Commissioner Jack Lienesch retired in 2000 in Dayton, Ohio after spending 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. After retirement, he kept busy for about 15 years as an independent engineering consultant for several clients.
After moving to Florida in 2004, Jack became active in Estero, serving on the Community Planning Panel starting in 2005 and acting as its Chairman until Estero became a Village in 2014. He also served in several capacities for Pelican Landing and has acted as Pelican Landing’s representative to the Estero Council of Community Leaders since 2010.
Jack is an engineering graduate of Purdue University and has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. He has been married to his wife, Kathy Lienesch, for 52 years. They have two children and four grandchildren. He was elected to the EFR Board of Commissioners in November, 2014 .