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District #1 — DOUG EMERY

"I believe that Lincoln is a great place to live and to raise a family. We need to insure that we continue to do things that will keep the city viable and moving forward. We need to continue to cling to our Midwest values, strong work ethic and enhance our strong neighborhood alliances. I want to work to put Lincoln on track to remain Nebraska's number one community well into the 21st century. With the city working together we can insure that we will grow the city, entice more buinesses and provide more jobs."

— Doug Emery

Doug is a native of Lincoln and has lived in Northeast Lincoln for over 50 years. He is a graduate of Northeast High School and attended the University of Nebraska. Doug's wife Denise is a lifetime Lincoln resident and is partner in Jack Keef Ford in Crete Nebraska. Their daughter, Jennifer is a University of Northern Iowa graduate and is married and with 3 children. Their son, Shane, is a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska and works and lives in Fairbury Nebraska.

Doug retired from the Postal Service in 2007 after 35 years in government service including two in the United States Army and 8 as the Postmaster of Lincoln. He has been active in TeamMates, Cornhuskers State Games, Rotary #14 and amateur boxing. Doug is one of 12 Internationally certified referee/judges in the amateur ranks in the United States.

Past Volunteer Experience:

Board of Directors Rotary #14: 2004-2006

Board of Directors Cornhusker State Games: 1993-1997 and 2001-2003

Sport Director Cornhusker State Games: 1987-2007

TeamMate: 1997 to present and member of TeamMates speaker's bureau

USA Boxing National Chief of Official: 2003-2005

Chairman USA Boxing Technical Committee: 2002-2004

Chairman USA Boxing National Board of Review: 2004-2006

Doug is currently serving on the following committees in his capacity as City Council Member:

  • Joint Budget Committee
  • Problem Resolution Team Committee
  • Railroad Transportation Safety District Committee
  • NU Directions Committee
  • Community Learning Center Leadership Council Committee
  • Human Services Keno Prevention Fund Committee (Meeting for the Chair)
  • Northeast Citizens' Meeting
  • Lancaster County Correctional Facility Joint Public Agency (JPA) Committee (Meeting for the Chair)
  • Transportation Officials Committee (Meeting for the Chair)

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