A long time believer in the power of politics and civic participation, Kate has spent much of her adulthood working to improve the lives of Nebraskans. Her work began with an internship with former US Senator Ben Nelson that evolved into a staff assistant position, and later his press assistant in Washington DC, igniting her passion for policy and politics. Notably, Kate has also worked with both State Senators Mike McDonnell and Matt Hansen as a legislative aide. From working on numerous campaigns, like Bob Kerrey’s in 2012, to her work at the legislature, Kate is committed to an holistic approach to policy making which means placing the needs of her constituents at the top of her priorities.
At the age of 33, Kate works as the Donor Services Coordinator at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, which supports children, young adults, and families at risk with the overall goal of giving our state’s most vulnerable kids what they need to thrive. She is also currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Nebraska Omaha. She and her partner live near Lake Zorinsky with their young daughter and four dogs.
As City Council Member for District 5, Kate wants to Support small businesses to build a strong local economy. She also planst to lead the conversation on public safety helping clarify community policing, bringing the police department and community advocates to the table. Improve and innovate basic city services.
Fore more on Kate Godsdiner visit her website KateGotsdinerforOmaha.com
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