Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that two local residents were among several appointments to Nebraska’s boards and commissions. The appointments provide crucial insight and expertise to their respective boards, committees and commissions.

Mark (Tony) Kaufman of Gering was appointed to the Greater Nebraska Chief Elected Officials Board, an unpaid position that isn’t subject to approval by the state Legislature.

Elizabeth A. Hilyard of Gering was appointed to the Nebraska Power Review Board, subject to approval by the Legislature.

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