The Lincoln County Child Abuse Prevention Council has been in operation since 1990 and consists of professionals and individuals from within the community.  The Council is based in North Platte, Nebraska.  

Current active council members and the agencies they represent include:

Nan Hynes, Great Plains Health

Laura Davis, Health and Human Services - Children and Family Services

Harriet Spelts, Health and Human Services - Child Care Licensing

Melissa Robinson, Early Childhood Program  - North Platte Public Schools

Mary Plaster, Walmart Distribution Center

Caroline Sabin, Families 1st Partnership 

Janet Livingston, West Central District Health Department

Stephaine Morse, Platte River Counseling

Megan Harwager, Nebraska Children's Home Society & Right Turn

Bruce Piercy, Boys Town

Angela Hipp, Community Connections Mentoring

Samantha Byrnes, Platte River Counseling

Shirleen Smith, Rape/Domestic Abuse Program 

The Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month.  For more information about upcoming meetings email us at