List of Mayors

Below is a historical list of Nederland’s Mayors:

2014   Joe Gierlach   unopposed  233 votes
2012   Joe Gierlach   Won with 237 votes over Chris Perret (97) and Jim Stevens (41)
2011   Joe Gierlach   Appointed after Sumaya Abu-Haidar resigned
2010   Sumaya Abu-Haidar  Won with 313 votes over Martin Cheshes (160) votes
2008   Martin Cheshes         Won with 267 votes over Chris Perret (112) & Bill Allen (43)
2006   Laura Ferris   Won over Chris Perret
2004   Chris Perret
2002   Scott Bruntjen
2000   Jim Miller
1998   Jim Miller
1996   Sylvia N. Iorio
1994   Bryan D. Brown
1992   Bryan D. Brown
1991   Roger Cornell Recall: Entire BOT Recalled except Roger Cornell
1990   Eileen Barnes
1988   A.G. Yeotis
1986   Hugh W. Pitzer Jr.
1984   Eric L. Bailey
1982   John Workman
1980   John Workman
1978   John Workman         Won with 161 votes over Jim Miller 97 Votes
1976   Jim Miller       Won with 133 votes over Otis Basnet, Dorothy Hughes, and Nick Moauro
1975   John C. Doctor         Recall: John C Doctor stays 138 votes to 128 – Nick Moauro & David Maslowski
1974   John C. Doctor         Won with 94 votes out of 234 votes from 3 candidates
1972   Thomas J. Riley
1970   Paul H Luedtke         Won over Gabor Cseh “Citizens Committee for Progress” candidate
1968   Paul H Luedtke         unopposed
1966   Paul H Luedtke
1964   Paul H Luedtke
1962   Thomas J. Riley
1960   Thomas J. Riley        Won with 73 votes Unopposed (22 write-in votes for Ralph Harlow)
1958   Thomas J. Riley        Won with 77 votes over Ralph Harlow (56) votes
1956   Ralph Harlow
1955   Ralph Harlow  Appointed
1954   Harry Hanson Citizens Party – Won over Clyde Hodgson (146 people voted out of 155 eligible)
1952   Joseph Smith  Joe Smith Park named after him in Nederland
1950   E.G. Nelson    Taxpayer’s Party – Won over Paul H. Luedtke from Citizens Party (119 votes cast)
1948   Raymond Flarity
1946   Raymond Flarity       Flarity Park named after him in Nederland
1944
1942
1940   Joseph MacKenzie
1938   Joseph MacKenzie
1936   Joseph MacKenzie
1934   William T. Todd
1932
1930
1928   William T. Todd
1926
1924
1922   William T. Todd
1920   R.E. Eualt
1918   R.E. Eualt
1917   George Harris
1916   E.G. Lawrence
1914
1912
1910   E.G. Lawrence
1908   C. “Doc” Gillaspie      The Gillaspie House is now a museum in Nederland
1906   J.G. Clark
1904   W.J. Howell

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