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NIFA's board is comprised of nine members:

  • The Director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, who is also by statute, chair of the NIFA board.
  • The Chairperson of the Nebraska Investment Council.
  • The Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.
  • Six public members who are appointed by the Governor to four-year terms. (Two members shall be from each of the three congressional districts of the State and not more than three shall be of the same political party.) The public members represent:
    1. Real estate development;
    2. Industrial mortgage credit, commercial credit, agricultural credit or housing mortgage credit;
    3. Banking or investment banking;
    4. Home building or licensed real estate broker;
    5. Agricultural production; and
    6. The public at large.

Board meeting minutes are available in the Archived Agendas & Minutes section (see below). For the official, signed copy of a set of minutes, please contact Sheila Gans by email or by calling 402-434-3900.

NIFA Board of Directors:
Courtney Dentlinger
Department of Economic Development
Lincoln, NE
Represents: Ex-Officio Member
Marlin Brabec
Don Peterson & Associates
Fremont, NE,
Represents: Licensed Real Estate Broker
Herb Freeman
NP Dodge Real Estate
Omaha, NE
Represents: Public at Large
Galen E. Frenzen
Fullerton, NE
Represents: Agricultural Production
Mark Graff
McCook National Bank
McCook, NE
Represents: Banking or Investment Banking
Mat Habrock
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Lincoln, NE
Represents: Ex-Officio Member
Michael B. Maroney
Omaha Economic Development Corporation
Omaha, NE
Represents: Real Estate Development
Mary Jo McClurg
Cornhusker Bank
Lincoln, NE
Represents: Housing Mortgage Credit
Michael Walden-Newman
Nebraska Investment Council
Lincoln, NE
Represents: Ex-Officio Member
NIFA Board Meetings:  (Archived Agendas & Minutes)
Date Location Agenda
8:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Hilton Omaha 1001 Cass Street, Omaha NE

8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Hilton Omaha 1001 Cass Street, Omaha NE

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
NIFA Board Room 1230 O Street, Suite 200 Lincoln, NE

For questions please contact Sheila Gans at 402-434-3900.

All minutes are saved in Adobe Acrobat Reader (*.pdf format). If you do not have the associate program to read the file, please click here to download.

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