|Name||Dwite A. Pedersen|
|Address||21440 Shamrock Road |
Elkhorn, Nebraska 68022, United States
|| October 20, 1941
|Died||March 16, 2021
Oct 20, 2021 11:54am
|Info||Dwite Andrew Pedersen |
Nebraska Legislature: 1992, 1996, 2000
Born Oct. 20, 1941, in Chamberlain, S.D.
Education: Graduate of Winner (S.D.) High School, 1960. Attended South Dakota State University and South Dakota Southern State Teachers College. Graduate of Doane College (B.A. in human relations), 1995.
Family: Wife, Priscilla; three children: Andrew, Michaela and Megan; six grandchildren.
Occupation: Private practice addictions counselor.
Former: accountant and business administrator for International Harvester Co.; lounge/restaurant owner; Boys Town counselor and administrator; rural South Dakota school teacher.
Member: Nebraska and National Associations of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors; Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce; Elkhorn Optimist Club (charter member); Elkhorn Eagles Club; Elkhorn Lions Club; St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Men's Club; Nebraska Child Care Workers' Association (past president). Has worked with youth in trouble for more than 35 years; contracts with Douglas County and the Nebraska Thoroughbred Racetracks to do drug/alcohol education, counseling and treatment; has written, directed and sponsored numerous adolescent alcohol/drug prevention retreats.