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19 Creighton Alumni Elected to Nebraska Offices

19 Creighton Alumni Elected to Nebraska Offices

Nineteen Creighton University graduates were elected to Nebraska political offices following the recent election. Offices ranged from Congressional appointments to the Nebraska legislature to local community boards.

“Creighton alumni take service to others very seriously and these individuals have found political involvement as a way to give back,” said Diane Dougherty Crowley, BA’ 82, assistant vice president for Alumni Relations.

Outlined below are the offices and the Creighton University alumni who will serve in those positions.

United States Senate
Michael O. Johanns, JD’74, HON’99

United States House of Representatives District 2
Lee Terry, JD’87

Nebraska Legislature District 7
Jeremiah J. Nordquist, BA’04

Nebraska Legislature District 11
Brenda Warren Council, JD’77

Douglas County Commissioner District 1
Michael Boyle, BSBA’73, JD’77

Douglas County Commissioner District 3
Christopher T. Rodgers, BA’92, MBA’99

Douglas County Commissioner District 5
Marc G. Kraft, BSMth’71

University of Nebraska Board of Regents
Timothy F. Clare, MBA’92, JD’92

Board of Governors Metro Community College District 2
Fred L. Conley, JD’80

Board of Governors Metro Community College District 3
Anthony J. Sorrentino, BSBA’76, JD’81

Board of Governors Metro Community College District 4
Stephen L. Brock, ARTS’86, MS’00

Learning Community Coordinating Council District 2
Ernest W. Chambers, BA’59, JD’78
Justin T. Wayne, BSBA’03, JD’05

Omaha Public Schools Board Subdistrict 10
Kersten Schwarz Borer, BSW’96

Learning Community Coordinating Council District 6
James W. Thompson, MBA’72

Ralston Board of Education
Linda Ash Richards, BA’94

Metropolitan Utilities District Board
Thomas F. Dowd, BSBA’61, JD’63

Omaha Public Power District Metropolitan Subdivision
Anne Dyer McGuire, BSN’73

Papio-Missouri River NRD Subdistrict 5
Richard J. Tesar, JD’84