Senator Sue Crawford was elected to the Nebraska Legislature in November 2012, and serves district 45. She serves on the legislature's Executive Committee and as vice chair of the Business and Labor Committee. She is a political science professor at Creighton University. She received her bachelor's degree from Northeast Missouri State University and her doctorate degree from Indiana University, both in political science. She has served on MHEC as a commissioner for Nebraska since January 2013 and on the MHEC Executive Committe since March 2013.