Denise Pecha – Deputy Executive Director

Denise Pecha, LCSW (she/her/hers) serves as CityMatCH‘s Deputy Executive Director. Prior to that, she served as CityMatCH‘s Director of Programs for nearly a decade, providing direction and oversight to the education and training programs at CityMatCH.

Denise has a strong background in children’s welfare, most recently serving as the Director of Children’s Services at Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska. She is a gubernatorial appointee to the Nebraska Child Abuse Prevention Fund Board and a social worker and licensed mental health practitioner who brings experience and a passion for program development and talent management to CityMatCH.


As a married mother to 3 stepsons, 2 cats, and a border collie, she still finds time for kayaking, traveling, photography, and genealogy.

Join us for the 2024 CityMatCH Leadership and Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference in Seattle, WA.