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					                      Congressional Visits–Targeted Offices


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                                    NEBRASKA

                               Dr. Jessica Meeske


Congressman Adrian Smith [R-Nebraska, 3rd District]
Dr. Meeske practices and resides in his district
Cannon House Office Building, 503, Washington, DC 20515-2703
Tel: (202) 225-6435
Fax: (202) 225-0207
Web Form E-mail:
http://adriansmith.house.gov/IMA/issue_subscribe.htm
Internet: http://adriansmith.house.gov
Began Service: 2007
Fax: (202) 225-0207
Date of Birth: December 19, 1970
Education: Nebraska 1993 BS
Home City: Gering
Religion: Christian
Career: Legislative Page, Nebraska Unicameral Legislature; Project Manager, Staff
Development, Educational Service Unit 13, State of Nebraska; Member, City Council,
City of Gering, Nebraska (1994-1998); Vice Chairperson, Government, Military and
Veterans Affairs Committee, Standing Committees, Nebraska Unicameral Legislature;
Vice Chairperson, Transportation and Telecommunications Committee, Standing
Committees, Nebraska Unicameral Legislature; Member, Building Maintenance
Committee, Special Committees, Nebraska Unicameral Legislature; Member, Natural
Resources Committee, Standing Committees, Nebraska Legislature; State Senator, (I-NE,
District 48), Nebraska Unicameral Legislature (1999-2007).

Scheduler Jena Hoehne
Fax: (202) 225-0207
Career: D.C. Scheduler, (R-NE), Office of Senator Chuck Hagel, United States Senate
(2005-2006)
Health staff: Legislative Assistant Joshua L. “Josh” Jackson
Legislative Responsibilities: Aging; Banking; Budget; Disabilities; Employment/Labor;
Financial Sector; Health/Health Care; Housing; Insurance; Medicare/Medicaid;
Science/Technology; Small Business Issues; Social Security/Pensions; Taxes;
Telecommunications; Welfare; Women's Issues
Fax: (202) 225-0207




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Committee Assignments
Committee                              Subcommittee(s)
Committee on Ways and Means            Subcommittee on Human Resources
                                       Subcommittee on Social Security
                                       Subcommittee on Trade




Congressman Lee Terry [R-Nebraska, 2nd District]
Rayburn House Office Building, 2331, Washington, DC 20515-2702
Tel: (202) 225-4155
Fax: (202) 226-5452
talk2lee@mail.house.gov
http://www.leeterry.house.gov

Start Date: 1998
District Represented: District 2
Committee Assignments: Committee on Energy and Commerce
Term Expires: 2013
Next Election: 2012
talk2lee@mail.house.gov
Fax: (202) 226-5452
Date of Birth: January 29, 1962
Education: Nebraska 1984 BA; Creighton 1987 JD
Home City: Omaha
Religion: Methodist
Current Memberships: Member, American Association for Justice; Member, Nebraska
Association of Trial Attorneys; Member, Nebraska Jaycees; Member, Nebraska
Republican Party; Member, Nebraska State Bar Association; Member, Omaha Bar
Association; Member, Republican Main Street Partnership
Career: Attorney/Managing Partner, Schrempp and Salerno (1987-1998); Council
Member, Office of the City Council, City of Omaha, Nebraska (1991-1998)

Staff Assistant/Scheduler John McDonald
Start Date: 2011
Fax: (202) 226-5452
john.mcdonald@mail.house.gov


Health staff: Legislative Counsel Tessie Abraham
Start Date: 2010




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 Legislative Responsibilities: Aging/Senior Citizens; Arts/Humanities; Banking/Finance;
 Budget; Census; Commerce/Business Affairs/Economics; Education; Health/Health
 Care; Insurance; Judiciary Issues; Medicare/Medicaid; Social Security; Taxes; Women's
 Issues
 tessie.abraham@mail.house.gov
 Fax: (202) 226-5452
 Education: Waterloo BA; San Diego JD
 Current Memberships: Member, State Bar of California; Member, Women's
 Congressional Staff Association
 Career: Intern, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States
 Senate (2007-2008); Vice Chair, Women's Congressional Staff Association, United States
 Congress; Legislative Assistant, Office of Representative Lee Terry (R-NE), United States
 House of Representatives (2008-2010); Treasurer, Women's Congressional Staff
 Association, United States Congress (2009-2011)


