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Terry George Forsberg Edit Profile

Stadium and auditorium manager

Terry George Forsberg, American stadium and auditorium manager. Named Man of Year, Sun Newspapers, 1981, Omaha Magazine, 1983, University Nebraska Maverick Club, 1985; recipient Outstanding Service to Sports award Omaha Sportscasters Association, 1989.

Background

Forsberg, Terry George was born on November 3, 1940 in Omaha. Son of Floyd Grant and Ruth Virginia (Long) Forsberg.

Education

Bachelor with distinction, University Nebraska, 1962.

Career

News director, KMEO Radio, Omaha, 1960-1961; associate director, Korean Music Television, Omaha, 1961-1963; newscaster, Korean Music Television, Omaha, 1963-1977; manager, Omaha Civic Auditorium, since 1977; manager, Orpheum Theater-Rosenblatt Stadium, since 1977. Public address announcer Omaha Royals Professional Basketball Team, U. Nebraska-Omaha athletic events.

Membership

Past board directors, past president Keystone Baseball Little League. Board directors Tele-Chek Advisory Board Against Fraud, College World Series. Secretary board directors Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame, since 1989.

Assistant chair Douglas County Convention Bureau Sports, since 1980. Past member advisory board Metro Technology College. Chairman selection board University Nebraska-Omaha Hall of Fame, since 1985.

Member National Press Photographers Association, Nebraska Press Photographers Association, International Association Auditorium Managers (national public relations committee), National Association Exposition Managers (government liaison committee), University Nebraska-Omaha Alumni Association, Rotary, University Nebraska-Omaha Maverick Club (executive board), Sigma Delta Chi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, walking, horseback riding, writing, swimming.

Connections

Married Linda Pearl Johns, June 8, 1960. Children: David, Grant.

father:
Floyd Grant Forsberg

mother:
Ruth Virginia (Long) Forsberg

spouse:
Linda Pearl Johns

child:
David Forsberg

child:
Grant Forsberg