Contact Information

William Nelson Volunteer Support Technician 2433 N.W. 24th Street
Lincoln NE 68524

Ned Holmes Program Support Specialist 6929 Mercy Rd
Omaha NE 68106


Committee Leadership

Mr. Paul Cohen State Chair Mr. Randy Langemeier Area 1 Chair
Mr. Carl (Nick) Novak Vice Chair Mr. Lynn Davis Area 2 Chair
Ms. Vicki VonLoh Ombudsman Director Mr. Joe Cook Area 3 Chair
Mr. Steve Moseley Public Affairs Director Mr. Jim Deuel Area 4 Chair
Mr. Steve Tellatin Military Outreach Director Mr. Steve Hokamp Area 5 Chair
Mr. Bruce Wood Employer Outreach Director Mr. Lou Wagner Area 6 Chair
Mr. Dennis Hayward Training Director Mr. Randy Amundson Area 7 Chair


ESGR, a Department of Defense office, is comprised of dedicated and trained volunteers and staff. We will develop and promote employer support for Guard and Reserve service by advocating relevant initiatives, recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of applicable laws, and resolving conflict between employers and service members.

ESGR informs and educates service members and their civilian employers regarding their rights and responsibilities governed by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). ESGR does not have statutory authority to enforce, but serves as a neutral, free resource to employers and service members. ESGR’s trained ombudsmen provide mediation of issues relating to compliance with USERRA.

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June 12, 2017Nebraska employers participate in annual training boss lift
LINCOLN, Neb. – Twenty-seven Nebraska employers were nominated to participate in an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve boss lift to Fort Riley, Kansas June 9 to observe unit members of the 1-134th Cavalry Squadron participating in annual training activities. Learn More.
June 08, 2017Tennessee ESGR State Chair Carl Lambert dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve State Chair Carl E. Lambert, age 71, died June 4.  He is preceded in death by parents Leslie and Sibble Lambert and sister Anna Sue Mead. 

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June 07, 2017HAR Transportation supervisor recognized by Department of Defense for patriotic support

LEXINGTON Neb. – Dan Heinemann, co-owner of HAR Transportation Inc. was presented with a Patriot Award June 7, by Vicki VonLoh, a Nebraska Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve volunteer in recognition of outstanding support of his employee serving in the Guard and Reserve.

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