Hon. Mary Ann Borgeson

NACo President; Commissioner, Douglas County, Neb.

Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson was first elected to the Douglas County, Neb. Board of Commissioners in 1994. She was re-elected to her 7th term in 2018.

In 1997, Commissioner Borgeson was the first woman elected to serve as chairwoman of the Douglas County Board and has served in this capacity for numerous years.

She currently serves as president of the National Association of Counties (NACo). She is the first woman from Nebraska to hold this position. 

Commissioner Borgeson has served as chair of the NACo Health Policy and Cyber Security Committees and vice chair of the Large Urban County Caucus, Healthy Counties Board and Health Committee. She has also served on NACo’s International Economic Development Task Force, Arts and Culture Commission, Membership Committee and Programs and Services Committee. Commissioner Borgeson is a past president of Women of NACo.

More from Hon. Mary Ann Borgeson

  • County News

    Get involved with NACo!

    Looking ahead to my year as NACo president, I want to take this opportunity to let you know about the appointments that I will have the privilege of making to NACo’s leadership team. Do More Apply for NACo leadership positions
  • County News

    Renewed Support for Medicaid at 50

    In 1965 — 50 years ago July 30 — President Johnson signed the landmark legislation that created Medicaid. In so many ways, it was a different world then. Televisions had antennas and broadcast just a few channels in black and white. Gas cost 31 cents a gallon and the Dow was at 969. Tobacco had only just been declared a hazard.