Board of Supervisors

County Office Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Drivers License Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Public Health Services Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clerk of Court Hours

M W F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
T Th 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Buena Vista County, Iowa - Beautiful View

Board of Supervisors

1. Tom Huseman
2. Dale Arends
3. Paul Merten
4. Rhonda Ringgenberg
5. Don Altena
215 E 5th
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588
P: (712) 749-2545
F: (712) 749-2703

Supervisors Bio’s

Paul Merten

  • Supervisor District 3
  • Lifelong resident of B.V. County being born in Storm Lake.
  • 1981 graduate of Storm Lake St. Marys High School
  • 1985 graduade of Briar Cliff College (Sioux City)
  • Has a BA degree Business Management
  • Also a member of St. Marys parish and Knights of Columbus
  • He is a local area farmer and member of Farm Bureau
  • Family: wife Stefani and son Alex
  • Paul was elected to Board of Supervisors in 2006

Rhonda Ringgenberg

  • Supervisor District 4
  • Elected to serve Buena Vista County in 2008
  • Buena Vista County resident since 1978
  • B.A. Degree in Business Management from Buena Vista University
  • 33 years business experience at Paxtons Jewelry in Storm Lake
  • Community service experience including Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce Board; Meals on Wheels Board; Deacon, Elder and Stewardship and Finance Commission Chair at Lakeside Presbyterian Church
  • 1998 Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame, County Winner, Buena Vista County; for outstanding leadership and volunteerism in the state of Iowa
  • Married for many years to Gary; 2 sons, Alex and Chris