Rex A. Swanson

Rex SwansonRex was born in Western Nebraska and lived in Scottsbluff and Kearney, Nebraska, where he managed radio and TV stations for over 20 years.  He was elected to the city council in Sidney, Nebraska, and served on numerous boards and committees, including being chairman of an A95 Review committee that reviewed and approved funding for all local, state and federal grant applications that affected the Panhandle of Nebraska.  He was also elected to the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Broadcasters Association.  

He and his wife Denise moved to Montrose 17 years ago and worked for a local funeral home for ten years.  For the past ten years he has been building his AFLAC insurance business and will retire at the end of 2014. 

Rex has enjoyed participating in a variety of Montrose groups and organizations:  
  • Elected to the Montrose Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 
  • Volunteered for the Chamber Redcoats, and was elected President twice 
  • Served on the Hospice fundraising committee for ten years 
  • Volunteered and was elected President of the Board for Dream Catcher Therapy Center 
  • Volunteered and was elected President of the Board for Dolphin House 
  • Volunteered with the Montrose Memorial Hospital Foundation Board 
  • President of the San Juan Coloradans for Nebraska alumni chapter 
  • Volunteer for The Homestead at Montrose assisted living 
  • Member of Montrose Elks Lodge #1053 
  • 32 degree Mason/Scottish Rite and Shrine 
  • Member of Christ’s Church of the Valley 
  • President of the Board for All Points Transit  
Rex has five children, 17 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.  He enjoys playing golf and cards and likes to travel.    
Rex and Denise have been very pleased with all that Montrose has to offer and all that it has given to them. Rex looks forward to giving back to the community with his background and knowledge of business, city government, and politics.