A directorship appointment for District 4 of the Nebraska Wheat Utilization, Development and Marketing Board (NWB) is open for appointment by Governor Pete Ricketts.
Applications will be due by close of business Monday, May 26, 2021. Kent Lorens, the current member representing District 4 has indicated he will seek reappointment.
Qualified candidates include those who are citizens of Nebraska, are at least 21 years of age, have been actively engaged in growing wheat in Nebraska for a period of at least five years, reside in a county in the respective district for which the candidate is applying and derive a substantial portion of income from producing wheat.
District 4 represents southwestern Nebraska including the following counties: Chase, Dundy, Frontier, Hayes, Hitchcock and Lincoln.
To obtain an application, interested producers can call Kathleen Dolezal, Staff Assistant for Boards and Commissions with the Nebraska Governor’s Office at 402-471-1971. Interested producers may also apply online at https://governor.nebraska.gov/board-comm-req.