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Lincoln, NE 68509-4604


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District 27

Sen. DiAnna Schimek
(District 27, Lincoln)

Home Address: 6437 Lone Tree Drive, Lincoln, NE 68512

Office: Room 1114, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509, phone (402) 471-2632, fax (402) 479-0927

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004

Committees: Government, Military and Veterans' Affairs (chairperson); Business and Labor; Urban Affairs; Committee on Committees

Biography: Born March 21, 1940, in Holdrege.
Education: Graduate of Alma High School, 1958. Attended Colorado Woman's College, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Graduate of Kearney State College (B.A. in education), 1963. Graduate work at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Kearney State College.
Family: Husband, Herbert; two children: Samuel Wolfgang and Saul William.
Member: Soroptimists; PEO; Southwest Business and Civic Association; Martin Luther Home Advisory Board; Exon Library Foundation Board; first vice-chair, Midwest Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments; Mortar Board community adviser and honorary member, 1999; past president and secretary, Lincoln Senior Center Foundation Board; past member of boards of directors for First Security National Bank, Women in Community Service Home for Girls, and Nebraska Repertory Theatre; member, 1990 and 1999 YWCA Tribute to Women Committee; former board member of NCSL Women's Network; Democratic National Committee, 1976-88.
Honorary member: Delta Kappa Gamma, 1998.
Awards: YWCA Tribute to Women Award, 1992.