City of Ralston

                "The Heart of the Metro" 
                                Ralston, Nebraska

Michael Sanchez

Ward V


Michael is a local business owner and third-generation Ralston resident with deep roots in the community. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Ralston Area Chamber of Commerce as well as an advisor on the Strategic Planning Committee to develop Ralston’s Comprehensive City Plan. Michael graduated from Creighton Prep High School, received his bachelor’s degree from California State University, and earned his Master of Business Administration from Creighton University.

Ben Preis 

Ward VI

Jerry Krause 

Ward IV, Council President


Jerry and his wife have five children and six grandchildren.  He serves on the Ralston Community Foundation and the Ralston Wiebe Foundation.  He has also served as Council President for several years.  Jerry retired from OPPD with 34 years of service.  His hobbies include golf, sports, and babysitting.  Jerry graduated from Omaha South High School, received his bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Craig Alberhasky

Ward III


Craig Alberhasky served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired from Avaya in 2001.  He was awarded two U.S. patents.  He is a current and founding Board Member of the Ralston Community Foundation.  He has been the Ward III councilman since 2002 and is a parishioner at Saint Gerald Catholic Church.  Craig received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iowa and his Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

Lee Fideline

Ward II


Lee has been a resident for 53 years.  He is married and has two daughters, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.  He is retired from Fideline Construction, where he was the owner and operator for over 45 years.  Mr. Fideline is also a retired member of the Ralston Volunteer Fire Department and past member of the Chamber of Commerce.  Lee continues to work part-time at Kahler-Dolce Funeral home and Linemann Auto Sales.  He has served on the Board of Adjustments, PRT Board, Planning Commission and Tree City Board.  He is a member of the Ralston Volunteer Fire Department Honor Guard, the South Omaha Eagles, Mexican/American Veterans, and President of Church Council at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

Maureen Konwinski

Ward I


Maureen has lived in Ralston since 1975.  She has three children and one granddaughter.  Maureen taught at Millard North High School.  She has served on various boards, including Ralston Soccer Club and the Ralston After School Program.  Maureen also serves on the Ralston Community Redevelopment Authority and is a member of St. Gerald's Church.  Maureen attended high school in Columbus, Nebraska, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University in Omaha, her master's degree from the University of Nebraska in Omaha, and has completed post-master's work in International Baccalaureate.

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