Boards and Commissions

The Crawford County Board of Supervisors takes applications for various county board and commission appointments. Crawford County appreciates diversity in these appointments in an attempt to comply with Iowa Code Section 69.16A Gender Balance, encouraging men and women citizens 18 years or older to apply. These are unpaid positions. Term and dates of appointments vary.

Airport Zoning Commission

Paul Assman
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 6 Years
Duane Zenk
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 6 Years

Board of Adjustment

Five-member board to review county zoning ordinance and hear requests for variances or special exceptions to the ordinance.
Diane Boettger
Term Ends: 12/31/23
Term Length: 5 Years
Doug Gronau
Term Ends: 12/31/24
Term Length: 5 Years
Robert Kroll
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 5 Years
Steve Mumm
Term Ends: 12/31/23
Term Length: 5 Years
Justin Tripp
Term Ends: 12/31/23
Term Length: 5 Years

Board of Directors of Third Judicial District

Eric Skoog
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

Board of Health

Five-member board to provide guidance and oversee operations of the County Public Health department.
Marcy Larson
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 3 Years
Elizabeth Ranninger
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 3 Years
Patty Ritchie
Term Ends: 12/31/22
Term Length: 3 Years
Douglass Soseman
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 3 Years
Tim Weber
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 3 Years

Civil Service Commission

Three-member commission to oversee examinations, promotions, and discipline issues relating to Deputy Sheriffs.
Gwen Ecklund
Term Ends: 8/31/22
Term Length: 6 Years
Reed Reitz
Term Ends: 8/31/26
Term Length: 6 Years
Dale Wight
Term Ends: 8/31/22
Term Length: 6 Years

Commission to Assess Damages

A 28-member commission representing realtors, farmers, bankers, auctioneers and city property owners to be available to the chief judge of the judicial district to assess damages to property taken by eminent domain.
John Campbell
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Nyle Gruhn
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Leonard Kaufman
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Lyle "Butch" Kaufmann
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Karen Kennedy
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Verlin Koch
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Allen Staley
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Denny Wadrich
City Property Owners Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Dean Argotsingeer
Farmers Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Steven Riesselman
Farmers Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Dwain Swensen
Farmers Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Steve Vary
Farmers Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Randy Weed
Farmers Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Lyle Frazier
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Leroy Hight
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Clarence Hoffman
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Ervin Pauley
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Carlton Petersen
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
James Rasmussen
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Todd Schultz
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Wesley Stoelk
Knowledge by Occupation Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Keith Kerkhoff
Realtors Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Tom Pauley
Realtors Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Berneil Preul
Realtors Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Rita Schechinger
Realtors Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
John Walsh
Realtors Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

Conservation Board

Five-member board to provide guidance and oversee operations of the County Conservation department.
Mary Eiten
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 5 Years
Steve Hall
Term Ends: 12/31/23
Term Length: 5 Years
Ken Huntley
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 5 Years
Rachel Jacobsen
Term Ends: 12/31/22
Term Length: 5 Years
Mike Petersen
Term Ends: 12/31/24
Term Length: 5 Years

Deputy Medical Examiner

Deputy Medical Examiners are appointed by the Medical Examiner. They investigate deaths in the county if the Medical Examiner is unavailable.
Dr. John Ingram
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 2 Years

E-911 Alternate

Greg Miller
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

E-911 Board

Kyle Schultz
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

Historical Preservation Commission

Ken Kahl
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 3 Years
Penny Kinney
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 3 Years
Dan Mundt
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 3 Years
Amy Pieper
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 3 Years
Christy Rickers
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 3 Years

Judicial Nominating Commission

Kathy Berens-Brownmiller
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 6 Years
Verlin Koch
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 6 Years
Peggy Staley
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 6 Years

Law Enforcement Board of Operations

Duane Zenk
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

LMR Advisory Board

Cory Gaskill
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Ashley Green
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Troy Kluender
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Greg Miller
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Eugene Mohr
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Bruce Musgrave
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Kyle Schultz
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Eric Skoog
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
James Steinkuehler
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Tim Zenk
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 2 Years

Loess Hills Development

Medical Examiner

Dr. Dennis Crabb
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 2 Years

Medical Examiner Investigator

Medical Examiner Investigators are appointed by the Medical Examiner to assist in the investigation of deaths that happen in the county.
Spring McMinemee
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Dustin Miller
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 2 Years
Patrick Stevens
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 2 Years

Region XII COG Policy Council

Rachel Desy
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year
Loren Schultz
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

Region XII Housing Authority

Sherry Vaughn
Term Ends: 9/30/20
Term Length: 1 Year

Solid Waste Commission

Jay Ford
Term Ends: 6/30/22
Term Length: 2 Years
Eileen Sailor
Term Ends: 6/30/22
Term Length: 2 Years
Kyle Schultz
Term Ends: 6/30/22
Term Length: 2 Years

Veteran's Affairs Commission

Three-member commission to provide guidance and oversee operations of the Veteran Affairs department.
LaWayne Gronau
Term Ends: 6/30/21
Term Length: 3 Years
Dean Nelson
Term Ends: 6/30/23
Term Length: 3 Years
Monica Walley
Term Ends: 6/30/22
Term Length: 3 Years

Zoning Administrator

Duane Zenk
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 1 Year

Zoning Commission

Five-member commission to review and enforce county zoning ordinance and make recommendations on any proposed changes to the same.
Gayle Cose
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Term Length: 5 Years
Eugene Mohr
Term Ends: 12/31/21
Term Length: 5 Years
Wayne Neumann
Term Ends: 12/31/24
Term Length: 5 Years
Rita Schechinger
Term Ends: 12/31/23
Term Length: 5 Years

This list is not all-inclusive. The Board of Supervisors is always looking for people interested in serving their community. Applications are required and can be obtained at the office of the Crawford County Auditor. Additional information may be obtained by calling (712) 263-3045.