Dr. Doug Christensen, Past Chair
Doug is a Professor of Leadership in Education at Doane College and is the former Commissioner of Education. He is serving on the Nebraska State College Board of Trustees, is Commissioner of the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission and is a mentor and volunteer for TeamMates.
Doug earned his bachelor’s degree at Midland College and went on to obtain a
master’s and Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is married to Cheryl
Christensen, a Coordinator of the Early Childhood Development Network. Doug
and Cheryl have two children.
A resident of Lincoln, Doug has served on the Foundation board since 2009.