Sen. Matt Hansen, M.

District 26
Room 12th Floor
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2610
Committee Assignments
  • Business and Labor
  • Government, Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Urban Affairs
  • Rules
  • Legislature's Planning Committee
  • Eastern Service Area Child Welfare Contract Special Investigative and Oversight Committee of the Legislature (LR 29)


Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2014; re-elected 2018

Born Feb. 11, 1988, in Morgantown, W. Va.

Education: Graduate of Lincoln Southwest High School, 2006; University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.A. in psychology and political science), 2010; University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D.), 2013. University of Nebraska at Omaha (M.P.A.), 2018.

Family: Married Jane Schiermeyer, Oct. 15, 2016.

Occupation: Adjunct professor, Bellevue University and Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Member: board, HopeSpoke; board, Asian Community and Cultural Center; Future of Work National Taskforce, Council of State Governments.

Former member: American Council of Young Political Leaders.

Honors and awards: 2017-2019 Holland Children’s Movement Honor Roll Award; 2016 Defender of Democracy Award, Civic Nebraska.