Cloyd Clark, McCook
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Cloyd Clark is a member and past president of the McCook Rotary Club. He and his wife Linda live in McCook, Nebraska. They have one son, Paul, who is a student at the University of Nebraska -Lincoln. Linda teaches English and speech at Southwest High School and was recognized as 2005 Secondary Teach of the Year by the Nebraska Rural Community School Association.
He serves as Country Judge for Nebraska’s Eleventh Judicial District in Southwest Nebraska. He’s a member of the Nebraska Bar Association, the County Judges Association and the National Council of Juvenile and County Court Judges. He has served as president of his judges association, member of he Nebraska Judicial Qualifications Commission, the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee of the NCJCCJ, member of the American Bar Association special committee on Literacy, the Nebraska Commission for the Protection of Children and was chair of that Commission’s Rural Resources committee.
Judge Clark is actively involved in his community. He has been an advocate for a broad range of court related services; most recently, the establishment of a Court Appointed Special Advocate program for neglected and abused children. He is also the founder and the current co-chairman of the Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival and member of the Nebraska Historical Society Foundation’s board of trustees. A graduate of the University of Nebraska and the University of Nebraska Law School, he served in the United States Army in the Dominican Republic. The family belongs to St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in McCook. He enjoys reading, people, and good-natured banter, and he bakes a mean loaf of bread.