Kent A. Schroeder, J.D.

Chairman 2002, 2009, 2016
Vice Chairman 2001, 2008, 2015
Re-elected 2004, 2010
Elected to the Board of Regents in 1998

Personal and Professional

  • Born in Genoa, Nebraska
  • Married to Linda J. Wotherspoon, three children
  • Attorney at Law
  • Pilot and officer (Captain) of the Nebraska Air National Guard
  • Former Justice of the Peace
  • Licensed amateur radio operator

Community Activities

  • Board of Directors, Good Samaritan Health Systems
  • Board of Directors, Sentinel Health Care
  • Board Member, Kearney Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Kearney Country Club
  • Member and President, Kearney Cosmopolitan Club
  • Board Member, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Board Member, Central Community College
  • Member, Kearney City Council
  • Member, Kearney School Board


  • J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law, 1968
  • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1965
  • Graduate of Grand Island High School, 1961

Professional Memberships and Service

  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Inc