Governor Jim Pillen took his oath of office on January 5, 2023, making him the 41st Governor of Nebraska. Gov Pillen has strong roots in Nebraska’s agricultural industry as a veterinarian, livestock producer, farmer, and entrepreneur. Born and raised in Platte County, Pillen is a lifelong Nebraskan who has created over a thousand jobs through his family business, Pillen Family Farms.
A former Husker defensive back, Pillen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. Jim and his wife of more than 40 years, Suzanne, have four children and seven grandchildren.
Former Governor Pete Ricketts was appointed to the United States Senate in January of 2023 by Governor Jim Pillen. Pete will complete the term former Senator Ben Sasse left vacant due to his resignation in December of 2022. Pete served as Nebraska’s 40th Governor elected to office upon winning the Nebraska gubernatorial election on November 4, 2014. Prior to his election as governor, he worked to support Nebraska entrepreneurs and startup companies.
Mike has dedicated his life to advancing conservative values, growing Nebraska's rural communities, and creating jobs. Prior to his election, Mike served two stints as a member of the Legislature from 2005 to 2013 and 2021 to 2022. He served as speaker of the Legislature from 2007 to 2013.
Former Lt. Governor Mike Foley was re-elected to this office a second time in 2022. Previously, Mike served as Lt. Governor alongside Governor Pete Ricketts who was elected in 2014. Prior to his election as Lieutenant Governor, he served eight years as Nebraska State Auditor and served six years in the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature as the State Senator for District 29 in Lincoln.
Chairman Eric Underwood (Left), National Committeewoman Fanchon Blythe (Right), and National Committeeman J.L. Spray (Far Right) are devoted to electing strong conservative candidates who support the Party's principles of limited government, personal freedom, and fiscal responsibility.