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Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

Bishop appointed to Court of Appeals, resigns commissioner post

Coordinating Commission Vice Chair Riko Bishop of Lincoln has been appointed to the Nebraska Court of Appeals, 1st District. As a result, Bishop resigned as a commissioner, a post she held since 2007.

Bishop most recently worked as an attorney with Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O. Her work has focused on general civil litigation and appeals, with the last five years focused primarily on domestic matters, worker’s compensation, and school law issues.

Bishop represented the 1st District as a member of the coordinating commission. The 1st District covers Lancaster and Seward Counties. Commission members are appointed by the governor and approved by the legislature.

Clark Anderson of Lincoln has replaced Bishop as vice chair of the commission.