MW Officers

Midwestern Officers

Updated September 15, 2020

Board Officers – Voting Members

General Chair


Betsy Purcell (2022)

Stefanie Martinez (2021)

Omaha NE 68144

Omaha NE 68046



Administrative Vice Chair

Finance Chair

Toby Rees (2022)

Tony Storer (2022)

Papillion, NE 68046

Lincoln NE 68526



Senior Vice Chair

Senior Athlete Representative

Jimmy Parmenter (2022)

Marti Walstad (2021)

Omaha NE 68102

Lincoln NE



Age Group Vice Chair

Junior Athlete Representative

Emma McEntarffer (2021)

Diana Brailita (2022)

Lincoln NE 68506

Hastings NE



Coach Representative

Athlete At Large

Katherine Anglin (2022)

Maris Grabill (2021)

Omaha NE 68116

Omaha NE



Safe Sport (appointed)

Secretary (Staff-non-voting)

Aidan Cho (2022)

Betty Kooy

LaVista NE 68128

Hastings NE 68901



Delegate At Large

Delegate At Large

Jeff Nelson (2022)

Debra Pearson (2021)

Omaha NE 68114

Treynor IA 51571



Delegate At Large


Sam Bach (2021)


Lincoln NE 68505




Registration Chair (appointed)

Technical Chair

Scot Sorensen (2021)

Jay Thiltgen (2021)

Waterloo NE 68069

Elkhorn NE 68011



Officials Chair

Operational Risk Chair

Steve Marchitelli (2021)

Lori Howard (2021)

Omaha NE 68154

Lincoln NE 68504



Non-Voting BOD Members (HOD Voting Members)

Governance Committee Chair (Appt)

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Chair (Appt)

Carol Olson

Thor Larson

Papillion NE 68133

Omaha NE 68115



HOD Athletes At Large

Committee Assignment

Grace Thiltgen (Elkhorn)


Isabelle Berlin (Omaha)


Ashton Bailey (Lincoln)

Safe Sport

Emily Licht (Sioux City)

Safe Sport

Lily Cunningham (LaVista)

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Hannah Hailu (Omaha)

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion





Midwestern Committees


Executive Committee

Administrative Review Committee

Betsy Purcell

Bill Haney (2022)

Toby Rees

Dan Brailita (2022)

Jimmy Parmenter

Gary Olson (2022)

Emma McEntarffer


Tony Storer


Katherine Anglin


Marti Walstad (athlete)


Diana Brailita (athlete)


Betty Kooy (Ex Officio)




Sanction Committee

Governance Committee

Betsy Purcell

Toby Rees (2021)

Toby Rees

Nikki Schliegelmilch (2022)

Jimmy Parmenter

Carol Olson - Chair (2023)

Emma McEntarffer

Grace Thiltgen (2022 – athlete)

Jay Thiltgen


Diana Brailita (athlete)


Maris Grabill (athlete)


Betty Kooy (Ex Officio)




Finance Committee

Officials Committee

Tony Storer

Steve Marchitelli, Chair (2021)

Stefanie Martinez

Bill Haney (2020)

Betsy Purcell

Dan Brailita (2020)

Toby Rees

Jack Zimmerman (2022)

HOD member

Jim Hall (2021)

Marti Walstad (athlete)

Lori Howard (2022)


Debra Pearson (2021)


Marti Walstad (athlete)


Isabelle Berlin (athlete)

Appointments by General Chair with consent of the Board of Directors