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Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

Scott Wilson of Plattsmouth named new commission chair; Frison is vice chair

The Coordinating Commission's governing board has named W. Scott Wilson of Plattsmouth as its new chair. His fellow commissioners voted unanimously for Wilson at the commission's June 15 meeting. He'll serve from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Wilson has served as a commissioner since 2014, currently as an at-large member. He has worked for CenturyLink in Omaha for more than 20 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Wayne State College.

The commission also voted for Deb Frison of Omaha to serve as the vice chair during the coming year. Frison was appointed a commissioner in 2012, representing Nebraska Supreme Court Judicial District 2.  Frison is Deputy Commissioner of School Improvement for the Nebraska Department of Education. Prior to her current role, she was principal at Omaha Burke High School for seven years.

Wilson and Frison will be joined on the commission's Executive Committee by Dwayne Probyn of Papillion and Carol Zink of Lincoln, the outgoing chair.

The Commission is governed by an 11-member board - six representing the state's judicial districts and five at-large. The board's District 3 seat is currently vacant.