Joann M. Herrington

Joann M. HerringtonHome Address: 6155 Stone Gate Court, Lincoln, NE 68516

District Representing: Fifth

Board Member Since: January 2023

Term Expires: December 2026


College(s) and Degrees From Each: Union College, B.S. in Music Education; La Sierra University, M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Certification as Math Specialist, K-3.

High School: Platte Valley Academy

Year Graduated: 1970

Professional Development, Conferences/Workshops Related to Community Colleges or Higher Education: Attended Association of Community College Trustees Legislative Seminar February 2011


Current Employer: Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

Current Position/Title: Superintendent of Education

Past Employment Summary: Superintendent of Education (part-time), Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Kansas City, Kansas, since 2021; Academic Coach for Grades K-2 teachers, Grade 1 teacher, and Math/Reading Interventionist for Grades K-5, Lincoln Public Schools, 2009-2019; Associate Professor of Education, Division of Human Development, Union College, 2003-2009; Superintendent of Education/Communications Director/Grant Writer, Central States Conference of SDA, Kansas City, Kansas, 1999-2003.

Professional Organizations/Offices Held: Member, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Member, Regional Education Superintendent’s Association; Secretary, Board of Education, Central States Conference of SDA; Member, Board of Education, Mid-America Union Conference of SDA.

Involvement: P.E.O. Program Committee Member; Allon Chapel SDA Prison Ministry (currently suspended due to COVID-19); Women of Spirit Planning Committee; Faculty Representative for Belmont Elementary School, Lincoln Education Association; Chair, Multicultural Committee, Belmont Elementary School; Belmont Representative, Superintendent’s Teachers Council (retired in 2019).