Kerry T. Winterer, a native of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, served on the Nebraska Board of Education in 2007-09. A former businessman, Winterer served as CEO of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services from 2009 through 2017. He was of counsel for Kutak, Rock LLP from 2015 through 2017. He is married, with two grown children, and now lives in Jackson, Wyoming.
As is the case with the governor of any state in the country, the governor of Nebraska has a great deal of power to set public policy and direct the mechanisms of state government. The governor appoints all heads of code agencies, sets priorities for the thousands of state employees in those agencies, appoints numerous […]
The Nebraska Department of Education and the State Board of Education have been the subject of public concern for a draft of new health education standards for instruction in Nebraska’s public schools. This concern has now apparently resulted in a petition being circulated to amend the state constitution to eliminate the Department of Education and the […]