Richard E. Jablonski

Mayor & City Council
Title: Council Member (3rd Ward)
Phone: (402) 270-5617 cell

Richard JablonskiTerm: 12/2010 to 12/2022

Richard was born and raised in Lincoln, NE and came to Columbus in 1972. Married Donette Gabriel on April 26, 1975.  They have three children, Audra, Ryan, and Lauren, a son-in-law John Hogue, and one granddaughter, Sophia.

Job Experience:
Owner ARL Credit Services, Inc. Columbus, NE
Third Party Account Receivable and Check Collection Agency.

Member of Chamber of Commerce since 1991
Chamber of Commerce Commodore
Commodore Skipper 2002-2003
Treasurer of Chamber Board of Directors 2003-2004
Member of Downtown Business Association
Past President Big Pals/Little Pals 1990
Charter member of ARC of Platte County
Sertoma Club member since 1985
Sertoman of the Year 2008
Past Co-Chair General Business Division of the United Way
Member of St. Isidore's Church since 1978
Charter Member of St. Isidore's Knights of Columbus
Past Chair of the Citizen Advisory Review Committee
Elected to City Council in 2010, re-elected in 2014 and serves as Chair on the Public Finance, Judiciary, and Personnel Committee.

1988 President of Credit Bureaus’ of Nebraska
1993 awarded “Beacon Award” by the American Collectors Association for outstanding support and leadership in helping advance federal legislative initiatives through direct lobbying of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
1994 “Beacon Award”
1998 and 2008 President of Nebraska Collectors Association Currently Board Member of Nebraska Collectors Association
2012 Archway Award Winner
2014 King Ferdinand XL


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