With a strong and growing coalition in Nebraska, the USGLC works to educate and engage policymakers and community leaders on why investments in development and diplomacy help keep America safe and strengthen Nebraska’s economy.

The USGLC’s Nebraska Advisory Committee brings together more than 90 business, faith, non-profit, and political leaders who understand how American global leadership matters for Nebraska. We’re also proud of Nebraska’s Veterans for Smart Power – part of a nationwide network of 30,000 veterans.

Advisory Committee Co-Chairs

Hon. Ben Nelson

U.S. Senate (2001-2013) and Governor (1991-1999)

Hon. Douglas Bereuter

U.S. House of Representatives (1979 – 2004)

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Top Facts

In 2021, Nebraska exported
$8.0 billion
in goods to foreign markets.

In Nebraska,
255,600 jobs (19.00%)
are supported by trade.

In 2018-2019,
1,926 students
in Nebraska studied abroad.

USGLC in Nebraska

  • December 12, 2022

    Virtual Salon with Representative Adrian Smith (R-NE-03)

    Rose Leonard | December 12, 2022

    The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) hosted Representative Adrian Smith (R-NE-03) at a virtual salon with Nebraska’s Advisory Committee members and other state leaders. Topics discussed in the fruitful conversation included international...

  • November 16, 2022

    What They’re Saying in the Heartland: COP27 and America’s Global Climate Leadership

    Jack Berson, Rose Leonard | November 16, 2022

    No matter where you live on this earth, the impact of climate shocks are felt globally. The swings between flooding and drought impact the flow and availability of water as evidenced in the Horn of Africa and Britain, but also closer to America’s...

  • November 14, 2022

    Community Spotlight: Seward, Nebraska

    Zane Francescato | November 14, 2022

    Local leaders from across the Heartland are recognizing the positive impacts of American global engagement on local communities. One such a leader is Josh Eickmeier—a Nebraska Advisory Committee Member—who has served the community of Seward...

  • September 12, 2022

    U.S. Heartland Global Leadership Day

    Nezar Jamal | September 12, 2022

    The world around us is getting smaller every day as global crises like food insecurity, supply chain disruption, global health, conflict, and a rapidly changing climate are impacting the health and livelihoods of Americans here at home. From empty...

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Zane Francescato
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