Executive Council


Paul Turman

Chancellor, Nebraska State Colleges System
Vice President

Paul Illich

President, Southeast Community College
Representing Nebraska’s Community Colleges
Secretary / Treasurer

Matthew Blomstedt

Commissioner of Education, Nebraska Department of Education

Ted Carter

President, University of Nebraska

The NSWERS Executive Council is led by the Council President, Dr. Paul Turman, Chancellor of the Nebraska State Colleges System. Additional members of the founding Executive Council for NSWERS include: Dr. Paul Illich, President of Southeast Community College, representing all six Nebraska community college areas (Vice President), Dr. Matthew Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education (Secretary/Treasurer), and Ted Carter, President of the University of Nebraska (Member). The NSWERS Executive Council meet quarterly.