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Asbury City Council

Jim Adams, Mayor

Jim Adams has been a resident of Asbury for 11 years. He is a 2002 graduate of Clarke College who currently works as a Team Leader for the SAM Support Group at McKesson Corporation. Jim is the President of the AACRF and prior to his appointment to City Council, served on the park board for 9 years. Jim lives with his wife Karen and they have 6 children and three grandsons. Jim enjoys golf, softball, bowling and volunteering in the community.

Bob Reisch, Council Member

Bob and his wife Shirley have lived in Asbury since May of 2000.  Bob started his involvement with city government by serving two years on the assessment committee.  That was followed by a 4 year term on the City Council.  With having experience and a working relationship with City Staff, Bob hopes to keep the city moving forward and is ready for continued success for the City of Asbury.  In his spare time, Bob enjoys playing golf.

Craig Miller, Council Member

Craig grew up in south central Iowa before attending the University of Iowa, graduating with a business degree. There he met his wife Dione, a Dubuque native. They moved to Asbury in 1993 and have 3 teenagers. Craig was elected to the City Council in 2004 to 2008, leaving Council to spend more time with his family. Craig has been active on the Board of Adjustments and Comprehensive Planning Committee before being reappointed to Council. Craig started his own business in 2009 and has been active with the Dubuque Soccer Club and Adult Soccer League. One of Craig’s goals is to keep Asbury moving forward and continue to be a thriving community that will be a place that his children will be proud to call Home.

John Richey, Council Member

John Richey has lived in his home on Sandwedge Court for over sixteen years, but became a citizen of Asbury when the subdivision was annexed into the city December 2008.  It’s the annexation process that motivated John to run for City Council.  He’s originally from the Dubuque area and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Clarke College. He’s currently employed by John Deere as a supervisor.  John has been married to his wife, Kris, for 44 years and they have three grown children.  In his free time, John enjoys golfing at The Meadows Golf Club, hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.

Curt Kiessling, Council Member

Curt Kiessling is originally from Baltimore, Md. He moved to eastern Iowa in 1990 and finally decided to call Asbury home in 1999.  Curt wanted to get more involved in politics and decided to run for City Council.  Curt, who served in the Marine Corps, is currently self-employed as a contractor specializing in flooring and carpentry.  In his spare time, he likes to ski and play golf.

Larry Nagle, Council Member

Larry Nagle was nominated as a write-in candidate to be a City of Asbury Council Member. Larry has accepted the challenge and is ready to serve his city. Larry moved to Dubuque in 1978 and then to Asbury in 1989. He has obtained degrees from the University of Northern Iowa in Social Science (1972) and the University of Nebraska in Public Administration (1978). Retired since 2014, he was employed by the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) for over 35 years. ECIA provides governmental, administrative and technical services to about 75 local governments in eastern Iowa. He served on the Asbury Planning and Zoning Commission from 1991-2000 and 2005- 2015. Larry, originally from Tama-Toledo, Iowa, and his wife Connie, from Carroll, Iowa, have three grown children. In his spare time he likes to read and spend time following his wife to garage sales.