Bobby Loud

Network Coordinator

Phone: (402) 706.8801


Bobby Loud founded the Nebraska Foster Parent Advocacy Network in January 2017 and has served as its network coordinator since its inception. Within this role, Loud works directly with other community-based agencies, nonprofit organizations and key stakeholders. This effort ensures that resources are available to adequately support foster parents and policy initiatives that best serve their needs.

A licensed foster parent through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for more than five years, Loud has helped numerous out-of- home care male teens reach their placement goals.

In addition, Loud works as an advocate for foster parents’ rights to ensure their needs and concerns are shared with state, local and agency administrators. Through NFPAN, Loud works to provide the highest quality of care to youth in order to attain their best outcomes.

Loud’s community involvement includes work as the founder and executive director of New Beginnings Transformation program, which provided housing and counseling support to ex-offenders returning to our communities. He also serves on the board of directors for Youth Care and Beyond, Building Bright Futures and Early Childhood Services.

A father to a 17-year-old son, Loud works as an academic adviser for the School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Parwin Ibrahimi

Administrative Associate


Parwin Ibrahimi serves as administrative associate providing direct guidance, advising and technical support to achieve NFPAN’s strategic goals.

Ibrahimi has an extensive background in administrative services, which includes the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the U.S. Armed Services. Ibrahimi shares her wealth of knowledge with foster parents, agencies and key stakeholders to assist in NFPAN’s mission to identify best practices that ensure youth in care have the highest quality of services.

A licensed foster parent with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, she provides care for teens in foster care.

Ibrahimi enjoys spending her free time with her four children and traveling.

Amadi Watts

Foster Parent Liaison

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Amadi Watts serves as NFPAN’s foster parent liaison and has been instrumental in the establishment of the nonprofit organization.

A licensed foster parent through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Watts provides care for male youth between 8 and 14 years of age. Watts’ passion for helping at-risk youth came from his work as an intervention specialist with Omaha Public Schools, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, and NorthStar Foundation.

Watts works to ensure that vital information and resources critical to foster parents are shared to those within the network. He also serves as a direct resource for foster parents by providing intervention tools that help youth reach success while in home care.

An advocate for community involvement, Watts has provided care for more than 10 foster children. He spends his free time volunteering for local nonprofit organizations and schools that offer education and behavior support to youth in the foster system.