Gregory P. Rabb was first appointed to the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Board of Directors by Jamestown City Mayor Sam Teresi, effective January 1, 2008, as a City Council representative. He was reappointed as a citizen representative by the Mayor effective January 1, 2018. On January 22, 2018, he was unanimously elected as Chair of the Board. In addition, as of January 8, 2018, he became Chair of the Jamestown City Planning Commission.
A former Assistant Dean of the Division of Business and Social Sciences for the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses of Jamestown Community College (JCC), Rabb is a professor of government, politics, economics and law. In May, 2011, Rabb was honored with the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellorís Award for Excellence in Teaching. He also serves as Coordinator of Global Education at the college and received the JCC Faculty Award for Excellence in 1987. He also currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Buffalo State College.
Rabb is a consultant in American Politics to Educational Testing Services and in Spring, 2017, he was awarded a grant to study in Palestine through the Palestine American Research Center.
A Canisius College graduate, Rabb earned a Masterís Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo School of Law.