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Owlish Team

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Meet Our Team

Sarah Phelps Omaha

Sarah Phelps, Executive Director

Sarah is a Strategy + Creative Project Manager consulting with Collective Flow Consulting on communications projects worldwide.  Her passion for global equity, coupled with her lifelong advocacy for the LGBTQIA2S+ community, led her to Owlish when it's rapid growth necessitated a formal Executive Director. Sarah was delighted to step into that role.

Sarah brings 20+ years of non-profit and volunteer experience as well as award-winning professional experience building development programs, driving innovative thought, and leading diversity, equity, and inclusion groups. 

Heather Holmes

Heather Holmes

Founder + President of the Board

Passionate about impacting individuals, Heather is an entrepreneur, community activist, and sought after mentor who is encouraged daily by the strong women and feminists in her life. Heather has spent her career and sees her life’s works as advocating for inclusion and diversity, more specifically for older LGBTQ+ adults. 

Ralph Kellogg

Ralph Kellogg

Advisor + Board

Ralph is the AVP of Human Resources at Lutheran Family Services and Adjunct Instructor at Bellevue University. Ralph has a background in strategic planning, training, corporate communications, and labor union management. He is actively involved in social justice work, serving on the board of ACLU of Nebraska, Omaha Public Library Foundation, and the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands. Ralph received a B.S. and M.S. from Creighton University and a B.S. and MBA from Bellevue University.

Megan Moslander

Megan Moslander

President

Megan Moslander has a BA in Human Services and Applied Psychology and obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Her career has focused on fundraising, marketing, communications and event planning at several nonprofits. Megan is a member of the Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professional Council, Programming Co-Chair of AFP Nebraska and Advisory Board Member for The Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies.

Cynthia Lindenmeyer

Cynthia Lindenmeyer

Advisor + Board

Rev. Dr. Cynthia Lindenmeyer founded the virtual Sacred Activism Community and currently serves as a chaplain for American Public University System (APUS) and the American Military University (AMU). A graduate of the United States Military Academy, Cynthia earned her M.Div from Duke Divinity School and Doctor of Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary. Her passions include ministry through Spinning, Zumba, and Yoga. 

David Thompson

David Thompson

Advisor + Board

David is an attorney with the law firm of Carlson & Burnett, where his practice focuses on Elder Law, Medicaid planning, Veterans benefits, and guardianships. He has presented and published articles on end-of-life planning, elder abuse and a range of other topics. David is the Executive Editor of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys journal. He received his B.A. with high distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his master’s degree from Oxford University and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Carey Candrian

Carey Candrian

Vice President

Carey is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns Scholar. She received her MA in organizational communication and PhD in health communication from the University of Colorado and received post-doctoral training from the University of Lugano Switzerland. Her research explores how communication affects healthcare, specifically older LGBT adults.