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Gov. Ricketts Appoints Kirk Penner to State Board of Education
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts introduced the appointment of Kirk Penner of Aurora to the Nebraska State Board of Education – District 5. Penner has 16 years of prior expertise on the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Nebraska Wesleyan University.
Penner is President of Penner Patient Care, which distributes bathing programs to long-term care services. He’s additionally President of Penner Manufacturing, which makes and assembles bathing programs in its Aurora facility to be used in each the healthcare trade and residential settings.
Penner is lively in his neighborhood as President of the Aurora Development Corporation (ADC). ADC recruits companies to Aurora and encourages funding in Hamilton County.
Penner is being appointed to the State Board of Education, District 5, to fill the emptiness created by the resignation of Patricia Timm. He will serve the rest of the unexpired time period for District 5, which runs by January 4, 2023. The subsequent election for District 5 will happen in November 2022. A map of District 5 is offered by clicking right here.