Pam is a Lincoln native. She was vice president and co-owner of Snow’s Floral in Grand Island for 26 years, and served as executive director of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment and as a site visitor for the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has served on numerous boards including the St. Francis Regional Medical Center, the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer Foundation and chaired the Nebraska Humanities Council (Humanities Nebraska) while in Grand Island. Pam currently serves on the board of the Cooper Foundation, Museum of Nebraska Art, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, History Nebraska and Public Art Lincoln. She has degrees from The College of William and Mary and the University of Nebraska Kearney and has done additional coursework at the University of Loughborough in England, the University of Salzburg in Austria and most recently graduate studies in photography and art at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Pam and her husband Marc live in Ashland. They have two adult sons, John and Marcus and four grandchildren.