306 Valley View Drive
Norfolk, NE 68701
Appointed to Board of Regents by Governor Jim Pillen on February 3, 2023.
Jim Scheer grew up in Norfolk, where he and his wife, Kris, live today. Jim earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Professionally, he worked as an insurance agent and small business owner.
Public service has been a significant part of Scheer’s life. Following over 30 years of service on local school boards, as mayor of Norfolk, and on the Nebraska State Board of Education, Scheer was elected to the Nebraska Legislature in 2012. During his eight years of service in the Legislature, Scheer was twice elected Speaker of the Legislature.