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, 2025
 
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, 2024
 
Jim is a principal architect in an architectural firm.  Jim is married and has a son who is in college.
 
Steve Monahan
Appointed October 25, 2022
 
Current term expires
July 31, 2024
 
 
 
Roger Gates
Appointed January 24, 2022
 
Current term expires
August 31, 2024
 
 
 
 
Bill Laity
Appointed April 11, 2022
 
Current term expires
July 31, 2027
 
 
 

Dave Jansen

 

Term expires September 30, 2024

 

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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