Greg L. Adams

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Greg Adams
Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature
In office
Preceded by Mike Flood
Succeeded by Galen Hadley
Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 24th district
In office
Preceded by Elaine Stuhr
Succeeded by Mark Kolterman
Personal details
Born (1952-02-06) February 6, 1952 (age 65)
Columbus, Nebraska, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Wayne State College

Greg L. Adams (born February 6, 1952) was the Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature from 2013 to 2015.

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 did not serve on standing committees, but was a member of the Executive Board and several other boards within the Legislature.

Due to term limits, he did not seek re-election to the Legislature in 2014. He was succeeded as Speaker by Galen Hadley.