Sen. Jana Hughes

District 24
Room 10th Floor
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2756
Committee Assignments
  • Agriculture
  • General Affairs
  • Natural Resources
  • Building Maintenance
  • LR135 Select Interim Committee


Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2022

Born Jana Luebbe, Aug. 7, 1971, in Friend.

Education: Graduate of Seward High School, 1989; Texas A&M University (B.S. in industrial engineering, magna cum laude), 1993.

Family: Married John Hughes, July 5, 1996; three children: Lena, Anna and Hank.

Occupation: Substitute teacher and exercise instructor

Former: Engineering consultant

Member: vice president, Seward Public School Board; Holy Savior Lutheran Church; Seward Jr. Women’s Club (president, vice president, secretary, treasurer); board, Seward Heartfelt Inc.; Seward County Republicans; Seward Changing the Game Committee; Meals on Wheels.

Former member: St. John Lutheran School Parent Teacher League (president, treasurer, secretary); Seward County 4-H Council; club leader, Seward 4-H; youth group leader, Holy Savior Lutheran Church; COVID-19 relief chair, Legacy Fund of Seward County.

Honors and awards: CoVan award, Texas A&M University; outstanding senior industrial engineering student.