Adoptions at our Pieloch Pet Adoption Center will be by appointment only to follow recommendations from local and national health authorities regarding social distancing. To make an appointment please call our Pieloch Pet Adoption Center at (402) 441-4488 ext 1. Our Admissions & Assessment Center is open but is only allowing one customer/party in the building, at a time. Please be patient, as our staff works to assist you. We ask for visitors to please wear a mask and practice social distancing when visiting either of our locations.

Our Team

Charleen Engberg

Charleen Engberg

Director of Outreach & Special Projects

Charleen Engberg is the Director of Outreach & Special Projects at Capital Humane Society. She has more than 25 years of animal shelter experience. Promoting animal welfare is her passion and she is pleased to work at Capital Humane Society

Charleen was head of the volunteer and education departments for animal shelters in Virginia and Montana and volunteered her time at local animal welfare organizations while living in Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Japan. In addition to experience with pets in a shelter setting, Charleen was the hospital manager for a veterinary hospital near Boston where she gained valuable experience about animal health issues. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska.

Charleen and her husband enjoyed living in and visiting many interesting places, yet are glad to be back home near family in Lincoln. They adore their adopted dog and two adopted cats from Capital Humane Society.