Shonna Werth, Assistant Vice President of Early Childhood Programs
Shonna lives at Johnson Lake, Nebraska with her husband, Lance. For the last 14 years, Shonna worked in Central and Western Nebraska with licensed child care providers as a Child Care Inspection Specialist for the State of Nebraska, DHHS, Division of Public Health, Children’s Services Licensing. Shonna has led the Communities for Kids work in the Lexington area with a focus on early childhood workforce, quality building, and increasing capacity for low-income families.
Prior to working for the State of Nebraska, she worked in the mental health field for 10 years in Kansas. Shonna graduated from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s in Psychology. Lance and Shonna have two adult children: Andrea, who is a middle school teacher in Texas and Christopher who is in the US Marine Corps.