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Goals

  • Develop guidelines and standards for the operation of the Gamblers Assistance Program
  • Direct distribution and disbursement of money in the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund (CGAF)
  • Develop standards to:
    • Train and certify problem gambling counselors
    • Evaluate and approve counselor applications
    • Review and advise the Governor and the Nebraska Legislature regarding evaluation data
    • Oversee and authorize the use of funds for treatment, education and prevention regarding problem gambling
  • Engage in other activities it finds necessary to carry out the duties defined by the Nebraska Legislature with the passage of LB 6 in 2013

Mission

The mission of the Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program is to counter the negative impact of gambling addiction with effective, evidence-based prevention and treatment services for Nebraskans and their families.

 

Team

Commissioners

Cameron Arch, Omaha

Jeffrey Bomberger, Lincoln

Kelly Lambert, Trumbull

Mark Canada, Hastings

Paul Leckband, Norfolk

Susan Lutz, Norfolk

Dr. Robert Muelleman, Omaha

James Patterson, Papillion

Todd Zohner, Stanton

Staff

David Geier, Executive Director
402-471-4450
david.geier@nebraska.gov

Anne McCollister, PEOII
402-471-4451
anne.mccollister@nebraska.gov

 

Documents

Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes

2019

August 16, 2019

Agenda

Minutes

 

May 17, 2019

Agenda

Minutes

 

March 15, 2019

Agenda

 

 

2018

November 16, 2018

Agenda

Minutes

 

August 17, 2018

Agenda

Minutes

 

May 11, 2018

Agenda

Minutes

 

March 1, 2018

Agenda

Minutes

 

2017

December 1, 2017

Agenda

Minutes

 

September 22, 2017

Agenda

Minutes

 

July 21, 2017

Agenda

Minutes

 

May 19, 2017

Agenda

Minutes

 

March 24, 2017

Agenda, Revised

Minutes

 

2016

October 21, 2016

Agenda

Minutes

 

July 29, 2016

Agenda

Minutes

 

May 20, 2016

Agenda (Revised)

Minutes

 

March 10, 2016

Agenda

Minutes

 

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