John P. Nelson Named Chairman of Joslyn Art Museum Board of Governors


OMAHA, NE.- At a recent meeting of the Joslyn Art Museum board of governors, current chairman James R. Young announced his retirement from the post he has held since January 2007. He is succeeded by John P. Nelson, chairman and chief executive officer of SilverStone Group, a risk management and consulting organization. Young, who is president and chief executive officer of Union Pacific Corporation, will now lead the Joslyn Art Museum Foundation Board. “Jim Young’s leadership on behalf of Joslyn Art Museum has been invigorating and insightful,” said Joslyn executive director and CEO Jack Becker, Ph.D. “He has worked to bring his enthusiasm, reputation for excellence, and professionalism to bear on the Museum during his four years as chairman of our board and now with the Foundation. Continuing the great tradition of board governance at Joslyn is John Nelson. John’s belief in fostering inquiry and his encouragement of