Sen. Megan Hunt

District 08
Room 1523
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2722
Email: mhunt@leg.ne.gov
Committee Assignments
  • Business and Labor
  • Government, Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Urban Affairs
  • Committee On Committees
  • State-Tribal Relations

Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2018; re-elected 2022

Born May 9, 1986, in Blair.

Education: Graduate of Blair High School, 2004; Dana College (B.A. in intercultural communication and German), 2008.

Family: One child: Ash

Occupation: Founder, FiveNine; founder and vice president, Safe Space Nebraska; co-founder, Majorette.

Former: Founder, CAMP Coworking, Hello Holiday and Princess Lasertron

Member: Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council, State Innovation Exchange, 2022-present; College of Public Health Panel of Advisors, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2021-present; Religious Equality Caucus of State Legislators, 2021-present; National Interbranch Affairs Committee, Council of State Governments, 2019-present; Midwest-Canada Relations Committee, Council of State Governments, 2019-present; board, Friends of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, 2015-present; trustee, Business Ethics Alliance, 2014-present.

Former member: board, Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, 2013-17 (vice president); executive board member, CHEER Nebraska, 2015-16.

Honors and awards: 2022 Henry Toll Fellow, Council of State Governments; 2022 Business Equity Magazine 40 LGBTQ Leaders Under 40; 2021 BILLD Fellow, Council of State Governments; 2021 Council of State Governments 20 Under 40; 2020 Leadership Award, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance; 2019 David Bohnett Leaders Fellow, Victory Institute; 2019 Rising Star Award, Douglas County Democratic Party; 2019 Honor Roll Award, Holland Children’s Movement; 2019 Community Leaders Award, New Leaders Council; 2019 Pioneer Award, Star City Pride; 2016 Ten Outstanding Young Omahans, Omaha Jaycees; 2011 Midlands Business Journal 40 Under 40; 2010 Shout Magazine 30 Under 30; 2009 Woman of the Year, She Takes on the World.