Greg L. Adams

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Greg Adams
Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded by Mike Flood
Member of the Nebraska Senate
from the 24th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2007
Preceded by Elaine Stuhr
Personal details
Born (1952-02-06) February 6, 1952 (age 62)
Columbus, Nebraska, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Wayne State College

Greg L. Adams (born February 6, 1952) is the Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature.

Personal Life[edit]

He was born in Columbus, Nebraska on February 6, 1952. [1] He received a B.A. in Education from Wayne State College in 1974 and an M.Ed. from Wayne State in 1975. In 1976 he became a high school teacher in American government and economics in the York, Nebraska public schools.

Political experience[edit]

He served on the York City Council from 1986 to 1996, and became Mayor of York in 1996.

He was elected to the Legislature in 2006 serving Nebraska's 24th legislative district. He served as chairman of the Education Committee and a member of the Revenue committee; Committee On Committees; Developmental Disabilities Special Investigative committee; Education Commission of the States committee; Legislature's Planning Committee; and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact Commission.

He became the Speaker of the Legislature in 2013 when Mike Flood retired due to term limits.[2] As Speaker he does not serve on standing committees, but is a member of the Executive Board several other boards within the Legislature.

Organizations[edit]

Adams has been a member of the following organizations:

  • Member, Nebraska State Education Association, present
  • Executive Board Member, Nebraska League of Municipalities, 2005
  • Former President, Nebraska Council of Social Studies Teachers[1]

References[edit]

Nebraska Legislature
Preceded by
Elaine Stuhr
Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 24th district

2007–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Mike Flood
Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature
2013–present