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Deb Fischer's Biography

Office: U.S. Senate (NE) - Sr, Republican

Contact Information

Post Office Box 1021
Norfolk, NE 68702

20 West 23rd Street
Kearney, NE 68847

120 East 16th Street, Suite 203
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

440 North 8th Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

11819 Miracle Hills Drive
Suite 205
Omaha, NE 68154

454 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Debra 'Deb' Fischer

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Bruce; 3 Children: Adam, Morgan, Luke

Birth Date:

03/01/1951

Birth Place:

Lincoln, NE

Home City:

Valentine, NE

Religion:

Protestant

BS, Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1988

Senator, United States Senate, Nebraska, 2012-present

Candidate, United States Senate, Nebraska, 2012, 2018

Senator, Nebraska State Senate, District 43, 2004-2012

Former Member, Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Cybersecurity Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Environment and Public Works Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

Former Chair, Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, United States Senate

Rancher, Sunny Slope Ranch, 1972-present

Lifetime Member, Alumni Association, Nebraska Leadership Education Action Development (Nebraska LEAD), present

Lifetime Member, Alumni Association, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, present

Lifetime Member, Chancellor's Club, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, present

Life Member, Gamma Phi Beta, present

Former Leader, 4-H Club

Former Member, Agbuilders of Nebraska

Former Member, American Legion Auxiliary

Former President, Board of Directors, Nebraska Association of School Boards

Former Member, Board of Directors, Valentine Area Arts Council

Former Member, Cather Circle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Former Member, Chancellor's Committee of Visitors, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Former Member, Cherry County Hospital Auxiliary

Former Member, Cherry County Visitor Promotion Committee

Former President, Class VI Regional High School Association

Former Leader, Cub Scouts

Former Member, Executive Committee, Class VI Regional High School Association

Former Regional Board Member, Federal Land Bank Association

Former Member, Governor's Agricultural Advisory Council

Former Member, Governor's LB 806 Task Force

Former Member, National Nominating Committee, National School Boards Association

Former Member, Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council

Former Member, Nebraska Cattlemen

Former Member, Nebraska Cattlewomen

Member, Nebraska Farm Bureau

Former Member, Nebraska Judicial Nominating Commission

Former Member, Nebraska School Finance Review Committee

Member, Philanthropic and Educational Organization for Women

Former Member, President's Advisory Council, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Member, Public Affairs Committee, National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Member, Sandhills Area Foundation

Member, Sandhills Cattle Association

Member, Society for Range Management

Former Member, Valentine Rural High School Board of Education

Former President, Valentine Rural High School Foundation

Member, Board of Education, Valentine Rural High School, 1990-2004

Commissioner, Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education, 2000-2004

Member, Goals State Panel, 2000

Kellogg Fellow, Resources for the Future, National Center for Food and Policy Research, 1991

Fellow, LEAD VIII, Nebraska Leadership Program, 1988-1990

Awards:

"Lifetime Achievement Award", Nebraska Association of School Boards, 1999; "Outstanding Board Member Award", Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association, 1999

Number of Grandchildren:

3

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