History Nebraska is an independent Nebraska state agency that is directly governed by a fifteen-member board of trustees. History Nebraska is also a membership organization. Members elect twelve trustees, four from each of the state's three congressional districts, to staggered three-year terms. Three trustees are appointed by the Governor, one from each congressional district. Nominations are made by a board-appointed nominating committee.
Below is an application to self-nominate and run for election to the Board of Trustees. Those completing this form must upload a written petition containing signatures of not less than 25 active members of History Nebraska, available here. The application deadline is August 18, 2019.