Schieffer Joins CCC Foundation Board of Directors

January 27, 2022

Jeanne SchiefferThe Central Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeanne Schieffer to its board of directors. Schieffer comes to the CCC Foundation board with a wealth of experience in civic and corporate organizations.

“We are excited to have Jeanne on the Central Community College Foundation board,” said Dean Moors, CCC Foundation executive director. “She is well-respected in the community and has the background and experience that will fit very well with the mission of Central Community College and the foundation.”

Schieffer most recently served as president of the 750-member Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce from 2019 to 2021. During that time, she managed the chamber through the massive flooding of 2019 and the pandemic in 2020. Since stepping down as chamber president, Schieffer has been working as a communications consultant and a freelance copywriter.

From 1995 to 2019, Schieffer was employed by the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), serving in a number of capacities within the corporate communications department. Before managing the department for 10 years, Schieffer was a writer, media representative, advertising specialist, supervisor, change management consultant and project communicator.

“It’s an honor to be a member of the CCC Foundation board,” said Schieffer. “Central Community College is a tremendous asset for Nebraska. I am proud to represent an institution that is economical, professional and trade-focused, and accessible to so many students, whether they are pursuing a college degree or advancing their careers.”

Schieffer earned a bachelor of fine arts from the University of South Dakota and a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She previously worked as an adjunct English instructor for CCC.

Active in the community, Schieffer serves on the Centro Hispano Board of Directors and is a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church. She and her husband, Tim, are the parents of two adult daughters.