Board of Directors

  • Dr. Robert Langdon

    Robert Langdon

    Dr. Robert Langdon was John's oncologist during his 26 month battle with lung cancer.  His knowledge of cancer and the latest in advances make him an integral part of our Board.  Dr. Langdon received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.  He received his board certification in Internal Medicine and his certification in Medical Oncology.  He is director of Bergan Mercy Hospice and serves on the board for Hospice House.  Dr. Langdon is the Assistant Medical Director at the Nebraska Methodist Cancer Center.

  • Jacquie Estee

    Jacquie Estee
  • Scott Hazelrigg

    Scott HazelriggScott Hazelrigg is the President of the NorthStar Foundation, which he founded in 2007. The 501(c)(3) charitable organization was created to address greater Omaha’s most critical unmet needs for male youth in before and after-school programming. (

    Scott Hazelrigg is a three-term member of the Westside Schools Board of Education. Hazelrigg was first elected to the Board in 1998, re-elected in 2004 and 2010. Throughout his tenure, he has held the positions of President of the Board, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

    Hazelrigg holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska College of Law (Lincoln, NE) and is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association.  Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX) and is a graduate of Westside High School, attending the former Arbor Heights Junior High School and Loveland Elementary School.

    Hazelrigg and his wife, Denise, reside in District 66, with their family.  

  • Shawna Kasner Hannam

    Shawna Kasner Hannam Shawna Kasner-Hannam has been a friend of the Atkinson family for over a decade.  Shawna is committed to oncology and to lung cancer, as she has been a Sr. Executive Sales Specialist at Lilly Oncology for the past 13 years.  She specializes in chemotherapy for lung cancer patients.

    Shawna completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Drake University in Des Moines, IA.  She currently serves on Drake’s Alumni Board of Directors.

    Shawna and her husband, Dave, live in Omaha with their 9 year old son, Logan.  Shawna enjoys traveling, entertaining, and investing.  She is committed to carrying on John’s legacy and raising awareness about lung cancer.  Shawna is passionate about the John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation, fighting cancer, and making a difference.

  • Todd Ricketts