NGage Board of Directors
|Name||NGage Title||Representing||Term Expiration|
|Patrick Ratigan||Vice President; Representative, Beatrice Chamber||City||2019|
|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.