Committee Assignments
Committee                                     Subcommittee(s)
Committee on Energy and Commerce              Subcommittee on Communications and
                                              Technology, Vice Chairman
                                              Subcommittee on Energy and Power
                                              Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations



 Congressman Jeff Fortenberry [R-Nebraska, 1st District]
 Longworth House Office Building, 1514 Washington, DC 20515-2701
 Tel: (202) 225-4806
 Fax: (202) 225-5686
 E-mail: jeff.fortenberry@mail.house.gov
 Internet: http://fortenberry.house.gov
 Began Service: 2005
 Fax: (202) 225-5686
 E-mail: jeff.fortenberry@mail.house.gov
 Date of Birth: December 27, 1960
 Education: LSU 1978 BA; Georgetown 1986 MPP; Franciscan U 1996 MDiv
 Home City: Lincoln
 Religion: Catholic
 Current Memberships: Member, Lincoln Independent Business Association; Member,
 Lincoln Rotary Club; Member, Saint Joseph Catholic Church
 Career: Staff Member, Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations, Committee on
 Governmental Affairs, United States Senate (1986); Research Associate, Golf South
 Research Institute (1987-1989); Assistant Director, Downtown Development District,
 City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1989-1992); Public Relations and Foundation Activities


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Director, Sandhill Publishing (1995-1998); At-Large Member, Office of the City Council,
City of Lincoln, Nebraska (1997-2001).

Scheduler Rachel Simonin
Fax: (202) 225-5686
rachel.simonin@mail.house.gov
Career: Scheduler/Executive Assistant, Office of Representative Steve King (R-IA),
United States House of Representatives (2009-2010)

Health staff: Health Counsel Ingrid A. Sell
Start Date: 2009
Legislative Responsibilities: Health/Health Care; Medicare/Medicaid; Taxes
Fax: (202) 225-5686
ingrid.sell@mail.house.gov

Committee Assignments
Committee                           Subcommittee(s)
Committee on Agriculture            Subcommittee on Department Operations,
                                    Oversight, and Credit, Chairman
Committee on Foreign Affairs        Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and
                                    Human Rights
                                    Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia
                                    Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere




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Senator Earl Benjamin “Ben” Nelson [D-Nebraska]
Hart Senate Office Building, SH-720, Washington, DC 20510-2706
Tel: (202) 224-6551
Fax: (202) 228-0012
Web Form E-mail: http://bennelson.senate.gov/contact/email.cfm
Internet: http://bennelson.senate.gov/

Reelection Year: 2012
Began Service: 2001
Fax: (202) 228-0012
Date of Birth: May 17, 1941
Education: Nebraska 1963 BA, 1965 MA, 1970 JD
Home City: Omaha
Religion: Methodist
Current Memberships: Member, American Bar Association; Member, Consumer Credit
Insurance Association; Member, Happy Hollow Club, Inc.; Member, Hillcrest County
Club; Member, Nebraska State Bar Association; Member, Omaha Bar Association;
Member, Omaha Club; Member, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America;
Member, Rockbrook United Methodist Church
Career: Insurance Director, Department of Insurance, State of Nebraska (1975-1976);
President, Central National Insurance Group (1978-1981); Chief Executive Officer,
Central National Insurance Group (1980-1981); Chief of Staff and Executive Vice
President, The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (1982-1985); Governor
(D), State of Nebraska (1991-1999).

