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Jerry Bauerkemper

Jerry Bauerkemper BS, CDGC: Mr. Bauerkemper is the Executive Director of the Nebraska Council on Compulsive Gambling and was the first director of problem gambling (1992 to 1996) for the state of Nebraska where he created the Gamblers Assistance program and pioneered the treatment of gambling counseling in Nebraska. In addition he was appointed and served on the Nebraska’s Commission on Problem Gambling. He served on the Board of Directors for the National Council on Problem Gambling from 2001-2008. He currently serves on the National Councils’ Legislative committee where he helps raise awareness of problem gambling in Washington DC. Mr. Bauerkemper has been providing counseling to gambling families since 1986. He has published research on the prevalence of problem gambling in the Nebraska Probation Department. He received the “First Step” award in 1999 for his work with problem gamblers. Mr. Bauerkemper is a nationally recognized expert on problem gambling and has provided training throughout the United States and South East Asia.

Position
Consultant - Problem Gambling Services