City Councilor Information

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Councilor Ledin

  Nicholas Ledin, 1st District - South End, 5819 Oakes Avenue, 218-428-6080, Term ends April 2024 

Named Council President in April  2023, Councilor Ledin is a lifelong Superior resident, residing in 1st District for over 30 years. Nick’s parents and grandparents also live in 1st District, so he is honored and humbled to serve the district that has shaped his life. A political science major from UWS, Councilor Ledin has passion for government and service to his community. Married to his wife Jackie for over 10 years with children Oliver 11, Wesley 8, Maggie 6, and Jack 5. In his spare time, Nick enjoys working in his garden and golfing at Nemadji Golf Course.  

Jenny Kiks.ádi Van Sickle

    Jenny Kiks.ádi Van Sickle, 2nd District - Old Town/Allouez/Itasca, 4316 E 3rd Street, #6, 907-738-2891, Term ends April 2025

Councilor Van Sickle represents the Allouez, Itasca, and East End neighborhoods. Born and raised in Alaska she is Tlingit, Athabascan. Van Sickle graduated from the University of Maine-Augusta (2013) with a degree in Mental Health & Human Service and earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Superior (2016) where she focused on community organizing and public policy. Van Sickle is the elected Chair of the Public Works Committee, Vice Chair of the Human Resource and Wisconsin Point Committees and is a member of the Finance Committee, Blatnik Bridge Advisory, and the Metropolitan Interstate Council. Van Sickle has been recognized by the WI Leadership Summit, Madison 365, 20 under 40, and the UWS Alumni Association.. Link to: Allouez Taconite Reimbursement Application


  Garner Moffat, 3rd District - Midtown, 1702 N 21st Street, 320-292-5675, Term ends April 2024

Councilor Moffat was elected to the Council in April 2023. He holds a degree in Organizational Leadership from St. Scholastica and has also taken extensive coursework in Community Development and Urban Planning. Councilor Moffat has over 20 years experience in both the non-profit board world and in for profit management. His passions include spending time with his wife and daughter, writing policy, volunteering in the community, and historic preservation work. Moffat is focused on improving community health and building sustainable community wealth through policy and design; much of this work will be focused through the Plan Commission as the city replaces the zoning code.

Councilor Sweeney

  Jack Sweeney, 4th District - East End, 1601 E 6th Street, 715-398-6512, Term ends April 2025

Councilor Jack Sweeney first joined the City Council in 2013 after serving five years on the Douglas County Board. Born and raised in Superior's East End, his background prior to government service is in accounting and business administration. Councilor Sweeney serves on the City-County Committee, Finance Committee, Golf Course Committee, Human Resource Committee, and Planning Commission.

Councilor Fennessey

  Brent Fennessey, 5th District - Uptown, 810 E 3rd Street, 218-348-1779, Term ends April 2024

Brent has had the pleasure of serving the 5th district as their City Councilor since 2016, serving as both the Council President and Council Vice President. A lifelong resident of Superior, he and his wife, Ashley, are raising their 3 daughters in the Central Park neighborhood. His desire to see his daughters also choose Superior in their adult life drives him to make policy decisions today, that effect the future generations in a positive way. In his free time, Brent enjoys boating on Lake Superior with his family, fishing and just about anything outdoors.

Councilor Elm

  Tylor Elm, 6th District - Downtown, 1211 Hammond Avenue, 218-461-0356, Term ends April 2025

Councilor Elm has served the citizens of Superior on the council for over 5 years. Born and raised in the area, Tylor has always been heavily involved in the community by helping others all while growing his Superior-based computer business, discoverpc.NET Computer Solutions Center. He has also served on a variety of boards and organizations, both currently and throughout his lifetime, such as WWJC Radio, Living Stones News, Superior Rotary Club, Development Association, Douglas County Historical Society, Superior Public Museums,  Superior Sister City Commission and Superior Spooktacular. Councilor Elm currently co-chairs the city’s Finance Committee, and helped originate – and currently chairs – the city’s Communication and Information Technology Committee. He believes in responsive government and that we should always be looking for ways to improve.

Councilor Ludwig

  Ruth Ludwig, 7th District - University, 1629 Lamborn Avenue, 715-394-4877, Term ends April 2024

Councilor Ludwig has resided in Superior for over thirty years and is currently serving in her fourth term on the council. A retired business education teacher, mother of three and grandmother of six, Ruth originally ran for city council to foster diversity, change, and to better the everyday lives of Superior residents. She continues to advocate for improvements to our parks, urban forest, and landscape, as well as improving pedestrian mobility and safety, especially during the winter months. A certified master gardener, Ruth currently spends much of her leisure time continuing to build and improve the Oakes Avenue Community Garden.

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  Mike Herrick, 8th District - West Superior, 2706 North 22nd Street, 218-428-8037, Term ends April 2025

 Mike was born and raised in Superior.  He has been involved in the community working with youth as a coach for over 30 years.  He is currently involved with the Boy Scouts of America.  He graduated from UW-Superior with a degree in Corporate and Community Health.  He has been employed with Super One for over 27 years.  He is happy to be able to serve his district in Billings Park where he has resided with his family for over 30 years.  He and his wife, Dede, are the proud parents of 4 children and have 7 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family and likes to run in his spare time.


  Mark Johnson, 9th District - Billings Park, 7 Bennington Road, 715-718-0616, Term ends April 2024

Mark works at Superior High School as a teacher and coordinator focused on improving the student experience and reducing risks. He previously co-founded a company focused on providing life skills and community engagement for adults with disabilities. In addition to his other volunteer work, Mark is the coordinator for the Tony G. 3-on-3 Memorial Basketball Tournament, which he has helped run since 2005. He received his MS in Education and BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He lives in Billings Park with his wife Anndrea Ploeger and 1-year old son Gus.

Councilor Graskey

  Lindsey Graskey, 10th District - North End, 1305 Broadway Avenue, 218-428-3114, Term ends April 2025

Named Council  Vice President in April  2023, Lindsey is part owner of Spirit Room located on Broadway in Superior’s Old City Hall. Her small business experience of 20+ years helps with the understanding of how our small business community is vital to a successful city. Lindsey is an advocate of the arts with a strong passion for public art and its ability to connect while creating value to unique spaces in Superior. Representing the North End’s tight knit neighborhood to its industrial shoreline is what Lindsey looks forward to most in her service on council. She currently serves Chair to the Tourism Development Commission, Planning Commission, Cultural, Events, and Public Commission, Licensing and Fees, Development Association, Human Trafficking Task Force, and Golf Committee. 


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