Communications Contacts


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Jeffrey Powell
Jeff Powell
Interim Communications Director
(402) 471-6223

Lead and oversee all communications efforts for the Department. Directs appropriate strategies and tactics for media and public relations. Support engagement activities that ensure effective targeted messaging, and platform utilization to reach all stakeholders. Additionally, Jeff currently handles Children and Family Services media relations.

Marketing & Communications Team

Alycia Davis
Marketing & Communications Specialist III​
(402) 471-1449
Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities
Allan Urlis 
Marketing & Communications Specialist III
(402) 471-16585
Public Health

Collin Spilinek
Marketing & Communications Specialist III
(531) 739-7920

Medicaid & Long-Term Care
Erin Maier 
Marketing & Communications Specialist
(402) 471-9313
Human Resources​
Cedric Perkins​​
Community Engagement Specialist

Ilana Lewis
Internal Marketing & Communications Specialist

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Administrative Programs ​Office​r
Gretell Hurtado
(402) 471-9772​

Digital Team

Mark Haggar
Digital & Multimedia Manager
(402) 840-0711
Directs processes for video and audio productions, website and other digital content.
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​Judy Barker​​
Lead Graphic Designer
(402) 471-9158

Multimedia/Graphic Designer  

Greg Votava
(402) 471-4612
Webmaster - Public and Employee Websites
​​Diana Duran
Assistant Webmaster/Advocate
(402) 471-6035

Department of Health & Human Services
Mailing Address

Nebraska State Office Building
3rd floor

P.O. Box 95026
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln NE 68509