Robert M Schafer
Robert M. Schafer
Personal and Professional
Civic Activities and Memberships
Professional Associations and Memberships
Randolph Ferlic M.D.
Vice Chairman 2007
Elected to the Board of Regents in 1994
Personal and Professional
Born in Columbus, Nebraska on April 7, 1955
Married to Kate Borchman on December 31, 1991, two children
Program Director, Center for Rural Affairs
Bethany Lutheran Church, Lyons, NE
Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement
Outstanding Alumnus Award -- Central Community College-Platte Campus
Bachelor of Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Graduate of Lakeview High School in Columbus
Professional Memberships and Service
U. S. Department of Agriculture Commission on Small Farms, 1997-1999
Nebraska Network 21 Food Systems Committee, 1993-1997
Keystone Center Structure of Agriculture Group
Former co-chairman, North Central Region Technical Committee, USDA Low Input Sustainable Agriculture Research Program
External Advisory Committee on Bioethics, Iowa State University, 1987-1990
Advisory committee for the Human Systems Research Team, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, 1990-1994
Board of Directors, Bread for the World, 1988-1994
USDA Agricultural Science and Technology Review Board, 1991-1996
Agriculture Builders of Nebraska
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Brock Lewis was raised in Seward, Nebraska. He is a junior Bioinformatics major with minors in Computer Science and Chemistry. He has been involved with student government since first enrolling at UNO, having represented both his freshman class and the College of IS&T as a senator. Brock is involved with Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, serving as an executive member for the last year, and upon graduation he plans to pursue a career in dentistry.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984255 Nebraska Medical Center
6001 Bennett Hall
Omaha, NE 68198-4255
Elected to the Board of Regents 2015
Andrew Shaw, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, but lived for a short time in both Wisconsin and Oregon before returning to Nebraska in 2001. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2013. Andrew is a second year physical therapy student at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with expected graduation May, 2016. He is currently President of the Physical Therapy Class of 2016 and Co-Chairman for the annual PT philanthropy benefitting the Arthritis Foundation. After graduation Andrew intends on pursing a Sport Residency Program to allow him to earn a Sports Certified Specialist certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Thien Chau was born in Vietnam and moved to California at the age of three, eventually settling in Omaha when he was fifteen. Thien is a Political Science and Environmental Studies double major, with an Economics minor. Outside of being the ASUN President, Thien is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and served on the executive board. He is also a member of the Mortar Board National Honor Society. Thien is highly involved in sustainability, and served on the ASUN Environmental Sustainability Committee for the past two years. He looks forward to working with the Board and taking a holistic approach at all matters of student and administrative affairs.
University of Nebraska at Kearney
From North Platte, Nebraska, Evan Calhoun is currently a junior studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Apart from being the Student Body President/Student Regent, he is involved in the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. His parents and sister live in North Platte. He is extremely honored and excited to begin this new journey on the Board of Regents.