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Gov. Ricketts Announces Appointments to Boards and Commissions

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Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Announces Appointments to Boards and Commissions


LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced recent appointments he has made to fill Nebraska’s boards and commissions.


The following appointees are unpaid and are not subject to Legislative confirmation:


Nebraska Aquaculture Board

Jamey J. Jameson, Bladen


Commission for the Protection of Children

Honorable Michael Burns, Hastings

Erin A. Konecky, Lincoln

Joshua Midgett, Lincoln

Tracy M. Scherer, Omaha

Bobbi Taylor, Lincoln


State Comprehensive Capital Facilities Planning Committee

David R. Cary, Lincoln

Barbara J. Gay, Columbus

Janet Johnson, Chadron


Conveyance Advisory Committee

Gregory J. Virant, Omaha


Board of County Highway and City Street Superintendents

Chris P. Jacobsen, Broken Bow

Timothy W. Ryan, Keystone

Nebraska Dairy Industry Development Board

Kent W. Pulfer, Wayne

Douglas Temme, Wayne

William L. Thiele, Clearwater


Advisory Committee on Developmental Disabilities

Dianne D. DeLair, Lincoln

Linda S. Jespersen, Alliance

Cathy Martinez, Lincoln

Lisa S. Pruitt, Alliance

Lorie Regier, Madrid

Debbie E. Salomon, Omaha

Mary Ann Schiefen, Omaha

Michelle M. Summers, MSN, RN, Lincoln


Early Childhood Education Endowment Board of Trustees

John Levy, Omaha


Board of Engineers and Architects

Jason L. Suelter, P.E., S.E., Lincoln


Commission on Indian Affairs

Arthur Harvey, Gordon


Jail Standards Board

Bruce M. Ferrell, Elkhorn

Judicial Nominating Commission – Separate Juvenile Court – Douglas County

Lisa Johnson, Omaha

Thomas F. Sanderson, Omaha


Judicial Resources Commission

Roxanne Rae Kracl, Fremont


Nebraska Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Judge Joel B. Jay, North Platte

Jill Schubauer, Gibbon


Governor’s Council to Keep Nebraska Beautiful

Angela M. Ullman, Omaha


Women’s Health Initiative Advisory Council

Robert C. Drvol, Jr., M.D., Bennington


Wyuka Cemetery Board of Trustees

Lloyd D. Hinkley, Lincoln


The following appointees are unpaid and subject to Legislative confirmation:


Board of Emergency Medical Services

Michael Bailey, Westerville

Todd Hovey, McCook

Dion J. Neumiller, North Platte

Carolyn Petersen, Valentine

Michael Sheridan, Omaha


Nebraska Environmental Trust Board

Felix B. Davidson, Valley


State Board of Health

John L. Kuehn, D.V.M., Heartwell

Daniel J. Rosenthal, P.E., Lincoln


Nebraska Oil and Gas Commission

Dallen R. Juelfs, Lincoln


Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards

Roger Figard, Lincoln

John F. Krager III, Omaha

Lisa Kramer, Kennard

Steven D. Rames, Wayne

Darold E. Tagge, Holdrege

Timothy W. Weander, Omaha


State Racing Commission

Shane J. Greckel, Bloomfield


Rural Health Advisory Commission

April J. Dexter, Amelia

Martin L. Fattig, Auburn

Jessye A. Goertz, Berwyn

Benjamin R. Iske, Bridgeport

Lynette D. Kramer, Albion


Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges

Marjean C. Terrell, Hay Springs


Thank you to the many Nebraskans that generously give their time and talent to make a difference in our state.  These appointments will provide crucial insight and expertise to their respective boards, committees, and commissions.  To learn about openings and apply to serve on a board or commission, go to