Home Address: P.O. Box 106,
Pickrell NE 68422
District Representing: First
Board Member Since: Nov. 18, 1997
Term Expires: December 2016
College(s) and Degrees from Each: Fairbury
Junior College (A.A.S. in Chemistry), University of
Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S. in Accounting)
High School: Wymore, NE.
Professional Development, Conferences/Workshops Related
to Community Colleges or Higher Education: Numerous state
and national conferences where education of Board members is the
Current Employer: RJF Consulting, CEO
Previous Employer (s): Retired from Beatrice
Board of Public Works as Director of Administrative Services.
Worked for Store Kraft MFG as general accounting manager. Worked
for Goodyear Tire as cost accountant and assembler/COBOL
programmer. Formerly a partner in F & S Electric.
Professional Organizations/Offices Held:
Western Region Chair, Board of Directors, Association of Community
College Trustees. Board member and former chair, Nebraska Community
College Association. Nebraska State Coordinator for ACCT. Board
member and former chair, Nebraska State Employers Council. K-12
school board member for 16 years.
Honors/Awards: NCCA Distinguished Alumni Award,
SCC. Distinguished Alumnus, SCC-Beatrice. Bob Arraj Award, Nebraska
Municipal Power Pool. Mary Ellen Morgan Award, Community Players,
Inc. Bitsy Award, Nebraska Arts Council.
Member of Village Board, Pickrell, NE. Website Administrator,
Pickrell, NE. Community Players, Inc. Co-founder of Beatrice
Children's Theatre. Nebraska State Employers Council. Scholarship
Chair, Pickrell United Methodist Church. Organizing board member,
Homestead Harmonizers Barbershop Group, Beatrice. Junior
Achievement Mentor, Lincoln, NE. Beatrice Human Resources
Committee. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Advisory Council member.
Methodist Church Choir. U.S. Navy and Vietnam veteran.