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State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects

Board Members

The Board was established by the Legislature in 1937 to administer the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act.

The Board comprises eight members: four professional engineers, three architects, and one public member as appointed by the Governor. One architect and one professional engineer must be a faculty member from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s respective college. Each member serves for five-year terms.


Current Members

  • Krista L. Kester, Public Member, Douglas, Chair
  • Jennifer A. Klein, Professional Engineer, Lincoln, Vice-Chair
  • Lenora A. Isom, Architect, Ashland, Secretary
  • Jan L. Bostelman, Professional Engineer, Brainard, Board Member
  • Mark S. Champion, Architect, Lincoln, Board Member
  • Brian M. Kelly, Architect, Omaha, Education Member
  • Randall D. Peters, Professional Engineer, Lincoln, Education Member
  • Daniel J. Thiele, Professional Engineer, Omaha, Board Member


If you are interested in serving the state as a Board member, go here to learn about the application process.


If you have any questions about becoming a board member, please contact us.