Cooper Foundation Trustees – 1935 to present

Joseph H. Cooper, Founder (1935-1946)

Charles Stuart, President, Stuart Investment Co. (1935-1938)

John E. Miller, Founder and President, Miller & Paine (1935-1938)

Sidney R. Kent, Attorney (1935-1942)

Samuel C. Waugh, Banker; Undersecretary of State; President, Export-Import Bank (1935-1953), Honorary Trustee (1953)

Maxwell V. Beghtol, Attorney (1935-1956)

Edwin N. Van Horne, Attorney (1935-1971)

J. C. Seacrest, Publisher, Lincoln Journal (1937-1942)

R. Erle Campbell, Chairman, Miller & Paine (1938-1978)

J. W. Seacrest, Publisher, Lincoln Journal (1939-1944)

T. B. Strain, Chairman, Continental National Bank (1939-1957)

Arthur S. Raymond, Chairman, Lincoln Drug Co. (1940-1964)

C.S. Boucher, Chancellor, University of Nebraska (1942-1947)

Samuel R. McKelvie, Nebraska Governor; Federal Farm Board; Publisher, The Nebraska Farmer (1944-1953)

J. Lee Rankin, Partner, Beghtol, Foe and Rankin; Solicitor General of the United States; Corporation Counsel for the City of New York (1946-1984), Honorary Trustee (1984)

W.W. Putney, Chairman, Midwest Life Insurance Co. (1953-1969)

C. Wheaton Battey, Chairman, First National Bank (1953-1976)

Elwood N. Thompson, President & Chair, Cooper Foundation (1953-2002)

Theodore A. Sick, Chairman, Security Mutual Life Insurance Co. (1956-1978)

Hermine Goldberg, Esther and Hermine Goldberg Foundation, Honorary Trustee (1965)

Robert A. Dobson, Chairman Emeritus, Dobson Brothers Construction Co. (1966-1993)

Burnham Yates, Chairman and President, First National Bank (1971-1990)

James H. Zumberge, Chancellor, University of Nebraska (1974-1975)

Jack Campbell, CLU, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance (1974-current)

W.W. Neurnberger, Juvenile Court of Lancaster County (1977-1997), Honorary Trustee (1998)

John E. Olsson, Founder, Olsson Associates (1978-2004)

Kathryn Druliner, Hovland-Swanson (1978-2008)

Mel C. Glatz, Founder, Mel C. Glatz & Associates, Inc., Honorary Trustee (1979)

Harold Hoppe, Chairman, W.F. Hoppe Lumber Company (1979-1990)

E. J. Faulkner, Honorary Chairman, Woodman Accident and Life Co. (1979-1993)

Norton Warner, President, Warner Enterprises (1979-2014), Emeritus (2015)

Sue Renken, Stenger-Pribbeno, Ltd. (1981-2005)

Art Thompson, President, Cooper Foundation (1984-current)

William C. Smith, Chairman Emeritus, FirsTier Financial Inc. (1989-2002)

Durward B. Varner, President Emeritus, University of Nebraska; Chairman Emeritus, University of Nebraska Foundation (1991-1998), Honorary Trustee (1999)

Jane Hood, Retired, Humanities Nebraska (1994-current)

Richard Vierk, Managing Partner, Vierk & Associates LLC (1994-current)

John White, President, Nebraska Wesleyan University (1997-2011)

Brad Korell, Vice President, Business Development, Olsson Associates (2004-current)

Robert Nefsky, Partner, Rembolt, Ludtke & Berger LLP (2004-current)

Kim Robak, Partner, Mueller Robak LLC (2009-current)

Linda Crump, Retired, Assistant to the Chancellor for Equity, Access and Diversity Programs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2009-current)

Richard Knudsen, Retired Partner, Knudsen, Berkheimer, Richardson, Endicott, LLP, Honorary Trustee (2014)

Pam Snow, Retired, Nebraska Cultural Endowment (2014-current)