Meet the Board Members - City of Galena

Meet the Board Members

 

 

 The current members of the Zoning Board of Appeals are listed below.   

 
BOARD MEMBER TERM BIOGRAPHY
 
John Rosenthal
Chairperson
Appointed May 2009
 
Current term expires
May 1, 2021
 
John is a business agent for the Teamsters Local 120 Union.  He is a former Galena City Council member serving from 1999-2003.  John is on the Board of Directors for General Drivers Credit Union.
 
 
Jim Baranski
Appointed March 2005
 
Current term expires
July 31, 2019
 
Jim is a principal architect in an architectural firm.  Jim is married and has a son who is in college.
 
Kimberly Cook
Appointed September 23, 2013
 
Current term expires
July 31, 2019
 
Kim is a Bank Branch Manager, born and raised in Galena.  She has two children.
 
 
Jim Holman
Appointed August 2007
 
Current term expires
September 30, 2020
 
Jim served in Vietnam and has been a Galena resident since 1955.  He is active in the Masonic Lodge and the First Presbyterian Church.   Jim enjoys spending time working on his cabin and in the outdoors.   He is also with his wife active in supporting the Salvation Army.
 
 
Ed Bochniak
Appointed February 2012
 
Current term expires
July 31, 2022
 
Ed obtained an accounting degree from Depaul University and an MBA from Roosevelt University.  He is the executive director of an area housing authority.  Ed is active in the Knights of Columbus, St. Michaels Church, the Savanna Rotary, and the East Galena Township Youth Committee.  He is married with three children.
 

Dave Jansen

 

Term expires September 30, 2020

 

Dave Jansen is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BBA.  He was a teacher at the Galena High School prior to becoming the General Manager for the Galena Territory Association for 24 years.  For that last 11 years he has been a local realtor.  He has served on the Jo Daviess County Zoning Board, the Galena School Board, and a variety of other governmental and not-for-profit organizations.  Dave is married and has a married daughter with four grandchildren.

 
Bill Nybo
Appointed September 2004
 
Current term expires
July 31, 2022
 
Bill attended Triton College and Depaul University under a veteran military scholarship program.  He is a retired IUOE Operating Engineer.  He also worked 17 years in major hotels.  Bill has been active in many committees, including the Galena Bypass Advisory Group, Galena Zoning Ordinance Update, Route 20 Design, and the Galena Hotel/Motel Tax Committee.  Bill currently operates the Greenbriar Country Inn.  He has three children and four grandchildren.
 

 

 

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