• President



Nathan Jones is honored to serve as the 2018 President of the Omaha Jaycees. He has held the VP of Management seat for the previous 2 years.    

Nathan grew up in Northeast Kansas, but has called Nebraska home since 2008. He completed his BSBA at Midland University in 2011.

Outside of his philanthropic efforts, Nathan is a proud husband and father of twin daughters. He enjoys reading, the outdoors, and taking on a new challenging project. Nathan owns a consulting business and is also an aspiring professional sports official.

Nathan Jones  



  • Communications
  • Community Service


Communications Vice President  





Emily Boaz currently serves as the VP of Community.  Last years she held VP Management and Secretary roles.  She has also been on the TOYO! committee for the last 2 years.

Emily grew up in San Diego and graduated from Colorado State University – Fort Collins in 2012.  After college she got hired on by TIC a subsidiary of Kiewit and was brought out to Omaha in 2014. 

Outside of Jaycees and work, Emily is an avid tennis player and participates in leagues and tournaments in Omaha.  She also likes spending time doing arts and craft projects and hanging out with her dog Charlie (A Bordoodle – Border Collie and Poodle Mix).

VP Community Service  
Emily Boaz  



  • Individual Development
  • Management
  • Membership



Cliff McEvoy, MPA, MSL

Buford Foundation
McEvoy graduated from Saint Louis University and served as an Air Force officer for 6 1/2 years. He left with the rank of Captain and was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal.

McEvoy also earned an MPA from the University of Akron and an M.S. from Creighton University. McEvoy serves on Nebraskans for Civic Reform, the Greater Omaha Chamber’s Young Professionals Council, the Greater Omaha Chamber Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, and is president of Omaha Professionals United in Service. He is the executive director of the Buford Foundation.

VP Individual Development  
Cliff McEvoy  






VP Management  
Abby Blankenship  




Ethan Fickbohm currently serves as the VP of Membership for the Omaha Jaycees. He has been actively engaged with the Jaycees since 2017. 
Ethan grew up in Manhattan Kansas and attended Kansas State University where he received his BS in Marketing in 2014. After owning a coffee shop for 4 years in Manhattan, Ethan transitioned to become a partner in a consulting business in Omaha in 2016.
When he isn't glued to a computer screen or helping the Jaycees, Ethan enjoys reading and researching the stock market. He can also play the saxophone, guitar, and some piano. Ethan always enjoys being able to help out where he is needed.
VP Membership  
Ethan Fickbohm  



  • Secretary
  • Treasurer




Emily Boaz  



Grant Pille  



  • Advisor to the Board



Jennifer Anderson is the Perioperative Business Manager at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha; she is responsible for effective business operations and financial functions within the department of Surgical Services.  After spending nearly a decade as a patient at Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago, Jennifer knew her passion was to work in the children’s healthcare field.

Outside of work, Jennifer loves to volunteer with organizations dedicated to serving children.  One of her favorite yearly volunteer projects is with Camp CoHoLo, a summer camp for children impacted by cancer or blood disorders.  Jennifer has been a member of the Omaha Jaycees since 2013; she has served on the Board of Directors since 2014, including in the capacity of President in 2017.            

Jennifer is a native of Illinois and completed her Bachelor of Science at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale; she also holds a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia.  

After moving to Omaha in 2011 for a one-year fellowship, Jennifer thought she would only be in the city for a short tenure.  All these years later and Omaha has become her permanent place of residence.  Jennifer and her husband, Dan, were married in April 2018 on a sandy beach in Cancún, Mexico. 


Advisor to the Board  
Jennifer Anderson