Doug Zbylut, Nebraskans for the Arts
October 20, 2017

Doug Zbylut, executive director for Nebraskans for the Arts which is a grassroots organization dedicated to advocating for the arts to federal, state and local policymakers on the topic of arts education and promoting the arts and creative industries in Nebraska.  Doug has leadership experience spanning both the private industry and nonprofit arenas.  At Nebraskans for the Arts, he is responsible for overall agency operations, program management and development, lobbying, marketing, fundraising, special events, community relations, human resources, finances and board development.   Doug previously served as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha, deputy director at Omaha Children's Museum.  He has also served in the role of government relations at iSecuretrac, where he oversaw lobbying activities and monitored legislation and regulations related electronic monitoring at the federal and state level.  

Doug is a native Nebraskan and started his career in higher education working in grants offices at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and Creighton University.  Doug received his B.A. in Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.