Welcome New Staff Members

Meet Organizer Reed Underwood! Reed joins NAPE having recently completed a master’s degree in Education Studies at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. While at UNL, Reed honed his organizing skills by leading the effort to unionize UNL teaching and research assistants. A native of Texas, Reed has had a diverse work experience and is committed to workers and organizing for greater power at the bargaining table and beyond. Reed is especially committed to state workers in Nebraska, as his wife works at the Nebraska Department of Revenue and is a proud NAPE member.

Meet intern Macy Miller! Macy is a native of Ohio and is a senior at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She is majoring in Global Studies and minoring in music. Macy is interested in global development & service and global resources & the environment. She is the clarinet section leader of the Cornhusker Marching Band and was a mentor for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute. She looks forward to learning more about NAPE members and assisting with our organizing efforts.

Meet intern Erika Vasek! Erika is a native of Omaha and is a senior at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She is majoring in Political Science with minors in history, law and business. In addition to being a member of the pre-law club, she is heavily involved in her sorority. She has volunteered with Nebraska Appleseed and was a legislative intern with the lobbying firm of Jensen-Rogert. She looks forward to assisting NAPE members and learning more about the due process rights of state employees.