District 1

Don KellyDon Kelly, District 1 Commissioner & Chairman

Phone: 402-206-1807
Term: 2020 to 2024
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Commissioner Don Kelly is the Sarpy County Commissioner from the 1st District and the Chairman of the Board. He began his first term in office in January 2013. His current term expires December 2024.

Commissioner Kelly is a graduate of the University of Nebraska. Don is also a Vice President at The Garrett Group, Inc. and is a retired United States Air Force Colonel. He and his wife, Melinda, reside in Papillion and have two sons and one grandchild.

Community Service

Don serves on the Board of Directors of the 55th Wing Association and the Papillion La Vista Schools Foundation. He is also an active member of the:

  • Offutt Advisory Council
  • Omaha Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Advisory Group
  • Sarpy County Chamber
  • Trinity Lutheran Church