LINCOLN – Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has announced the appointment of a Nebraska native to fill an upcoming vacancy in the State Legislature.
Ricketts announced Wednesday that Julie Slama, a fifth generation Nebraskan from Peru, to fill an upcoming vacancy in Legislative District 1.
Slama worked with special needs students as a Substitute Paraprofessional at Auburn Public Schools. Most recently, she served as Press Secretary on Ricketts reelection campaign.
The appointment is effective January 9th, 2019 when current Senator Dan Watermeier steps down to be sworn in as a member of the Public Service Commission.