About LEA

Established in 1921, the Lincoln Education Association has over 2,800 active and retired members. We are the recognized bargaining agent for certificated staff in the Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, Nebraska. LEA is the local affiliate of the Nebraska State Education Association and the National Education Association.

LEA Board Members

Rita Bennett

President

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Deb Rasmussen

Vice President

Goodrich
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Eastridge
  • Northeast
  • Norwood Park
  • Pershing
  • Randolph
  • Riley

Linda Freye

Secretary/ Treasurer

Maxey
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Bryan Community
  • Calvert
  • Humann
  • McPhee
  • Pound
  • Pyrtle
  • Sherrill Program

Ed Aken

Elementary Representative

Cavett Elementary
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Everett
  • Lincoln High
  • Prescott
  • Roper
  • Saratoga
  • Scott
  • Wysong

TBD

At-Large Representative

TBD
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Belmont
  • Campbell
  • Clinton
  • Fredstrom
  • Goodrich
  • Schoo

Michael Geist

At-Large Representative

Lincoln Southwest
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Arnold
  • Culler
  • Hartley
  • Lakeview
  • Mickle
  • North Star

Nora Lenz

Middle Level Representative

Mickle
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Beattie
  • Cavett
  • Dawes
  • Irving
  • Park
  • Southwest
  • West Lincoln

Chris Martin

Elementary Representative

West Lincoln
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • East
  • Holmes
  • Kloefkorn
  • Lefler
  • Lux
  • Maxey

Isau Metes

Senior High Representative

The Career Academy
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Brownell
  • Hill
  • Morley
  • (SPED) Hawthorne
  • Yankee Hill
  • Career Academy

Megan Simsic

Elementary Representative

Huntington
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Adams
  • Elliott
  • Moore
  • Rousseau
  • Sheridan
  • Southeast
  • Zeman

Jennifer Trausch

At-Large Representative

Lincoln High
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Board Member Liaison to:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Huntington
  • Kahoa
  • Kooser
  • LPSDO
  • Meadow Lane
  • Science Focus

LEA Staff Members

Bailey Feit

Uniserv Director

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Elaine Koch

Membership & Finance

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Emily Mills

Government Relations & Governance

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