Name: Edward Gallagher
Address: 1704 Garfield Ave.
Family: Married to Karen, two children, two grandchildren
Employment: Retired educator, self-employed
Education: Bachelor of Science in comprehensive business and education, previously licensed in real estate, continued education in financial and operations of a credit union.
Government, civic experience and organizations: executive treasurer and board member of Superior Choice Credit Union; treasurer of AFT Wisconsin Retirees; adjunct faculty of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Accounting and on Accounting Advisory Board; past treasurer and executive board of Superior Federation of Teachers Local 202; co-founder and treasurer of Superior Area Medical Emergency Fund Inc.; and past advisor of Superior Senior High School Student Council for four years.
Name: Nick Baker
Address: 2623 Pennsylvania Ave.
Family: Married to Carol (Teppo) Baker for 42 years; three sons and two granddaughters.
Employment: Retired School Teacher for 32½ years of teaching American Government at Superior High School; 28½ years as Superior High School Student Council advisor and was selected by the Wisconsin Student Council Association as Advisor of the Year in 2001; selected as the Teacher of the Year at Superior High School in 1979.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in education and Master’s degree in curriculum at UW-Superior
Government and civic experience and organizations: Wisconsin chairman of the Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC); founder and first director of the S.S. Meteor Maritime Museum and Head of the Lakes Maritime Society; helped direct development of the Old Fire House and Police Museum; Superior Harbor Commission; Superior-Douglas County Development Association; recipient of Outstanding Young Men of America in 1981; member of the Superior Jaycees, served as secretary and vice president; recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in 1974; served the past six years on the county board; Douglas County Historical Society board, Douglas County Revolving Loan board; and the Railroad Alliance board (NLX).
Name: Phil Baker
Address: 5 Badger Drive
Family: Wife, two daughters, one son and 5½ grandchildren
Employment: Currently work for Paulson’s Administrative
Education: High school diploma from Duluth Central High School 1967; Duluth Area Vocational Technical Institute (now Lake Superior College) with commercial electrical wiring degree.
Government and civic experience and organizations: U.S. Army 1969-1971, disabled veteran; church usher.
Name: Larry Quam
Address: 5622 Oakes Ave.
Family: Wife Yvonne; four sons and one daughter; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Employment: Retired from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, worked in the jail 17 years and as a deputy 19 years.
Education: numerous FBI, state and WITC courses; WITC for finance; Bachelor’s degree from UW-Superior in political science; Master’s degree courses in psychology.
Government, civic experience and organizations: Wisconsin Supreme Court law review board; APCO for communications; work on the state juvenile code; Acacia Masons; United Commercial Travelers secretary; International Secretary Treasurers Association; Temple Shrine, past deputy coroner, lifetime member of Wisconsin Emergency management and Concordia Lutheran Church, council and usher; Senior Connections and North Country Independent Living boards; and volunteer at the senior center.
Name: Jay Kinney
Address: 2538 E. County Road B
Family: Married to Reenie, three children, two grandchildren.
Employment: Kinney’s Auto Service.
Education: Two-year vocational degree in automotive technician; leadership and organizing training at the William W. Wipinsinger Education and Technology Center.
Government, civic experience and organizations: Member of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers Union, Local Lodge 1502, recording secretary; newsletter writer, communicator, Organizing Committee; delegate for District Lodge 165; delegate for the Superior Federation of Labor, human rights activist, District Lodge Organizing Committee; former volunteer firefighter and first responder for the town of Superior
Name: Pat Ryan
Address: 4728 S County Road C
Family: Six grown children
Employment: Retired nurse
Education: Nursing license
Government, civic experience and organizations: Administration, Health and Human Services, Rural Housing committees of the county board; state and county committees for UW-Extension; special task force following the benzene spill in 1992; organized local camping for Club Star of the North; RV Radio Network club, deputy network manager; member of ARRL, an amateur radio organization; and past 4-H leader.
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