Community Involvement: CPS Foundation Board Member; Leadership Columbus Alumni Association Board Member; American Red Cross blood donor; member of St. Isidore Church; past Go Red for Women committee member; past CHS Band Booster Club board member and past Post Prom subcommittee chair.
Hobbies: “Family movie night”, reading mystery novels, spending time with family and friends.
Address: 120 SE Calle Colombo., Columbus NE 68601
Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska Omaha; Master of Education from Wayne State College.
Family: Son, Blake and daughter-in-law Leigh (Cerny) Becher of Lincoln.
Occupation: Adjunct Faculty in English at Central Community College-Columbus and substitute for Columbus Public Schools.
Community Involvement: Member of the First United Methodist Church, NEA, Book Clubs, and JSN social sorority.
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Agri Business from the University of Nebraska-Kearney; Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska-Kearney; Specialists Degree in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Kearney.
Occupation: School Psychologist for Schuyler Community Schools. Teacher and School Psychologist at Columbus Public Schools for 20 years.
Community Involvement:Citizen’s Advocacy, Special Olympics coach, Teammates Mentor, coached various youth sports, member of St. Anthony’s Parish, former member of Kiwanis and was president of the Columbus Education Association.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from UNK, Masters of Science in Forensic Science from Nebraska Wesleyan, Graduate from the FBI National Academy.
Family: Wife – Linette, sons: Jason & Trenton, daughter Caitlin and three granddaughters.
Occupation: City of Columbus Police Sergeant.
Community Involvement: Member of First United Methodist Church, Boy Scouts of America, past member of Columbus Jaycees, Morning Rotary Club, former Youth Softball Association board member, former Youth Softball coach, former Columbus High Band Boosters Board member, Coached inline hockey club and recreational level at Columbus Events Center.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, volunteering at Camp Cedars and still active with Boy Scouts of America.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (1989).
Family: Wife – Kathy; Son – Cameron, 2014 Graduate of Columbus High School; Daughter – Taryn, 2016 Graduate of Columbus High School.
Occupation: In 1999, Tim joined Nebraska Public Power District’s Cooper Nuclear Station, where he served in various engineering roles. In 2005, he transferred to NPPD’s General Office in Columbus. He served as an IT Business Analyst, followed by three years as the IT Security Supervisor. He was recently named the Director of Corporate Security and Chief Security Officer (CSO), with responsibility for Physical and Cyber Security for the NPPD.
Community Involvement: Member of Peace Lutheran Church, Adult Leader for Peace Lutheran Mission Trips to Canada, Member of Columbus Aquatic Associate Board, Past member of Discoverers Sports Booster Club Board, Past State High School Swimming Official.
Hobbies: Husker Volleyball, Golf, Crossword Puzzles, and spending time at Kid’s events.
Address: 656 South Quail Lane, Columbus NE 68601
Education: Bachelor of Science in English from UNL and Master’s in Educational Technology from Wayne State.
Occupation:Painter and retired CMS teacher.
Community Involvement: Platte County Literacy tutor and Peace Lutheran Church leadership roles.
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, and traveling.