the Phoenix Police Dept Multi-Crime free Program, AACM, P.E.O., APARN, (Arizona Pug Rescue), AACM Events Committee, Christ Presbyterian Church where she was a Deacon for 3 years, secretary for 2, and Beta Sigma Phi.  She also is a coffee snob much like Bev, and loves the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She believes in obtaining wellness and helping people obtain it all she can.  She is looking into going back to school and obtaining a degree in psychology in some fashion in either nursing or counseling.

Theresa is the founder and executive director at Sozo Family Services. She received her Master of Art's degree in Counseling from Doane College in 2011. She brings experiences from corrections for minors and adults. She has worked in the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women for 3 years providing substance abuse and mental health counseling services. She currently has a broad array of experiences as a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP). She is also Provisionally Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (PLADC). She is on the Nebraska probation approved provider's list as an approved provider for substance abuse evaluations. Her mission to start Sozo Family Services began with a passion for treating women's issues in recovery and mental wellness. Her desire is to help women reach their full potential, even though their lives have experienced trauma and addiction. She believes that "wellness is attainable."






Tambi Spitz Kilhefner

Founding BOARD MEMBERS

Fairy Hattan

Dr. Thomas Wilson Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist grew up in a variety of locations including several states, Israel, and Malaysia. He attended Park College (now University) where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology in 1999.  Dr. Wilson graduated from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri with a Doctor of Psychology degree in 2007. His internship was completed at the Dakota Counseling Institute in Mitchell, South Dakota. He completed his Post Doctorate work at the Hastings Regional Center.  Dr. Wilson has worked with a variety of populations including substance abuse, sex offenders, and the majorly mentally ill. He has previously worked in the community doing community mental health. Dr. Wilson began his career with the Department of Corrections in May 2011 as a Clinical Psychologist. He served as the interim Mental Health Supervisor until being promoted to the position of Clinical Psychologist Supervisor on November 16, 2015.  

Theresa Arnett Nickolaus


Sandy Yager

Dr. Thomas Wilson

Fairy has had a life-long involvement in children’s spiritual education that dates back to high school, when she taught preschool children in Sunday School.  For over 30 years, she and her husband, Rick, have served as Awana Missionaries to Nebraska and Southeast Wyoming, training Awana leaders, conducting leader conferences, starting new clubs, and equipping ministry team members.  Awana Clubs operate through the local church and brim with life-enriching experiences for young people, as well as provide consistent, positive teaching every week – training that nurtures strong moral and spiritual values.  She serves in her church’s Awana Club, and directs their Vacation Bible School ministry, working with volunteers and children. Fairy also teaches private piano lessons.  She and Rick have four children and six grandchildren.

Ande Allen

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