Toni Roberts–Executive Director
Toni Roberts is the Executive Director of Volunteers Assisting Seniors. She joined VAS in June of 2022. Toni comes to us from OpenSky Policy Institute, a policy think tank located in Lincoln, NE, where she served as the Operations Manager. Toni has 5 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, exploring, cooking, reading, and playing board and card games. Toni also has a 16-year-old poodle named Molly who joins her at the office occasionally.
Scott Glaser–Program Director
Scott is a native of Rochester, MN, earned a bachelor’s degree in international business from Wartburg College in Waverly, IA, and a master’s degree in human development and leadership from Murray State University in Murray, KY. Scott has been a non-profit professional for over 25 years. He served multiple non-profit organizations in Denver, Colorado before moving to Nebraska in 2016. He most recently served as the executive director of Lutheran Service Corps before joining the VAS staff. Scott and his wife, Amy, live in Omaha with their mixed breed dog, Dobby. Scott enjoys listening to music and practicing his juggling skills with the Omaha Juggling Club.
Karen Didion–Communications Director
Karen is a native of Blair, NE and earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Karen started working for VAS in September of 2022, as Operations Assistant, a temporary position that was quickly changed to a permanent position at VAS. She is responsible for maintaining our social media and website as well as scheduling our counselors and numerous other tasks. She lost her husband to ALS in 2020 and is a mom to sweet 7-year-old boy. She enjoys spending time with her son, reading, doing projects around the house, and building Lego sets.
Kae Turco–Program Coordinator
Diana Palmer–Office Assistant
Hannah Pickell–Operations Assistant
Joseph Ninh–Operations Assistant