The official selection committee voted 3-0 today to name Angela Burmeister as the District 3 representative on the Sarpy County Board of Commissioners.
Burmeister, Managing Partner at Berkshire & Bermeister Law Offices, is the chair of the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Legislation and Annual Meeting committees. Since 2013, she has represented District 4 on the Nebraska Supreme Court’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Commission.
She graduated from Bellevue West High School, then attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She received her law degree from Creighton School of Law.
Burmeister serves on the Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Board of Directors and the Omaha Children’s Museum’s Guild Board. She served on the Fontenelle Forest Board of Directors from 2009-2017, including one term as President of the Board.
The District 3 seat became vacant when Brian Zuger resigned on Jan. 2 to assume the position of Sarpy County Treasurer. He was elected to the new position in November. Burmeister will serve the remaining two years of the term.
Per state statute, the Sarpy County Attorney, County Clerk and County Treasurer served as the selection committee. Fourteen applicants met the Jan. 18 deadline to apply and were considered for the position.