Year Elected to Office:
Roger Steele was elected for his first term in office in 2014.
Education and Background: Steele graduated from Wayne State Collage in 1979 and received his Juris Doctor degree from Creighton
University in 1984. He has been an attorney in Grand Island since 1984.
Place of Employment: He works at Steele Law Office, 638 N. Webb Road.
Reason for Running for Public Office: Grand Island has a distinguished history and a bright future. He ran for office because he believes our city government must reflect the pride and commitment to excellence that is shared by those who reside here. Grand Island has a history of forward-thinking leadership and he wants to continue that heritage. Family Members: He is married to Liana and they have two daughters, Laura and Leslie.
Year Elected to Office and Number of Terms Served: Mark Stelk was appointed to office by Mayor Jay Vavricek in 2014 and will hold the Ward 2 position for three years.
Education and Background:
Stelk graduated from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln with a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration.
Place of Employment:
Stelk is the owner of General Collection Company.
Community Activities and Organizations Currently Involved In:
Stelk is involved in a variety of community organizations including the Downtown Business Improvement District Board, Sunrise Rotary, CASA, Teammates, Third City Community Clinic, St. Francis Foundation, and the Goodwill Foundation. Stelk is also a past board member of the Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce and the Heartland United Way.
Reason for Running for Public Office:
Stelk decided to become involved in city government in order to serve the people of Grand Island.
Stelk is married to Wendy and they have three grown children, Scott, Kim, and Jennifer, and several grandchildren.