Meet the Mayor

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Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele is in his first term as Mayor of Grand Island.  Roger was first elected to the Grand Island City Council in 2014 and was elected Mayor in 2018. 

Roger grew up in Nebraska with a family background in agriculture.

Roger attended Wayne State College and received a degree in Pre-Law Studies.  He then attended Creighton University where he was awarded a Juris Doctorate in 1984.  Following graduation, Roger moved to Grand Island and became a trial attorney and has tried over 100 jury trials. 

Mayor Steele’s priorities are maintaining the city of Grand Island’s financial stability, job creation and increasing the Grand Island economic engine.

Mayor Steele believes in open, transparent and accountable government and is deeply honored to hold this position.