York County Nebraska

Kurt Bulgrin
District 2 Commissioner
714 Road U
Waco, NE 68460
(402) 366-6458
kurtbulgrin@hotmail.com

Political Affiliation: Republican
Elected: 2008

Committee Memberships:

  • Economic Development
  • Emergency Manager Liaison
  • Employees Manual
  • GIS Steering
  • Landfill Board
  • Road Department Liaison
  • Safety Committee
  • SENDD – Alternate
  • Veterans Liaison
  • York Visitors Committee

Biographical Data:

  • Education
    • Centennial High School – 1998
    • Southeast Community College – 2001
  • Present Occupation
    • Legislative Aide, Nebraska Legislature
  • Memberships
    • Thrivent Financial Seward County Chapter Leadership Team, President
    • York County Republican Committee, Chairman
    • Church Council of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Utica
    • Stewardship Board of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Utica



Photo of Lori A. Byers Lori A. Byers
713 S. 1st Ave
McCool Junction, NE 68401
Work (402) 362-7626
Appointed: 2006
Biographical Data:

  • Family
    • Husband, Charles & Children,
      Daniel, Carolyn, Sarah
  • Education
    • Bachelor of Science – Agriculture
      • Secondary – Gerontology
    • Master of Science
      • Secondary – Long Term Care Administration
  • Present Occupation
    • Program Manager – York County Aging Office
  • Former Occupation
    • Northeast Kansas Dept of SRS – Human Resources Director
  • Political Services
    • McCool Legionnaires
    • York Lions Club


Photo of Cynthia D. Heine Cynthia D. Heine
1703 Road Q
Waco, NE 68460
Home (402)366-6458
Work (402)362-7759
clerk@york.nacone.org
Political Affiliation: Republican
Appointed: 2005
Elected: 2006
Biographical Data:

  • Family
    • Husband, Larry &
      Children, Greg
      and Tena
  • Education
    • Centennial Public
      School – 1968
  • Present Occupation
    • York County Clerk/
      Election Commissioner/Register of Deeds
  • Former Occupation
    • Deputy County Clerk (1998-2005)
    • Upper Big Blue NRD (3 years)
    • York County Court (6 years)
    • County Clerk’s Office Accounts Payable(3 years)
  • Memberships
    • Zion Thayer – Church Organist





Gary Petersen
Emergency Manager
1740 154th
Garland, NE 68360
Home: (402) 588-2464

Political Affiliation: Republican
Appointed: 2008

Biographical Data:

  • Family
    • Wife, Paula
      & Children, Holly
      and Daniel
  • Education
    • McCool Junction – 1976
    • Southeast Community
      College – Milford – 1985

  • Present Occupation
    • Emergency Management Director
  • Memberships
    • St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church
    • Knights of Columbus
    • Nebraska Association of Emergency Management
    • International Association of Emergency Managers
    • Pheasants Forever



Don Sandman
Veterans’ Service Officer
1175 G St.
Utica, NE 68456
Home (402) 534-2009
Work (402) 362-4047
Cell (402) 366-2433
Fax (402) 362-4025
donnysandman@hotmail.com
veteranservices@yorkcountyne.com

Political Affiliation: Republican
Appointed: 2002

Biographical Data:

  • Family
    • Wife, Becky
      & Daughters, Julie, Kristi,
      Marissa, Angela, Deanna
  • Education
    • Hebron High School – 1971

  • Past certifications in the following:
    • Law Enforcement Officer
    • EMT – Defibrillator
      (one confirmed life saved)
    • Firefighter
    • Tornado Spotter
    • Weather Observer for the
      Nation Weather Service
    • Supervisor Training
    • OSHA General/Construction/
      Operations
    • Water Operator
    • Municipal Pool Manger
  • Present Occupation:
    • Veterans’ Service Officer
  • Former Occupations:
    • Bridge Welder
    • Law Enforcement Officer
    • Machinist
    • Gage Calibration Technician
    • Village Maintenance Supervisor
    • Ethanol Plant Safety Director
    • Crane/Heavy Equipment Operator
    • Construction Field Coordinator
    • Groundwater Pollution Detection/Clean-Up Supervisor
  • Military Service:
    • Air Force - Four years
      • Served in southeast Asia during last year of Vietnam War
        while participating in LINEBACKER II
      • Towed B52 Bombers and KC135 Tanker Aircrafts
      • Driver/Dispatcher
  • Political Services:
    • Veterans' Service Officer
      • Assisting any and all veterans, spouses, and children with government assistance.
  • Former Political Services:
    • Volunteer Firefighter (held offices)
    • Volunteer EMT/Defibrillator
    • Volunteer Tornado Spotter
    • Domestic Disturbance Prevention – Charter Member
  • Memberships:
    • Life Member-Disabled American Veteran
    • Life Member-Veteran of Foreign War
    • Life Member-Vietnam Veterans of American
    • American Legion
    • Knights of Columbus
    • Lector and Acolyte Catholic Church – Current and past 25 years
    • Various Committees and Trustees in Catholic Church
  • Other Data:
    • Spouse has been Village Clerk in Utica for the past 22 years
    • Eleven grandchildren four are step
    • Buried a grandchild

Brenda Scavo
1114 N Wisconsin Avenue
York, NE 68467
Home (402) 362-1820
Work (402) 362-4929
treasurer@yorkcountyne.com

Political Affiliation: Republican
Appointed: 2005
Elected: 2006

    Biographical Data:
  • Family
    • Husband, Steve & Daughters,
      Lyndsay and Leah
  • Education
    • Ponca High School,
      Ponca, NE – 1981
    • University of Nebraska
      at Lincoln – 1986
  • Present Occupation
    • York County Treasurer
Photo of Brenda Scavo

  • Former Occupation
    • Deputy County Treasurer
    • Accounts Payable Clerk – York County Clerk’s Office
  • Political Services
    • United Fund of York
    • Leadership York
    • Homestead Girl Scout Council
  • Memberships
    • First United Methodist Church
    • York High School – Fine Arts Booster Board
  • Other Data
    • o Nebraska Certified County Treasurer