Councilman Chris Jerram
Chris Jerram has served the citizens of the District 3 on the Omaha City Council since June, 2009. He serves as Vice President of the City Council, Chair of the City Council’s Public Works Committee and also sits on the Law Committee and Finance Committee.
Chris and his wife Jennifer have been married for over 25 years and have two daughters, Katie and Shannon. The family is very active in the Holy Cross Catholic Church and Chris has served as school board member for Holy Cross where he and his family have volunteered supporting numerous organizations over the years.
Chris came to Omaha in 1988 to attend Creighton School of Law and has practiced law in Omaha for the last twenty-five years, which has taken him to many State and Federal courts in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. He has also served as President of the Morton Meadows Neighborhood Association and is an active volunteers on its Citizen’s Patrol. He was appointed by Governor Nelson and reappointed by Governor Johanns to the Board of Directors of the Governor’s Council member to Keep Nebraska Beautiful and in 2001, he was appointed to serve on the Omaha Zoning Board of Appeals where he served as Chairman.
Chris and Jennifer volunteered to lead the “Feed the Firefighters” program for Fire Station #34 for many years as a small gesture of thanks to those who protect us and our property.
Something you may not know about Chris is in his free time you may be able to catch him jogging throughout the neighborhood preparing for the next full or half-marathon. He has finished five full marathons.
Community Involvement & Awards
Morton Meadows Neighborhood Association – President (2001-2003)
Director of the Governor’s Council to Keep Nebraska Beautiful (1997-2005)
Omaha Zoning Board of Appeals (2001-2007)
Durham Museum Board of Directors (2009-present)
Women’s Center for Advancement Advisory Council (2010-2013)