Current Nebraska Commissioners

Meet your current Nebraska Tourism Commissioners. 

District 1 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2019
Roger Dixon

President of Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority 

455 N. 10th St
Omaha, NE 68102

402-341-1500    
[email protected]

 

District 2 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2021
John Chapo

President and CEO of Lincoln Children’s Zoo

1222 S. 27th St 
Lincoln, NE 68502

402-475-6741    
[email protected]

 

District 3 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2023
Jeanna Stavas

Owner and Innkeeper of Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast

2018 6th Ave
Nebraska City, NE 68410

402-873-5850    
 [email protected]

 

District 4 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2023
Roger Kuhn

Assistant Director of Nebraska Game & Parks Commission     

2200 N. 33rd St., PO Box 30370 
Lincoln, NE 68503

402-471-0641
[email protected]

 

District 5 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2021
Darrin Barner

National Recruiting Specialist for Heritage Homes of Nebraska

PO Box 111
Laurel, NE 68745

402-316-0100

[email protected]

 

District 6 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2019
Deb Loseke

Executive Director of the Columbus/Platte County CVB  

753 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE  68601

402-564-2769
[email protected]

 

District 7 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2021
Ashley Olson

Executive Director of the Willa Cather Foundation           

413 N. Webster
Red Cloud, NE 68970

402-746-2653
[email protected]

 

District 8 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2019
Roger Jasnoch

Executive Director of Kearney Visitors Bureau                    

1007 2nd Ave, PO Box 607  
Kearney, NE 68848-0607

308-237-3161
[email protected]

 

District 9 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2023
Sarah Sortum

Ecotourism Provider for Calamus Outfitters

83518 Gracie Creek Ave
Burwell, NE 68823

308-346-4643
 [email protected]

 

District 10 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2021
Barry McFarland

Owner of Mac’s Creek Vineyards and Winery

43315 Rd 757
Lexington, NE 68850

308-324-0440
[email protected]

 

District 11 Representative: Term expires April 1, 2019
Starr Lehl

Scottsbluff Economic Development Director

2525 Circle Drive
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

308-630-6213
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