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The Commission

A nine-member board of commissioners oversees the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The commissioners are appointed by the Nebraska Governor and confirmed by the Legislature. Eight of the commissioners serve each of eight districts across the state. The ninth serves at large. Commissioners serve in a volunteer capacity.

Current Commissioners

District 1 spot currently vacant.

Donna Kush portait

Donna Kush

District 2
Omaha, NE

Ken Curry portrait

Ken Curry

District 3
1511 31st Street Columbus, NE 68601

John Hoggatt portrait

John Hoggatt

District 4
5404 2nd Ave.
Kearney, NE 68847

Portrait of Dan Hughes

Dan Hughes

District 5
Venango, NE

Pat Berggren portrait

Pat Berggren

District 6
1109 S. 5th Ave.
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Doug Zingula portrait

Doug Zingula

District 7
2791 Fort Sidney Rd.
Sidney, NE 69162

Rick Brandt portrait

Rick Brandt

District 8
17851 S. 12th St.
Roca, NE 68430

Scott Cassels portrait

Scott Cassels

At Large
1317 N. 141st Ave.
Omaha, NE 68154

Commission district map

Commissioner District Map

Meetings, minutes and agendas

The Game and Parks Commission meets six times a year, managing for the state’s natural resources and outdoor recreation through orders, rules and regulations. Each of these require public notice, a public hearing and approval. Meeting agendas are posted on our Public Notices page prior to each meeting. Approved rules, orders and regulations also are posted online.

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The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission works to conserve the state's wildlife and natural resources.

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Game and Parks Foundation

Game and Parks Foundation

Contributions ensure Nebraska's wildlife and wild places will be enjoyed for generations to come.

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Press & Events

Press & Events

Find our news, events, press room, Nebraskaland Magazine, Nebraska Radio, and more.

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About Nebraska Game & Parks

We’re a family of passionate, innovative professionals who work together to connect people to the natural world and support conservation in Nebraska.