Committee Composition

  Overall role Audit Compensation Nominating and Corporate Governance Executive Risk and Finance Compliance
Michael S. Dunlap Chairman of the Board               Committee Chair for Executive Committee        
Stephen F. Butterfield Independent Director Vice Chairman of the Board         Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee     Member of Risk and Finance Committee    
James P. Abel Independent Director     Member of Compensation Committee Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee         Committee Chair for Compliance Committee
William R. Cintani Independent Director Member of Audit Committee             Member of Risk and Finance Committee    
Kathleen A. Farrell, Ph.D. Independent Director Member of Audit Committee         Member of Executive Committee Committee Chair for Risk and Finance Committee Member of Compliance Committee
Thomas E. Henning Independent Director Committee Chair for Audit Committee         Member of Executive Committee Member of Risk and Finance Committee    
Kimberly K. Rath Independent Director     Committee Chair for Compensation Committee Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee            
Michael Reardon Independent Director     Member of Compensation Committee Committee Chair for Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee            
David S. Graff Independent Director                 Member of Risk and Finance Committee Member of Compliance Committee
Chairman of the Board = Chairman
Vice Chairman= Vice Chairman
Committee Chair = Chair

Committee Member = Member
Independent Director = Independent Director


Contact the Board

You can contact Nelnet, Inc.'s Board of Directors to provide comments, to report concerns, or to ask a question, at the following address.

Corporate Secretary
Nelnet, Inc.
121 S. 13th St., Ste. 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
United States

You may submit your concern anonymously or confidentially by postal mail. You may also indicate whether you are a shareholder, customer, supplier, or other interested party.

Communications are distributed to the Board, or to any individual directors as appropriate, depending on the facts and circumstances outlined in the communication. In that regard, the Nelnet, Inc. board of directors has requested that certain items which are unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the board should be excluded, such as:

  • Product complaints
  • Product inquiries
  • New product suggestions
  • Resumes and other forms of job inquiries
  • Surveys
  • Business solicitations or advertisements

In addition, material that is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal or similarly unsuitable will be excluded, with the provision that any communication that is filtered out must be made available to any non-management director upon request.

You may also communicate online with our Board of Directors as a group.