Community Health & Performance Management 

Colleen Svoboda, Administrator
(402) 471-7779

  1. Guide statewide public health needs assessments and develop statewide plans to be implemented collaboratively by the Division of Public Health and stakeholders
  2. Guide Division of Public Health accreditation efforts including performance and quality improvement, workforce development, and strategic planning
  3. Support the local health departments to meet the 10 essential public health services

Jeff Armitage, Epidemiology Surveillance Coordinator
(402) 471-7733

  1. Coordinate the Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
  2. Provide data and evaluation support to state performance management system efforts
  3. Provide technical assistance to local health departments on planning, data collection, and data reporting

Maya Chilese, Strategic Plan Manager
(402) 471-0860

  1. Coordinate implementation of the Division of Public Health Strategic Plan
  2. Coordinate and support the Nebraska State Health Improvement Plan implementation
  3. Provide support for Division of Public Health performance management system
Pat DeLancey, Administrative Assistant
(402) 471-2353

Greg Moser, Program Coordinator
(402) 471-0709

  1. Serves as liaison between the Office of Community Health & Performance Management and local health departments
  2. Provides technical assistance and support to local health departments on intervention planning activities, quality improvement initiatives, and accreditation preparation
  3. Coordinates conferences and trainings for local health departments that strengthen capacity and enhance skills in program development and implementation 

Jeff Soukup, Performance Improvement Manager
(402) 471-0146

  1. Coordinates Division of Public Health accreditation preparation, performance management, and quality improvement efforts
  2. Provides technical assistance to local health departments upon request

Contact Information:
Community Health & Performance Management
301 Centennial Mall South
P. O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-2353
(402) 471-8259 (fax)