We are excited to welcome Tyre “TJ” McDowell, Jr.to Civic Nebraska’s Board of Directors! As Civic Nebraska rapidly expands our programs we are also expanding our board. TJ’s experience in the schools, non-profit sector, and community will prove to be an invaluable resource as Civic Nebraska grows.
T.J. works for Lincoln Public Schools where he helps students graduate from high school. Prior to joining Lincoln Public Schools he served as the Executive Director of the Clyde Malone Community Center, Program Manager at the Community Health Endowment, Executive Director of the Lighthouse, and Director of Education Outreach at Lincoln Action Program.
T.J. has a degree in Sociology from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the Food Bank, United Way of Lincoln/Lancaster County, and is Vice President of the NAACP-Lincoln Branch. He and his wife Becky are the proud parents of Tyana a 9th grader at Southeast High School and Jordan a 7th grader at Lefler Middle School.
Please join us in welcoming TJ to the board!