Sen. John Arch

Speaker of the Legislature

District 14
Room 2103
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2730
Committee Assignments
  • Reference
  • Rules
  • Executive Board
  • Legislative Performance Audit
  • Legislature's Planning Committee
  • Statewide Tourism And Recreational Water Access and Resource Sustainability (LB406)
  • Economic Recovery Special Committee


Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2018; re-elected 2022

Born Oct. 6, 1955, in Sioux City, Iowa.

Education: Graduate of Sioux City North High School, 1973; Grace University (B.A.), 1977; Western Conservative Baptist Seminary (M.A.), 1980; University of Nebraska Omaha (MBA), 1987.

Family: Married Brenda Ann Mengel, June 17, 1978; two children: Cameron and Nicholas.

Occupation: Health care consultant

Member: board, Grace Life Bible Church; board, Assure Women’s Center.

Former member: board, Nebraska Hospital Association; board, Creighton University Medical Center; board, St. Joseph Center for Mental Health; board, Grace University; board, Prairie Health Ventures; board, UniNet Healthcare Network; board, Overland Hills Church.