Thomas Lee is currently the Principal at Omaha Northwest High Magnet School. He has also had other roles including teacher, coach, Dean of Students, Athletic Director and Assistant Principal in the Omaha Public Schools (Omaha North, Omaha Burke and Omaha Central High Schools). His background also includes a year as Assistant Coach for women’s basketball at UNO.
Thomas is currently a board member of NSAA Board of Directors, NorthStar, University of Bellevue, Teacher Education Board, Omaha School Administrators Association President-Elect, as well as on committees for Avenue Scholars and Partnership 4 Kids. He has also been involved with faith-based and community activities (Young Life, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Youth for Christ).
Originally from Grand Island, Thomas is married to wife Gail and they have three children, two step-children, and three grandchildren.
Thomas loves working with young people and the pursuit to see that they have their voices heard, find success, and realize they all have a purpose and finding their purpose in life. Thomas' lifelong mission is young people – making a difference in our world!
A resident of Omaha, Thomas joined the Nebraska Children board in 2021.