Rhonda Lahm

Rhonda Lahm was appointed Director of the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles on January 5, 2023, by Governor Jim Pillen. She was previously appointed Director by Governor Heinemann in February of 2013 and Governor Ricketts in January 2015. Prior to her appointment as Director, Lahm served for over twenty-five years as a sworn officer with the Nebraska State Patrol, retiring at the rank of Major. She also has prior work in state government as a Corrections Officer, Driver License Examiner, and Records Manager. 

Lahm has served as a member of the State Emergency Response Commission, Domestic Violence Task Force, Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Board, and the Lincoln Lancaster County United Way Board of Directors. She has served as a board member of AAMVA Region III and the AAMVA International Board of Directors.  

Lahm is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University with a degree in Biology and Natural Sciences. She received a Master’s degree in Leadership and Management from Doane University.