Mayor Jean Stothert has appointed an executive from Union Pacific as the newest MECA board member.  

Diane Duren, who is an executive vice president, was chosen to replace Jim Vokal, whose term expires on May 9th.

Duren has served on boards for several local organizations.  She will be the only female on the five member board.

MECA is a nonprofit organization responsible for the operation of CenturyLink Center Omaha, TD Ameritrade Park and the Omaha Civic Auditorium.