Governor Ricketts Names Crime Commission Executive Director

Governor Ricketts Names Crime Commission Executive Director

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a press release from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts in regards to the Governor assigning a new Crime Commission Executive Director for Nebraska:

“Governor Pete Ricketts named Don Arp, Jr. of Lincoln as the next Executive Director of the Nebraska Crime Commission.

Arp, 39, has worked for the State of Nebraska leading operational excellence initiatives since 2016 first for the Center of Operational Excellence and then for the Division of Children and Family Services at the Department of Health and Human Services.  In his work, he has helped the Crime Commission, the Nebraska State Patrol Crime Lab, the Brand Committee, and numerous other state agencies to improve their operations and performance.

Before his work with the State of Nebraska, Arp worked at Nelnet’s Innovation Hub as a Business Anthropologist where his team was named Corporate Innovator of the Year by Silicon Prairie News in 2015.  He also worked as a Senior Contract Analyst and Contract Administrator for Catholic Health Initiatives, and a Performance Auditor for the Legislative Audit Office of the Nebraska Legislature.

Arp’s first day as Crime Commission Executive Director will be Monday, Feb. 18. This appointment follows the retirement of Executive Director Darrell Fisher.  Fisher had served the State of Nebraska for over 33 years.”