Jan Reeb (Council President)

Jan Reeb pic602 North Main Street


Jan is a lifelong resident of Antwerp and graduate of AHS. Jan first served the Village as Clerk-Treasurer. After resigning from that position, she ran for and was elected to Antwerp Village Council where she is in her fourth term. Jan is married to John Reeb and has two sons, Jason (deceased) and Matthew (Carrie). Jan has three grandchildren; Issac, Reese, and Jameson. Jan enjoys working for and with the people of Antwerp and welcomes any calls or input from the residents of our village.

Term Expires: December 31, 2019

Dean Rister: Council Member

506 W. River

Dean is a life long resident of the village. He has been faithfully married to his wife Gayle for over 25 years. He graduated from Antwerp High School in 1987 and attended Vantage Vocational School his Junior and Senior year.  Dean has worked in construction his entire life and has been an electrician for over 30 years. He and his wife built their own home in Antwerp in the early 2000’s with a lot of help from friends and family. Dean ran for council with hope of helping our community move forward in a forever changing future.

Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Rudie J. Reeb: Council Member

Rudie J. Reeb

210 West Daggett Street

419.258.4025 home

419.258.0620 cell

Rudie was a local business owner for 21 years. He is a retired vocational teacher. He and his spouse Nancy (deceased) have been married 34 years. Rudie would like to see Antwerp grow and prosper. Please feel free to contact Rudie with and questions or comments.

Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Kenneth Reinhart: Council Member

Kenneth Reinhart

201 Wentworth Street

419.258.7871 home

419.506.1717 cell

Ken has been a resident of Antwerp for 60+ years. He is a graduate of AHS. Ken has been married to Doris for 56 years. They have 4 children and 10 grandchildren. He retired from Navistar in 1987. Ken owned the Ice Cream Depot in Antwerp for 19 years. He was also on Village Council from 1991-2003 and again starting in 2011.

Term Expires: December 31, 2019

Charles Keith West: Council Member

Charles Keith West

501 Park Avenue; PO Box 636


Keith is our newest member to council and says he has a learning curve to get use to everything. However, he feels he has something to contribute with his past experience as a factory supervisor and former deputy sheriff. Keith is looking forward to hearing from you with any questions, comments or suggestions.

Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Antwerp Village Solicitor

Melanie Farr

Melanie is the Solicitor for the Village of Antwerp. She has served in this position since 2001. She represents and advises the Village’s public officials on various legal issues involving municipal government. Melanie is a member of the law firm of Haller & Colvin, P.C., located at 444 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has been with Haller & Colvin since 1998, and she is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Indiana. She is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Allen County Bar Association, and Ohio Municipal League. Melanie is a lifelong member of the Antwerp community and is raising her family here.