Gov. Ricketts Reappoints Brian W. Kruse as Douglas County Election Commissioner
LINCOLN, NE (STL.News) Governor Pete Ricketts announced the reappointment of Brian W. Kruse as Douglas County Election Commissioner. Kruse has served as Douglas County Election Commissioner since 2016.
Previously, Kruse worked as a Funeral Director in Omaha. Additionally, he has worked as an Assistant Unclaimed Property Administrator at the State of Nebraska Treasurer’s Office.
Kruse holds a Bachelor of Science in History with a Minor in Political Science from Wayne State College. He is a member of the City of Omaha’s Administrative Board of Appeals, and is the former clerk/treasurer of Sanitary Improvement District 415. He also served as the President of the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association – District 1.
Kruse has volunteered for numerous political campaigns and charitable causes. He is a member at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
By law, the Governor appoints the election commissioners for Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster Counties. The appointment is a four-year term.