LINCOLN, Neb. – Tim McCoy has been selected as deputy director of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. McCoy, a native of Arapahoe, begins his new duties immediately.
McCoy, who came to the agency in 2002, has been administrator of the wildlife division since March 2011. He has a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and master’s degree and doctorate in fish and wildlife from the University of Missouri.
Scott Taylor, the wildlife division assistant administrator for research and analysis, has been named the interim wildlife division administrator.
Levi Krause, a conservation officer from Louisville, has been named the southeast district law enforcement supervisor. His new duties take effect July 13. He joined the agency as a conservation officer in 1981.
Christy Rasmussen has been selected as the new information and education division administrator. Her first day will be July 26. Christy comes to Game and Parks from the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, where she was vice president of marketing.
“We are excited to fill these key roles and look forward to continuing to strive for excellent service to the public and our natural resources,” Director Jim Douglas said.