Rick Yoder


Rick Yoder works at the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC), a department of UNO’s College of Business Administration (CBA). He serves as a consultant for the NBDC Technology Commercialization program, the Director of the Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center, and CBA’s Sustainability Lead.

Yoder was elected to the OPPD board in 2016. He served as vice chair in 2020, and currently serves as treasurer. He has also served as secretary.

His previous elected office was on the Murray-Conestoga School Board. He currently serves on the board of Keep Cass County Beautiful (a Keep America Beautiful affiliate).

Yoder is a registered professional engineer in Nebraska and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-conditioning Engineers.

Yoder and his wife, Dr. Lissa Nelson, have two children, and they have lived in Cass County since 1992.


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