Mary Visek was appointed Chief Probation Officer for District 4J in Omaha effective December 1, 2012.
Ms. Visek began her career as a probation officer in 1988 for then Probation District #11 in Omaha under then Chief Probation Officer Deb Minardi. In 1989 she was appointed Chief Deputy Probation Officer for the district, a position she held until 1994. In 2006 she returned to Probation and served as the Chief Deputy under the district’s current Chief Probation Officer, Ron Broich. Ms. Visek served as Acting Chief Probation Officer for District 4J from June 2012 to her appointment in December.
A graduate of Creighton University, Ms. Visek began her Probation career conducting presentence investigations and supervising a caseload of misdemeanor and felony probationers. As Chief Deputy, Ms. Visek was responsible for assisting her Chief Probation Officer in the day-to-day operations of the Douglas County Adult Probation Office. In addition to her roles as Chief Deputy and Acting Chief Probation Officer, Ms. Visek serves as a certified facilitator for the Real Colors Training.
In 2010 Ms. Visek received the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Leadership Award.
Always admired by those who supervised her, her colleagues and those who worked for her, Ms. Visek is an extraordinary person and a strong leader and is an asset to the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County and the Nebraska State Probation System.