Jeff Spiehs

Jeff Spiehs

Community Relations Manager

jspiehs@mapacog.org | (402) 444-6866 x214

Jeff  has been involved with the Heartland 2050 project since August 2013 focusing on public involvement, stakeholder engagement and facilitating the Equity and Engagement Committee. Jeff is a member of Leadership Omaha Class 39, Chair of the Advisory Board to ONE Omaha, Advisory Committee member to State Senator Tony Vargas, President of South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance, and Greater Omaha Young Professional Council member. Jeff was recently selected to participate in Next Generation Nebraska. A coalition of Nebraska State Senators and young professionals throughout the state that are under 40 to find bipartisan support for legislation that would impact the attraction and retention of young professionals in the state of Nebraska. Jeff is also a professional intermediary with Communities First Association, helping coach neighborhoods across the region to adopt Asset Based Community Development principles, and is an adjunct professor on the topic of community development. He holds degrees in land use economics and communications.