Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2012; re-elected 2016

Born Sept. 24, 1981, in Omaha.

Education: Graduate of Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart High School, 1999; Smith College (B.A.), 2003; Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (J.D.), 2008.

Family: Married Doug Schroder, Oct. 16, 2015.

Occupation: Freelance development consultant

Former: Development director, OneWorld Community Health Centers and staff attorney, Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition.

Member: board, Omaha Public Schools Foundation; advisory board, New Leaders Council Omaha; CHI Health Metro Community Board; steering committee co-chair, Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development; executive committee, Midwestern Legislative Conference; advisory board, Child Health Research Institute; co-chair, 2019 Heat the Streets Run/Walk for Warmth; advisory board, United States Global Leadership Coalition.

Former member: executive committee, National Conference of State Legislatures; UNO-UNMC Transition Advisory Council; board, Live Well Omaha; 2018 Leadership Nebraska.

Honors and awards: 2019 Ten Outstanding Young Omahans Award, Omaha Jaycees; 2019 Women in Government Leadership Recognition, National Conference of State Legislatures; 2016 IBEW Richard Nolan Memorial Service Award; 2016 NeHII HIT Visionary Award; 2015 Healthy Homes Star Award, Healthy Kids Alliance; 2015 Milo Mumgaard Emerging Leader Award, Nebraska Appleseed; 2014 40 Under 40 Award, Midlands Business Journal; 2012 Eleanor Roosevelt Rising Star Award, Douglas County Democratic Party.