Board of Governors

2020-2021 Center for Great Plains Studies Board of Governors

Center governance document

Margaret Jacobs, Director, Center for Great Plains Studies
Prof. History, UNL

Jesse Bell (2021-2024)
Claire M. Hubbard Professor of Health and Environment, College of Public Health, UNMC

Jenny Dauer (2018-2021)
Associate Professor of Science Literacy, SNR Associate Director for Teaching, UNL

Judy Diamond (2019-2022)
Professor and Curator, University Nebraska State Museum, UNL

Eric Ewing (2021-2024)
Executive Director, Great Plains Black History Museum

Margaret Huettl (2020-2023)
Assistant Professor, History, UNL

Annika Johnson (2021-2024)
Associate Curator of Native American Art, Joslyn Art Museum

Athena Ramos (2021-2024)
Assistant Professor, College of Public Health, UNMC

Beth Ritter (2021-2024)
 Associate Professor of Anthropology & Native American Studies, UNO

Travis Robbins (2020-2023)
Professor, Biology, UNO

Sarah Sortum (2021-2024)
Ecotourism Provider for Calamus Outfitters

Jeff Wells (2019-2022)
Department Chair, Associate Professor, History, UNK

2020-2021 Board Committees

Academic Affairs

Patty Simpson
Jenny Dauer


Liliana Bronner, chair
Larkin Powell
Jeff Wells

Museum and Outreach

Margaret Huettl, chair
Kim Wilson
Chris Chizinski


Bree Dority, chair
Maurice Godfrey
Judy Diamond