NGage Board of Directors

Name NGage Title Representing Term Expiration
Andrea Schafer President City 2019
Patrick Ratigan Vice President; Representative, Beatrice Chamber City 2019
Darin Baehr Treasurer City 2020
Karen Stohs Secretary County 2020
Erich Tiemann Representative, Gage County Board of Supervisors Gage County Board County Determines
Bob Morgan Representative, Beatrice City Council Beatrice City Council City Council Determines
Steve Hovendick Board Member County 2019
James Lenners Board Member  County 2021
Dennis Rosene  Board Member County 2020
Matt Morrissey Board Member City 2021
Andy Carothers NGage Attorney - -

 

Per Article IV of the Gage Area Growth Enterprise By-Laws:

Board of Directors

Section 1. General Powers. The affairs of the corporation shall be managed by its Board of Directors. Directors may be any level of membership of the Corporation, and a director need not be a member of the Corporation.

Section 2. Qualification, Number, and Tenure. The number of directors shall be ten (10) who may serve successive terms. There shall be two (2) classes of directors:

A. Automatic Directors. There shall be two automatic directors: One (1) appointed by the Beatrice City Council, and (1) appointed by the Gage County Board of Supervisors, who shall hold office until the directors' successors have been appointed by their respective governing body. Neither of the automatic directors shall be elected or serve in the capacity as an officer of the Corporation.

B. Elected Directors. The elected directors shall consist of four (4) individuals who reside within the corporate limits of the City of Beatrice, Nebraska, but within the boundaries of Gage County, Nebraska, except that two of the elected directors may be individuals who reside outside of Gage County and either work in Gage County, have economic development experience, or have an interest in furthering eceonomic development in Gage County. Each elected director shall serve a term of three (3) years and shall hold office until the director's successor shall have been elected by an affirmative vote of a majority of those members present, in person or by proxy, at the annual meeting, except that three (3) of the initial directors shall serve for a term of two (2) years, three of the initial directors shall serve for a term of three (3) years, and two (2) of the initial directors shall serve for a term of four (4) years. The Board of Directors shall select a nominating committee to recommend a slate of candidates to fill the elected director's terms, which will expire at the annual meeting. Nominations from the membership at the annual meeting shall also be accepted.