Board Service

  • Elected to the Board of Regents 2018
  • Represents District 4
  • Audit Risk and Compliance Committee. 
    • Member (2018 – 2020)
    • Chair (2020 – 2022)
  • Academic Affairs Committee.
    • Member (2022 – present)
  • Executive Committee. 
    • Member (2022 – present)

Academic Background

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude (2012).

  • Student Body President/Student Regent for UNO
  • Speaker of the Senate
  • Chi Omega Community Service Chair
  • Omicron Delta Kappa honors society
  • Vice Chancellor's Student Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Student in Arts and Sciences
  • Outstanding Student in Political Science.

University of Notre Dame Law School, Juris Doctor (2015).

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Notre Dame Journal of Legislation
  • Dean's Award in her Intensive Trial Advocacy Class
  • Student attorney in a low income law clinic.


Elizabeth O'Connor is currently serving as a Deputy County Attorney in the Civil Division of the Douglas County, Nebraska Attorneys Office. Prior to that she was a litigator in private practice.

Received UNO Young Alumni Award (2022)


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