Contact Information

SMPS Nebraska
P.O. Box 390093
Omaha, NE 68139-0093



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Please note the refund policy below. No-shows will receive an invoice after the event.  All invoices for no-shows or non-payment at the time of the event will include a $10 invoicing fee and will be due upon receipt.

All sales are final.  No refunds unless requested 3 business days prior to an event in writing or by email.  Refunds for workshops require notice 5 business days prior to the event in writing or by email.  There is a 15% cancellation fee for all refunds.  Credits may be issued to be used for future event registrations in lieu of refund.

Meeting/Event Information

Higher Education: A Panel of Experts

January 16, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

3125 S 72nd Street
Omaha, NE 68124

Join SMPS for our Client Panel on Higher Education. Meet key players in the facilities management and campus planning departments of several Nebraska college and university systems. Our panel will consist of representatives from the University of Nebraska System, the Nebraska State College System and Metropolitan Community College. Learn how best to communicate with the decision makers and how Business Development professionals can gain insight to future campus plans and expansions. This event is extremely popular and seating is limited, so register today.

Our panelists for this event are:

  • Coale Johnson- Architect/Project Manager II at Creighton University 
  • Lindsay Neemann- Assistant Director of Capital Planning & Architecture, Metropolitan Community College
  • Brooke Hay- Director Capital Construction at University of Nebraska


Lindsay has worked for Metropolitan Community College for seven years in evolving roles including sustainability, campus planning, architectural coordination, and project management. She manages major capital construction projects from inception and planning until completion, including the recently completed $90 million Fort Omaha expansion project. Her previous work was in small to medium architecture firms in St Louis, Missouri and Salt Lake City, Utah in sustainable construction, architectural design, and project management. She is married with a small, but mighty, 1-1/2 year-old daughter, and loves living, walking, and playing in midtown Omaha.

Brooke Hay is Director of Capital Construction with Facilities Planning and Construction at the University of Nebraska. She focuses on program management, customer service, project metrics, resource development and compliance.  The program level coordination includes all projects of $500,000 or more and others as needed at UNK, UNL, and UNO and outstate facilities.  With a team of 10 (engineers, architects, construction managers and an interior designer) these capital projects are led from conceptualization through warranty, with different delivery methods and project partners, clients and stakeholders.  Brooke is also a member of the Executive Planning committee at UNL. 

Coale Johnson works for Creighton University as Facilities Management / Campus Architect. He is a broadly experienced architect and has been licensed in Nebraska since 1995. Johnson graduated from Southeast Community College – Milford in 1975 and worked for a General Contractor/Developer for 7 years before working for the architectural firm Roger Schutte & Associates. He then began working as the Campus Architect at Creighton University in 2009.  His role includes master planning, project management, project scheduling, office operations, drawing reviews, coordinating projects with in-house project managers, review construction contracts, Recommendation of contractors, architects, and engineers with project specific. He provides construction administration for all projects on campus.


$25.00 Members

$49.00 Non-Members