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State Senate (Nebraska 11)


Family: Husband: Otha; 2 Adult Children

Home: Omaha, Nebraska

Education: BS, Secondary Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974 JD, Creighton University, 1977

Profession: Of Counsel, Whitner Law Firm, present Judge, Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations, 2001-2005 Attorney, Polk, Waldman, Wickman and Council, 2002 Partner, Kutak Rock, 1998-2002 Senior Contracts Counsel/Senior Real Estate Counsel/Senior Labor Counsel, Union Pacific Railroad, 1980-1998 Field Attorney, National Labor Relations Board, 1977-1980 Board Member, Community Bank of Nebraska Visiting Professor, Creighton Law School Board Member, Creighton University Medical Center Board Member, Nebraska Aids Project Board Member, Nebraska Community Foundation New Community Development Corporation Board Member, Norwest Bank Advisory Board Attorney, Polk, Waldman, Wickman and Council Faculty Member, Railroad and Airline Labor Law, American Bar Association, American Legal Institute Board Member, Salvation Army Board Member, Susan A. Buffett Foundation Board Member, United Way of the Midlands University of Nebraska Medical Center Institutional Review Board Board Member, Urban League of Nebraska Board Member, North Branch, YMCA (Young Men's Catholic Association)

Political: Senator, Nebraska State Legislature, 2008-present Candidate, Mayor of Omaha, 1994, 1997 2nd District Representative/President, Omaha Board of Education, 1982-1993 Delegate to Thailand, American Council of Young Political Leaders, 1993 Member, Omaha City Council, 1993 President, Omaha Board of Education 1989-1993 Member, Creighton University Law School Advisory Board Member, Nebraska Board of Educational Lands and Funds Member, Nebraska Commission on Post Secondary Education Board Member, Nebraska School Boards Association Executive Committee, North Omaha Development Project

Congressional Membership: President, National Caucus of Black School Board Members

Organization Membership: Member, Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of Omaha Member, Charles Drew health Center Foundation Member, Latino Center of the Midlands Member, Omaha Chamber of Commerce's Minority Economic Development Council Member, Executive Committee of the North Omaha Development Project Member, Bar of the United States District Court of Colorado/Wisconsin, Court of Appeals 5th/7th/8th/9th/10th Circuits, United States Supreme Court



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