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City Officials

City Hall
220 North Hastings Ave
Hastings, NE 68901 (402) 461-2309

City Council 4th Ward

Council Member Scott Snell

Scott Snell

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December 2016 through December 2020

Snell Family
My Wife, Sarah, and I have been married for 13 years.  She is a fourth-grade school teacher at Wallace Elementary.  We have three children: Gabriel, Norah, and Jonah.

Scotts Education
Hastings College, B.A. in Communications Arts and a Minor in Studio Art - 1991 Masters Degree in Public Relations at Kent State University -2016

What Does Scott do for a Living
Public Relations Manager, Upper Big Blue Natural Resource District

Scott Likes to Volunteer
Advisory Council of the American Red Cross Mid-Rivers Chapter (Hastings, NE) 2008
Nebraska State Irrigation Association Board, 2015-Present
Boy Scout Volunteer, Pack #125, (Hastings, NE) 2015-Present


Council Member Matt Fong

Matt Fong

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December 2018 through December 2022

Matt is the Associate Vice President for External Relations at Hastings College. Since graduation he has served the institution in a variety of capacities Chief of Staff and the Director of Alumni Development. He currently oversees the Alumni Association and Marketing departments and teaches ‘Management & Leadership Principles’ as an Adjunct Professor.

Matt graduated in 2015 from the University of Omaha Executive MBA program. He has played an active role in the community. He served on the Hastings Library Board contributing to the decision to extensively renovate the facility. Matt worked for the Arbor Day Foundation and carried with him a love of trees that he has used during his time on the Hastings Tree Board.

He spends his free time with his wife and 7-year-old daughter.