Under the direction of the Village Administrator, the Administration Department is responsible for the general management of all municipal operations. The Village Administrator is the chief administrative officer for the Village and is appointed by the Mayor with the advise and consent of the Village Board. The Administration Department is responsible for:

    • Implementing the vision and policies of the Village President and Board
    • Coordinating special projects and economic development activities
    • Labor Relations
    • Communications Management
    • Risk Management
    • Insurance Administration
    • Budget Preparation
    • Grant Administration
    • Intergovernmental Relations
    • Human Relations
    • Preparing Village Council agendas and reports
    • Managing daily operations of the Administration, Building & Zoning, and Sewer Billing Departments.

    The Administration Department handles citizen inquiries and service requests. If you have a question, concern or suggestion related to the Village of Swansea, please contact a member of the Administration Department.

    Staff Members

            You may contact any of the staff members at (618) 234-0044  

    • Ben Schloesser, Village Administrator, FOIA and  Budget Officer
    • Kristina Essenpreis, Human Resource & Risk Manager
    • Michelle Rensing, Finance Manager
    • Lori Reagan,  Administrative Assistant
    • Stefanie Proffitt, Administrative Assistant, Deputy Clerk
    • Amy Neutzling, Sewer Billing Clerk
    • Riley Faust, Sewer Billing Clerk
    • Joseph Iliff, Building & Zoning Director
    • Eric Heinzl , Code Inspector
    • Karl King, Code Inspector