Board of Directors

NIFA’s Board is appointed by the Governor of the State of Nebraska, and represents all three congressional districts, as well as having either a statutorily specified area of expertise or holding a designated office within state government.

NIFA would like to recognize the members of its Board and thank each of them for their dedication and service to NIFA’s mission. The Board is an integral part of setting priorities and strategic vision for growing Nebraska’s communities through affordable housing and agribusiness.

*Representation

Anthony Goins

Board Chair Lincoln, NE

Department of Economic Development

Ex-Officio Member

George Achola

Board Member Omaha, NE

Burlington Capital, Real Estate

Real Estate Development

Warren Arganbright

Board Member Valentine, NE

Arganbright Law Office; Sandhills State Bank

Banking or Investment Banking

Susan Bredthauer

Board Member Lincoln, NE

CharterWest National Bank

Housing and Mortgage Credit

Herb Freeman

Board Member Omaha, NE

NP Dodge Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Broker

Galen Frenzen

Board Member Fullerton, NE

Frenzen Angus & Polled Herefords

Agricultural Production

Sherry Vinton

Board Member Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Ex-Officio Member

Michael Walden-Newman

Board Member Lincoln, NE

Nebraska Investment Council

Ex-Officio Member

Colten Zamrzla

Board Member Lincoln, NE

Covenant Insurance Services

Public at Large


 

Upcoming Board Meetings

NIFA Board Meetings are subject to the Open Meetings Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. 84-1407 et. seq. A current copy of the Act can be found here.

  1. 2/13/2023

    8:30 A.M. Legislative Breakfast at Hruska Law Center; 10:00 A.M. Board Meeting at NIFA Office

  2. 4/21/2023

    NIFA, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln NE

    • Agenda
      & Board Book
    • Notice
  3. 6/23/2023

    NIFA, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln NE

    • Agenda
      & Board Book
    • Notice
  4. 8/18/2023

    NIFA, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln NE

    • Agenda
      & Board Book
    • Notice
  5. 10/20/2023

    NIFA, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln NE

    • Agenda
      & Board Book
    • Notice
  6. 12/15/2023

    NIFA, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln NE

    • Agenda
      & Board Book
    • Notice

Board Meeting Archives

All minutes are saved in Adobe Acrobat Reader (*.pdf format). If you do not have the associate program to read the file, please click here to download.

  1. 1/20/2023

    NIFA, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln NE

  2. 12/9/2022

    NIFA, 1230 O Street Suite 200, Lincoln NE

  3. 10/14/2022

    Nebraska Cattlemen Office, 4611 Cattle Drive, Lincoln, NE

  4. 9/7/2022

    NIFA, 1230 ‘O’ Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, Nebraska (Board Member Training Session)

  5. 8/19/2022

    The Niobrara Lodge 803 East Highway 20, Valentine, NE

  6. 6/17/2022

    Nebraska Cattlemen Office, 4611 Cattle Drive, Lincoln, NE

  7. 4/22/2022

    The Venue at Highlander, 2120 N 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68111

  8. 2/18/2022

    Nebraska Cattlemen Office, 4611 Cattle Drive, Lincoln NE & via Webinar

  9. 1/18/2022

    NIFA Board Room, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, Nebraska

  10. 12/10/2021

    Nebraska Cattlemen Office, 4611 Cattle Drive, Lincoln NE & via Webinar

  11. 10/29/2021

    Nebraska Cattlemen Office, 4611 Cattle Drive, Lincoln NE (Former Street Name - 4611 Discovery Drive) & via Webinar

  12. 8/20/2021

    NIFA Board Room, 1230 O Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE & via Webinar

  13. 6/18/2021

    Embassy Suites, Lincoln NE and via Video Conference

  14. 4/16/2021

    Embassy Suites, Lincoln NE, and via Video Conference

  15. 3/19/2021

    Embassy Suites, Lincoln NE, and via Video Conference

  16. 2/19/2021

    Embassy Suites, Lincoln NE and via Video Conference