Scheduler Melanie S. Rogge E-mail: scheduler@bennelson.senate.gov
Fax: (202) 228-0012

Health Staff: Legislative Assistant Charles G. "Charlie" Ellsworth
Start Date: 2010
Legislative Responsibilities: Abortion; Adoption; Alcohol/Tobacco/Firearms;
Arts/Culture/Entertainment; Children/Family Issues; Education; Gun Control;
Health/Health Care; Insurance; Medicare/Medicaid; Native American Affairs; Public
Option Legislation; Social Issues; Stem Cell Research; Welfare Reform; Women's Issues
charlie_ellsworth@bennelson.senate.gov
Fax: (202) 228-0012
Education: Ithaca 2004 BA
Career: Deputy Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE), United States
Senate (2006-2010)




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Committee Assignments
Committee                 Subcommittee(s)
Committee on Agriculture,
Nutrition and Forestry    Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing,
                          Inspection, and Plant and Animal Health
                          Subcommittee on Energy, Science, and Technology
                          Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization, Conservation,
                          Forestry, and Credit
Committee on
Appropriations             Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food
                           and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
                           Subcommittee on Financial Services and General
                           Government
                           Subcommittee on Homeland Security
                           Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related
                           Agencies
                           Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs,
                           and Related Agencies
                           Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, chairman
Committee on Armed
Services                   Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
                           Subcommittee on Personnel
                           Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, chairman
Committee on Rules and     This committee has no subcommittees
Administration




Senator Michael O. “Mike” Johanns [R-Nebraska]
SR-404 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510-2705
Tel: (202) 224-4224
Fax: (202) 228-0436

Reelection Year: 2014
Began Service: 2009
Fax: (202) 228-0436
Date of Birth: June 18, 1950
Education: St Mary’s Col (MN) 1971 BA; Creighton 1974 JD
Home City: Lincoln




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Career: Attorney, Nelson Johanns Morris Holdeman & Titus; Commissioner, Office of
the Board of Commissioners, County of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (1983-1987); Member,
City Council, City of Lincoln, Nebraska (1989-1991); Mayor, City of Lincoln, Nebraska
(1991-1998); Economic Development and Commerce Committee Chairman, National
Governors Association; Governor (R), State of Nebraska (1999-2005); Member, Advisory
Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Export-Import Bank of the
United States; Director and Board Member, National Governors Association; Member,
Interagency Working Group on Import Safety, United States Department of Health and
Human Services; Chairperson, Board of Directors, Commodity Credit Corporation,
United States Department of Agriculture; Member, National Economic Council,
Executive Office of the President; Member, Domestic Policy Council, Executive Office of
the President; Member, National Science and Technology Council, Office of Science and
Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Member, Advisory Council on
Historic Preservation; Member, Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, United States
Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior; Member, Gulf Coast
Recovery and Rebuilding Council, Executive Office of the President; Member, The
Council, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness; Member, Members,
Committee on Climate Change Science and Technology Integration, Executive Office of
the President; Member, President’s Export Council, International Trade Administration,
United States Department of Commerce; Secretary of Agriculture, United States
Department of Agriculture (2005-2007)

Scheduler Kathleen “Katie”Amacio
E-mail: kathleen_amacio@johanns.senate.gov
Fax: (202) 228-0436
Career: Executive Assistant/Scheduler, Office of Representative Steve Pearce (R -
Republican-NM, District 2), United States House of Representatives (2007-2009)

Health staff: Legislative Assistant Lea Stueve
Start Date: 2009
Legislative Responsibilities: Arts/Culture/Entertainment; Children/Teenagers;
Education; Employment/Labor; Family Issues; Health; Health Care; Labor; Medicaid;
Medicare; Native American Affairs; Welfare; Women's Issues
Fax: (202) 228-0436
lea_stueve@johanns.senate.gov
Education: Kansas State
Career: Legislative Correspondent, Office of Representative Jerry Moran (R-KS), United
States House of Representatives (2005-2006); Legislative Assistant, Office of
Representative Jerry Moran (R-KS), United States House of Representatives (2006-2009)

Committee Assignments
Committee                                            Subcommittee(s)
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry     Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign


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                                                 Marketing, Inspection, and Plant and
                                                 Animal Health, Ranking Member
                                                 Subcommittee on Energy, Science, and
                                                 Technology
                                                 Subcommittee on Production, Income
                                                 Protection, and Price Support
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions
                                                 Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation
                                                 and Community Development
                                                 Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and
                                                 Investment
Committee on Environment and Public Works        No subcommittee assignments
Committee on Indian Affairs                      No subcommittee assignments
Committee on Veterans' Affairs                   No subcommittee assignments




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