Carol A. Zink
Term: January 2012 to January 2018
1420 Broadmoore Drive
Lincoln, NE 68506
Before recently retiring, Carol Zink was a facilitator for gifted programs at Merle Beattie and Ruth Hill Elementary Schools, located in Lincoln. Zinked worked for the Lincoln Public School District for more than 35 years and brings a wealth of educational experience to her role on the Commission. Ms. Zink earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education and early childhood education from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, and a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Zink has been an active participant in numerous local organizations. She is a board member for the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association and a trustee for the Nebraska State Historical Foundation. Ms. Zink has served with – and held leadership positions in – the Lincoln Community Playhouse Children's Theatre Board, the Lincoln East High School's parent advisory committee, the Family Readiness Group Advisory Board, 75th Division, the Lincoln Legal Auxiliary and its foundation and Hillcrest Country Club. She was also a board member of the Lincoln Midwest Ballet and Hospice Care of Nebraska.