Kathy Campbell (Nebraska)
|Nebraska State Senate District 25|
|January 9, 2013|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$109/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $39/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||2 four-year terms|
|Lancaster County Board of Commissioners|
|Bachelor's||University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1969|
|Master's||University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1970|
|Place of birth||Norfolk, NE|
|Profession||Executive Vice President, CEDARS Home for Children Foundation|
Born in Norfolk, Nebraska, Senator Campbell is a former teacher and current charity Executive Vice-President from Lincoln, Nebraska. Her political career began with 16 years of service on the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, and several gubernatorial political appointments.
Campbell earned her Bachelors degree and MA degree in education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1969 and 1970 respectively.
From 1971 to 1972, Campbell worked as an English and history teacher for Sierra Vista, an Arizona public high school. In 1972, she worked as a graduate assistant for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in addition to a position she held as an English teacher at Lincoln Public Schools Southeast High School. After one year, she dropped her position as English teacher and became involved in curriculum development as a consultant to Lincoln Public Schools from 1973 to 1974. Later, in 1982, she worked as executive director for the Nebraska Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse until 1984, when she became an accounts payable manager for Campbell's Nurserires. Her position within Campbell's Nurseries ended in 2002 and in 2003 she became the executive vice president for CEDARS Home for Children Foundation and currently serves in that regard.
Campbell began her political experience with her involvement in a number of political affiliations, including the Nebraska Supreme Court Committee on Inquiry, Nebraska Medicaid Reform Council, Nebraska Child Abuse Prevention Board, Nebraska Association of County Officials, Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development, Lincoln Electric System Administrative Board, and the Lancaster County-City of Lincoln Public Building Commission. In 1987, she became vice-chairman of the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners until 2003 and in 2008 she became a senator of Nebraska.
Campbell is currently involved in a number of organizations, including the BryanLGH Medical Center Board of Trustees, Junior League of Lincoln, Leadership Lincoln Board of Directors, Lincoln Foundation Distribution Committee, Lincoln-Lancaster County Food, Bank Board of Directors Capital Campaign, National Council of Mortar Board Conferences and Alumni, Nebraska On the Move - A Statewide Transportation Study, Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, Star City Holiday Festival Board of Directors, Community Advisory Board, Union College, Board of Directors, United Way, Community Advisory Committee on Priorities, United Way, Women's Leadership Council, United Way, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Campbell currently serves on a number of non-legislative committees, including the City of Lincoln Mayor's Economic Development Task Force Steering Commission, Governor's Task Force on Violence Against Women and Children, Lincoln Pubic Schools Student Housing Task Force, Nebraska Indigent Defense Task Force, Nebraska Study Commission - Delivery of Human Services, Nebraska Task Force on Foster Care Planning, and the Nebraska Transportation Task Force for Nebraska's Future.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Campbell has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Campbell served on these committees:
Campbell's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- "By emphasizing economic development to increase jobs and broaden the tax base."
- "By promoting good roads and infrastructure that connects rural and urban economies with national commerce."
Sustainable fiscal strategies
- "The state budget is a statement of Nebraska's priorities. How we structure taxes and provide services will be even more critical in the next three to five years. Unless we address Medicaid Reform, it will be increasingly difficult to balance and plan for other general fund needs."
- "By ensuring the safety of abused and neglected children."
- "By emphasizing a strong education system from K-higher education."
- "By increasing public/private partnerships in providing human services to children and vulnerable adults."
- "By encouraging opportunities to keep young people in our communities and on our farms."
- See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012
|Nebraska State Senate, District 25 (2008)|
In 2008, Campbell collected $87,419 in donations.
Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce and Industry||$3,700|
|Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants||$2,000|
|Nebraska Realtors Association||$2,000|
|Union Pacific Railroad||$1,500|
|Associated General Contractors of Nebraska||$1,500|
Campbell is currently married to Richard Campbell with two children and is known to be Presbyterian.
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- Official campaign website
- Kathy Campbell's Official Nebraska State legislature website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- ↑ Unicameral Update, Sen. Cambells varied interests reflected in Legislature, February 12, 2009
- ↑ kathycampbell.org/Priorities - Priorities
- ↑ Nebraska Secretary of State - 2012 Candidate List for the Primary Election
- ↑ Nebraska Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results
- ↑ 2008 contributions to Kathy Campbell
- ↑ www.1011now.com Sen. Deb Fischer Announces Endorsements from 13 Neb. State Senators, September 21, 2011
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