Officers + Party Leaders

The Nebraska Democratic Party is made up of volunteers and staff to elect Democrats across our state.

Read all about our  party structure, including the State Central CommitteeParty Platform and other guiding documents

Statewide Officers

Jane Kleeb

Party Chair and DNC Member

Richard Register

First Associate Chair and DNC Member

Preston Love Jr.

Second Associate Chair

Patty Zieg

Committeewoman and DNC Member

Ron Kaminski

Committeeman and DNC Member

TBA

Secretary

Ted Kessler

Treasurer

CD and Caucus Chairs

John Yoakum

CD1 Chair

Ben Cass

CD2 Chair

Judy Vohland

CD3 Chair

Edison McDonald

Interfaith Caucus Chair

Sharlette Schwenninger

Women’s Caucus Chair

Dulce Sherman

Latinx Caucus Chair

Precious McKesson

Black Caucus Chair

Adrian Sanchez

Democrats Experiencing Disabilities Caucus Chair

Mechelle Skywalker

Native Caucus Chair

Gina Frank

CLIMATE Caucus Chair

Rachele Walter

SECULAR DEMOCRATS

Bud Pettigrew

Chair of Chairs

D.J. Jennings

Veterans and Military Families Caucus Chair

Joe Shaw

Stonewall Democrats Chair

Doc Moore

Agricultural and Rural Caucus Chair

C.J. King

Working Familes Caucus

Emma Craig

Nebraska Young Democrats President

SCC Committee Chairs

Shirl Mora James

Platform and Resolutions Committee Chair

Trevor Fitzgerald

Rules Committee Chair

Stephanie Matejka

State Convention Committee Chair

Roger Morgan

Nominating Committee Chair

TBA

Technology Committee Chair

TBA

Audit and Review Committee Chair

Patty Zieg, Charlene Ligon and Sharlette Schwenninger

Finance Committee Co-Chairs

Trevor Fitzgerald

DSP Special Committee Chair

TBA

Archives and Historical Preservation Committee

County parties across our state play a vital role in activating and strengthening the base of the Nebraska Democratic Party. Becoming a member of your county party is a great way to get involved on a local level, and advocate for Democratic candidates and values in your community.

If you have questions, please contact us at [email protected] or 402-434-2180. The Nebraska Democratic Party is eager to provide any information or support to individuals looking to activate the Democratic Party in their area.

Call (402) 434-2180 or email us at [email protected] for their contact information

Adams County
Kathy Jensen

Antelope County
TBD

Arthur County
TBD

Banner County
TBD

Blaine County
Conrad Zutavern

Boone County
Constance Dobson

Box Butte County
TBD

Boyd County
Marlo Johnson

Brown County
TBD

Buffalo County
Caleb Roher

Burt County
April Goettle

Butler County
Christopher Navrkal

Cass County
Mark Minchow

Cedar County
TBD

Chase County
Janice Coone

Cherry County
Bud Pettigrew

Cheyenne County
Clara Benisek

Clay County
Jerry Johnson

Colfax County
Gregory Vacha

Cuming County
Candra Guenther

Custer County
Zachary Dady

Dakota County
Delmer Adam

Dawes County
Roger Wess

Dawson County
Ann Trullinger

Deuel County
TBD

Dixon County
Susan Richards

Dodge County
Mervin Peck

Douglas County
C.J. King

Dundee County
TBD

Fillmore County
Mark Metcalf

Franklin County
Janice Hobbs

Frontier County
TBD

Furnas County
Catherine Schievelbein

Gage County
Chuck Bentjen

Garden County
TBD

Garfield County
TBD

Gosper County
Sharlette Schwenninger

Grant County
TBD

Greeley County
TBD

Hall County
Peggy Pape

Hamilton County
Carole Denton

Harlan County
TBD

Hayes County
TBD

Hitchcock County
TBD

Holt County
Julie Becker Owens

Hooker County
Drew Folk

Howard County
Carol Leth

Jefferson County
TBD

Johnson County
Ron Oates

Kearney County
TBD

Keith County
Ann Klein

Keya Paha County
TBD

Kimball County
TBD

Knox County
TBD

Lancaster County
Janet Chung

Lincoln County
Terry Sigler

Logan County
TBD

Loup County
TBD

Madison County
Pete Rizzo

McPherson County
TBD

Merrick County
Jason Buss

Morrill County
TBD

Nance County
Allen Chlopek

Nemaha County
Janet Kirkendall

Nuckolls County
TBD

Otoe County
Wendy Abdulai

Pawnee County
Jennifer Stehlik Ladman

Perkins County
Robin Quinn

Phelps County
Elena Olson King

Pierce County
Paul Theobald

Platte County
Tom Havelka

Polk County
TBD

Red Willow County
Gary Power

Richardson County
Vicky Bangert

Rock County
TBD

Saline County
Philip Deevy

Sarpy County
Charlene Ligon

Saunders County
Jennifer Norris

Scotts Bluff County
Marci Docekal

Seward County
Jessica Manley

Sheridan County
Becky Potmesil

Sherman County
TBD

Sioux County
Nancy Kile

Stanton County
TBD

Thayer County
Linda Hudson

Thomas County
TBD

Thurston County
Danelle Smith

Valley County
Paula Warner

Washington County
Holly Bonasera

Wayne County
Kristine Kinzie

Webster County
TBD

Wheeler County
TBD

York County
Ryan (David) Robotham