LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed Konery Klueber of Rapid City, South Dakota, Tyler Harms of Falls City, Nebraska, and Amanda Jaixen of Platte Center, Nebraska, to serve as student trustees on the Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees. They will each serve a one-year term in the 2020-21 academic year. Harms was appointed from Peru State College, and Jaixen was appointed to represent the students of Wayne State College.
“As Chair of the Board of Trustees, it is my honor to welcome the new Student Trustees,” said Gary Bieganski. “The Trustees value the insight and student perspective these young leaders bring to the Board.”
Klueber, a senior at Chadron State College, is earning a degree in justice studies-legal studies and a minor in military science. He is the vice president of Student Senate, War Eagles President (Company Commander), Blue Key member, Chadron State Student Ambassador, and Eagle Mentor. Klueber stated in his application he wants to be a passionate voice for students and be an effective liason between the Board of Trustees and Chadron State students. He is the son of Ed and Mary Klueber of Rapid City, South Dakota.
According to the NSCS Office, 2019-20 Student Trustees Sam Klammer of CSC, Camarie Stratman of Peru State College, and Ashley VanMeeteren of Wayne State College will work with the new student trustees to orient them until their terms begins in June.