Board & Committees

NIC Board of Directors

NIC is administrated by an Executive Director who reports to the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation (NICDC). The NICDC is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation owned by the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.

Private-Sector Members

  • Preeta Bansal Senior Global Executive & Lawyer
  • Dana Bradford Chairman & CEO, C3 Brands
  • Tom Henning Corporate Board Member, Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, Investor & Executive Coach, Tom Henning LLC
  • Larry Miller President, Phibro Animal Health
  • Tonn Ostergard CEO & Chairman, Crete Carrier Corp.
  • Vishal Singh Founder & Former CEO of Quantified Ag
  • Matt Williams Chairman, Flatwater Bank

University Representatives

  • Rodney Bennett Chancellor, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Michael Boehm Vice Chancellor, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Sherri JonesInterim Vice Chancellor, Office of Research & Economic Development, University of Nebraska–Lincoln


  • Michael Zeleny NICDC Treasurer
  • Kate Engel NICDC Secretary
  • Stacia Palser NICDC Legal Counsel

Architecture Review Committee

  • Jeffrey L. Day Professor & Director, Architecture Program
  • Tom Henning Non-Executive Chair, Assurity Life Insurance Co.
  • Will Thomas Professor, History
  • Kim Todd Professor, Landscape Architecture