Ann Rouke, CFRE
Ann has about 30 years of fundraising and development experience. She served for 27 years as Director of Development for the Christian Urban Education Service (CUES) in Omaha. CUES was responsible for providing financial support for one, and eventually 2 more, inner-city elementary schools. Work with corporate leaders, community volunteers and donors provided millions of dollars in support for Omaha’s lowest-income students. Ann later served as Philanthropy Officer for Food Bank for the Heartland, helping to raise much-needed support for Nebraska and Iowa’s food-insecure individuals and families.
Ann served as President of the Nebraska Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and served 3 years as a national delegate. She holds the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive with that organization. Ann earned her B.S. degree from Marymount College, Kansas and has been an active member of Omaha Kiwanis for many years.