|Address||4815 S. 158 Circle |
Omaha, Nebraska 68135, United States
|| December 26, 1944
Feb 18, 2013 03:20pm
|Info||Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2012 |
Born Dec. 26, 1944, in LaSalle, Ill.
Education: Graduate of LaSalle-Peru Township High School, 1962; Lake Forest College (B.A.), 1966; University of Nebraska at Omaha (M.S.), 1970; University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Ph.D.), 1978.
Military service: U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1964-67.
Family: Married Bonnie Mae Gerrard, Dec. 26, 1966; two children: Jason and David.
Occupation: Educational consultant.
Former: Teacher; department head; curriculum coordinator; assistant principal; director of secondary education; high school principal.
Member: Southwest Kiwanis Club, Omaha, 2005-present; board of directors, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, 2004-present (assistant treasurer, vice-chairman, chairman); board of governors, Phi Delta Kappa Education Foundation, 2011-present; vice-chairman, Learning Community Coordinating Council of Douglas and Sarpy Counties (chairman, 2009-11).
Former member: Omaha City Parks Committee, 2010-12; Omaha 2000 Education Committee, 1993-2003; board of directors, Phi Delta Kappa, 1989-2003 (international president, 1999-2001); Omaha South/Southwest YMCA (board chairman, 1989-91); Leadership Omaha, class of 1987-88.
Honors and awards: 2007 Outstanding Administrator, Nebraska Music Educators Association; 2006 Friend of Education Award; 2000 and 2007 Nebraska State Region II Principal of the Year; 2006 National Principal of the Year, National Science Teachers Association.