Family, friends and Sarpy County employees filled the Sarpy County Boardroom on Jan. 3, 2019, as seven newly elected officials took their oaths of office.
District Judge Nathan Cox presided over the ceremony and administered the oaths to:
• Clerk of the District Court Dori Heath – Heath is starting her first term in office after serving as Chief Deputy Clerk of the District Court for two years. Before joining Sarpy County, Heath was the District Court Clerk in Colfax County for 14 years. She received her bachelor's degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and her master's degree from Creighton.
• County Assessor Dan Pittman – Pittman is starting his sixth term as Assessor. He was first elected in 1998. Pittman earned his bachelor's degree from Grace University and his master's degree from Bellevue University. He also served in the U.S. Navy for six years.
• County Attorney Lee Polikov – Polikov has served as Sarpy County Attorney since 1999. He spent 26 years working at the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office. He received his law degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
• County Engineer Dennis Wilson – Wilson was first elected in 2010 as the Sarpy County Surveyor, a role that was changed to Engineer. In this role, he oversees the Sarpy County Public Works Department.
• County Treasurer Brian Zuger – Zuger is starting his first term as Treasurer. He served as a Sarpy County Commissioner for two years representing District 3. Zuger received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Bellevue University.
• Commissioner David Klug – Klug is starting his first term representing District 2 on the County Board of Commissioners. He served for 12 years on the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District Board of Directors. He is the Director of Process for Think Whole Person Healthcare. He received his bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
• Commissioner Jim Warren – Warren, who represents District 5, is starting his third term on the Board of Commissioners. He served on the Gretna City Council for two years and was Mayor of Gretna for 12 years. Warren is a member of the Gretna Volunteer Fire Department and has served in various offices for that organization. He earned his bachelor's degree from Toccoa Falls College.