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About Us

The mission of Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) is to improve children’s health through Healthy Homes.

We are a children's environmental health nonprofit whose mission is to improve children's health through healthy homes. Our main goal is to bring awareness and education to families in the city about environmental hazards in the home, and how these hazards can impact our health. We believe that education is fundamental for empowering people and creating change, and we provide construction upgrades to eligible clients that improve the health of their homes and families.

We strive to create environmental equality in Omaha for all by offering education on health hazards in the home, tenant legal rights, environmental testing, construction upgrades, and information on the community resources available in the city.

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Kiernan Scott

Executive Director

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Nicole Caputo-Rennels

Director of Housing

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Kat Vinton

Family Housing Manager

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Ian Sheets

Manager of Grants and Finance

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Shelby Larson

Manager of Community Engagement

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Benny Huerta

Outreach Coordinator

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Joanna Rodriguez

Field Coordinator

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Maret Wibel

Administrative Coordinator


Executive Director - Kiernan Scott
Chair - Chris Swanson

Board Members

  • Chris Swanson
  • Jason Hagan
  • Jeffrey Cooper, MD
  • Jill Hanson, MD
  • Megan Connelly
  • Jeremy Maskell
  • Shannon Melton
  • Kiley Petersmith
  • Nicholas J. Thielen
  • Rachel Cole
  • Rami S. Hanash

Read why a Healthy Home matters to David

Why We
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Why We Do This

OHKA is helping people in a unique way. There are few things as sacred to people as their homes, and we make their homes safe and healthy.

– Nicole Caputo-Rennels, Director of Housing Services