Commissioner Jack Lienesch retired in 2000 in Dayton, Ohio after 37 years with General Motors and Delphi Corporation. He held various engineering and management positions with GM including stints at their Research Labs, Chevrolet Engineering, Saturn Corporation, GM Powertrain and Delphi Automotive. Since retirement, he has continued as an independent engineering consultant for several clients.
After moving to Florida in 2004, Jack has been active in Estero, serving on the Community Planning Panel since 2005 and acting as its Chairman since 2008. He also has served on the Bayside CDD board for Pelican Landing and has acted as Pelican Landing’s representative to the ECCL since 2010.
Jack is an engineering graduate of Purdue and Stanford Universities. He has been married to his wife, Kathy Lienesch, for 48 years. They have two children and three grandchildren. He was elected to the EFR Board of Commissioners in November 2014 following former Commissioner Sean James’ move from Lee to Collier County.
Term: November 2014 – November 2018