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Candy Becher
 President

Address: 120 SE Calle Colombo., Columbus NE 68601
Phone: 402-563-2767
E-mail: becherc@discoverers.org
Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska Omaha; Master of Education from Wayne State College.
Family: Son, Blake and daughter-in-law Leigh (Cerny) Becher of Lincoln.
Occupation: Adjunct Faculty in English at Central Community College-Columbus and substitute for Columbus Public Schools.
Community Involvement: Member of the First United Methodist Church, NEA, Book Clubs, and JSN social sorority.
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Doug Molczyk
Vice President

Address: 2870 North Park Lane, Columbus NE 68601
Phone: 402 276-4033
E-mail: molczykd@discoverers.org
Education: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from UNK, Masters of Science in Forensic Science from Nebraska Wesleyan, Graduate from the FBI National Academy.
Family: Wife – Linette, sons: Jason & Trenton, daughter Caitlin and three granddaughters. His children all graduated from CPS and his grandchildren are currently attending CPS.
Occupation: City of Columbus Police Captain.
Community Involvement: Member of First United Methodist Church, Boy Scouts of America, past member of Columbus Jaycees, Morning Rotary Club, former Youth Softball Association board member, former Youth Softball coach, former Columbus High Band Boosters Board member, Coached inline hockey club and recreational level at Columbus Events Center. Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, volunteering at Camp Cedars and still active with Boy Scouts of America.

Mike Jeffryes

Address: 3255 37 Ave.,Columbus NE 68601
E-mail: jeffryesj@discoverers.org
Education: CHS Class of 1995 and associates degree in computer science/data processing from Central Community College
Family: Wife – Trina; Daughters: Paige-CHS Class of 2019 – Enrolled at UNL in their Honors program; Lexi Class of 2020; Brianna, Class of 2025; and Son: Weston Class of 2027.
Occupation: IS Technology/Communications Lead at Columbus Community Hospital.
Community Involvement: YMCA Board, CPS Foundation Board, Past Co-Chair of Taste of Columbus for CPS/STEM, CYSA Board and Head Umpire, Past member of CHS Sports Boosters, AYSO coach, CYSA Coach, and SWISH coach.
Hobbies: Golf, Family activities, and Husker Sports.

Theresa Seipel

Address: 4302 31st St.,
Columbus NE 68601
Phone: 402-562-8193
E-mail:seipelt@discoverers.org
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Wayne State College.
Family: Husband – Steve; Justin, 2006 graduate of Columbus High School, living and working in Columbus; Bethany, 2008 graduate of CHS, married and living in Florida; and Chelsey, 2013 graduate of CHS, married and teaching kindergarten at Lincoln Public Schools.
Occupation: Great Plains State Bank – Personal Banking Officer.
Community Involvement: CPS Foundation Board Member; Leadership Columbus Alumni Association Board Member; American Red Cross blood donor; member of St. Isidore Church; past Go Red for Women committee member; past CHS Band Booster Club board member and past Post Prom subcommittee chair.
Hobbies: “Family movie night”, reading mystery novels, spending time with family and friends.
Doug Willoughby

Address: 656 South Quail Lane, Columbus NE 68601
Phone: 402-564-0217
E-mail: willoughbyd@discoverers.org
Education: Bachelor of Science in English from UNL and Master’s in Educational Technology from Wayne State.
Family: Wife – Carol; Step-sons: Mitch and Spencer Helms.
Occupation:Painter and retired CMS teacher.
Community Involvement: Platte County Literacy tutor and Peace Lutheran Church leadership roles.
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, and traveling.
Ken Curry

Address: 3780 30th Avenue Columbus, Nebraska 68601
Phone: 402-276-7442
Email: curryK@discoverers.org
Education: Bachelor of Science of Mechanical Engineering and MBA from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Occupation: Vice President, Customer & Corporate Services at Nebraska Public Power District
Hobbies: Family, Outdoor Activities (hunting, fishing)