Source: US State of Nebraska
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Gov. Ricketts Reappoints Brian W. Kruse as Douglas County Election Commissioner
Douglas County Election Commissioner Brian Kruse
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the reappointment of Brian W. Kruse as Douglas County Election Commissioner. Kruse has served as Douglas County Election Commissioner since 2016.
Previously, Kruse worked as a Funeral Director in Omaha. Additionally, he has worked as an Assistant Unclaimed Property Administrator at the State of Nebraska Treasurer’s Office.
Kruse holds a Bachelor of Science in History with a Minor in Political Science from Wayne State College. He is a member of the City of Omaha’s Administrative Board of Appeals, and is the former clerk/treasurer of Sanitary Improvement District 415. He also served as the President of the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association – District 1.
Kruse has volunteered for numerous political campaigns and charitable causes. He is a member at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
By law, the Governor appoints the election commissioners for Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster Counties. The appointment is a four-year term.