Board of Governors

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Board Members

Northeast Community College is comprised of an 11 member board of governors. The members represent five districts, with one member serving at large. The board governs the College, sets policy, approves the budget, and sets the local College tax levy.

Shirley Petsche

Shirley Petsche
Petersburg, District I

Dr. Don Oelsligle

Dr. Don Oelsligle
Tilden, District I

Keith Harvey

Keith Harvey
Creighton, District II

Carol Sibbel

Carol Sibbel
O'Neill, District II

Steven Anderson

Steven Anderson
Concord, District III

Van Phillips

Arlan Kuehn
South Sioux City, District III

Gene Willers

Gene Willers
Pilger, District IV

Terry F. Nelson
West Point, District IV

Julie Robinson
Norfolk, District V

Dirk Petersen
Norfolk, District V

Jeff Scherer

Jeff Scherer
Beemer, At Large

Regular meetings are open to the public and are held on the campus of Northeast Community College, 801 East Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, NE, according to the meeting schedule.

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Board of Governors

Phone: (402) 844-7055
Toll-Free: (800) 348-9033
Fax: (402) 844-7391

Northeast Community College Area Voting Districts

According to 2010 census figures, approximately 160,000 persons live in small towns, villages, and rural areas within the college's 20-county area. Agriculture and agribusiness are the principle industries in the area. Following is a map that shows the college's service area and voting districts:


District I
Shirley Petsche, Petersburg
Donald Oelsligle, Tilden

District II
Keith E. Harvey, Creighton
Carol Sibbel, O'Neill

District III
Steven M. Anderson, Concord
Arlan Kuehn, South Sioux City

District IV
Gene L. Willers, Pilger
Terry F. Nelson, West Point

District V
Julie Robinson, Norfolk
Dirk Petersen, Secretary, Norfolk

At Large
Jeffrey M. Scherer, Beemer

Northeast Community College provides comprehensive, lifelong, learning-centered educational opportunities and services to meet the diverse needs of our public.

Meeting Schedule

  • October 13, 2016
  • November 10, 2016
  • December 8, 2016