LeRoy Sievers

LeRoy Sievers

Candidate for Board of Directors

Lower Platte South NRD

LPSNDR Sub-District 4

LeRoy is a long time resident of Lincoln, having grown up in Blair, NE & graduating from Doane College (BA Math). He served 3 years in the US Army (2 Years in the White House), then worked in Washington DC as a programmer/analyst and earned an MS. He returned to Nebraska in 1975 and graduated from UNL Law School in 1977.

While in the Attorney General's Office LeRoy worked on interstate litigation dealing with water issues on the Missouri and Platte Rivers. Later in state agencies he continued to work on a variety of water and natural resource related issues including flood mitigation efforts. He was a co-presenter across the state in programs to flood plain administrators. His experience in this area can help him appreciate the challenges facing the flood protection efforts and the strategies that may be successful.

LeRoy's lengthy experience in water and natural resources issues in Nebraska as well as decades of service on various boards gives LeRoy a unique set of skills to address the needs of the LPS NRD.

Having served on numerous boards developing policy guidance for management to implement, gives LeRoy insight in how to effectively work with others to focus on priorities so that they can be accomplished.

LeRoy is a proven leader, with experience and insight on how to get things done.

Lower Platte South NRD

LeRoy is a candidate for Sub-District 4. Sub-district 4 is the most populated sub-district in the Lower Platte South LPSNDR which covers parts of southeast Lincoln, Roca, Hickman, Martell, Sprague, Hallam, and surrounding areas. To find out your district, visit the LPSNDR interactive map here.


Former Assistant Attorney General focused on water issues

Former Legal Counsel to state agencies:

  • Department of Natural Resources

  • Department of Water Resources

Legal Support for the Nebraska Natural Resources Commission

Presented multiple programs across the state to Flood Plain Administrators

Presented programs on How to be a Good NRD Board Member


Property tax relief

Enhance flood mitigation efforts

Support trails

Increase soil & water conservation efforts such as subsidizing best management practices

Increase planting of trees

Work collaboratively with other board members to accomplish goals


Member of the Board of Directors of the Capital Humane Society

Past Chair & member of the Board of Directors of the Red Cross

Past President & member of the Board of the Cornhusker Council, Boy Scouts of America

Past President of the Lincoln Bar Association

Former member & Chair of the Lincoln Energy Commission

Member of the Board & Past President the Sunrise Optimist Club

Moderator & Elder of East Lincoln Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)