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LtoR:  Jim Bier, Gregg Wright, Stephanie Podulke, Matt Flynn, Ken Brown, Mark Thein, Sheila Kiscaden.


Stephanie Podulke (First District)Picture-Stephanie Podulke

One 11th Avenue NW
Rochester, MN 55901-6255
(h) 507 282-2752
Term of Office Expires: 2020
Served on County Board since 2011
email: podulke.stephanie@co.olmsted.mn.us 

Board/Committee Appointments:

  • Administrative Committee
  • Association of Minnesota Counties Human Services Policy Committee
  • Community Services Advisory Board 
  • Environmental Commission
  • Housing Initiative Stakeholders
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Public Health Disaster Response Advisory Group    
  • Public Health Services Advisory Board
  • State Community Health Services Advisory Committee-Chair
  • Youth Commission 
  • Vital Aging Commission

Ken Brown (Second District)

2017 County Board Chair

Commissioner Ken Brown

2331 Halling Court NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(h) 507 288-7134
Term of Office Expires: 2018
Served on County Board since 2002
email: brown.ken@co.olmsted.mn.us

Board/Committee Appointments:

  • Administrative Committee
  • Association of Minnesota Counties/Minnesota Inter-County Association Transportation Work Group
  • Association of Minnesota Counties General Government Policy Committee
  • Disaster Preparedness Commission  
  • Emergency Medical Services Joint Powers Board
  • Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities & Colleges (GRAUC)
  • Housing Initiative Steering Committee
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Job Training Partnership
  • Lake Zumbro Joint Powers Board
  • Minnesota Inter-County Association Board (MICA)
  • Olmsted County Justice Council 
  • Planning Administrative Services Committee (PASC)  
  • Public Health Services Advisory Board  
  • Rochester Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI)
  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Government Forum  
  • Southeast Minnesota Emergency Communications
  • Southeast Minnesota Recyclers Exchange Board 
  • Technology Committee 

Gregg Wright (Third District)

Commissioner Paul Wilson

2230 Cedar Park Court SE
Rochester, MN 55904-7218
Phone: (h) 507 216-7985
Term of Office Expires: 2020
Served on County Board since 2017
email: wright.gregg@co.olmsted.mn.us

Board/Committee Appointments:

  • Association of Minnesota Counties Environmental & Agricultural Policy
  • Community Corrections Task Force
  • Disaster Preparedness Commission
  • Diversity Council
  • Hiawatha Valley Resource Conservation & Development Council 
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Human Services/Public Safety Committee
  • Olmsted County Park Commission
  • Rochester Public Library Board
  • Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board
  • South Zumbro Watershed Joint Powers Board
  • Whitewater River Watershed Joint Powers Board (Alternate)

Matt Flynn (Fourth District)

Commissioner Matt Flynn

6311 105th Street SE
Stewartville, MN 55976
Phone: (h) 507 533-8758
Term of Office Expires: 2018
Served on County Board since 1997
email: flynn.matt@co.olmsted.mn.us

Board/Committee Appointments:

       
  • Association of Minnesota Counties Environmental & Agricultural Policy
  • Community Corrections Task Force
  • Disaster Preparedness Commission
  • Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Joint Powers Board
  • Extension Committee 
  • Historical Society
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Minnesota Transportation Alliance
  • Noxious Weed Control Appeals Board
  • Planning Advisory Commission
  • Public Works/Environmental Resources Committee 
  • Root River Board
  • Rochester Olmsted Council Of Government (ROCOG) 
  • Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board (Alternate)
  • South Zumbro Watershed Joint Powers Board
  • Whitewater River Watershed Joint Powers Board
  • Zumbro Valley Mental Health Board 

Jim Bier (Fifth District) Commissioner Jim Bier

5945 60th Avenue NW
Oronoco, MN 55960
Phone: (h) 507-282-9162
Term of Office Expires: 2016
Served on County Board since 2002
email: bier.jim@co.olmsted.mn.us

Board/Committee Appointments:

  • Association of Minnesota Counties Transportation Policy Committee
  • Destination Medical Center Corporation
  • Federal Medical Center Community Relations Board
  • Highway 14 Partnership
  • Highway 52 Policy Committee
  • Housing Initiative Stakeholder
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board 
  • Minnesota Transportation Alliance
  • Noxious Weed Control Appeals Board
  • Planning Administrative Services Committee
  • Public Works/Environmental Resources Committee
  • Rochester Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI)
  • Rochester Olmsted Council Of Government (ROCOG)
  • Southeast Minnesota Recyclers Exchange Board
  • Solid Waste Project Board

Sheila Kiscaden (Sixth District)

2017 County Board Vice Chair

Picture-Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden

724 11 Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Phone: 507 287-6845
Term of Office Expires: 2018
Served on County Board since 2013
email: kiscaden.sheila@co.olmsted.mn.us

Board/Committee Appointments:

  • Administrative Committee
  • Association of Minnesota Counties Human Services Committee 
  • Community Services Advisory Board
  • Downtown Alliance 
  • Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Joint Powers Board
  • First Homes Board
  • Friends of Graham Park 
  • Graham Park Committee
  • Housing Initiative Stakeholder
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Law Library Committee 
  • Minnesota Inter-County Association Board (MICA)
  • National Association of Counties Human Services Committee Chair
  • Olmsted County Fair Board
  • Olmsted County Justice Council
  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Government Forum
  • Solid Waste Project Board
  • South Zumbro Watershed Joint Powers Board  

Mark Thein (Seventh District)

Picture-Commissioner Lou Ohly

11032 Cedar Beach Drive NW
Oronoco, MN 55960
Phone: (h) 507 367-2289
Term of Office Expires: 2020
Served on County Board since 2017
email: thein.mark@co.olmsted.mn.us

Board/Committee Appointments:

  • Association of Minnesota Counties Public Safety Policy Committee 
  • Boys & Girls Club Board
  • Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Joint Powers Board
  • Environmental Commission
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Human Rights Commission 
  • Human Services/Public Safety Committee
  • Lake Zumbro Joint Powers Board
  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Government Forum
  • Rochester Olmsted Council Of Government (ROCOG)
  • Solid Waste Project Board
  • Three Rivers Community Action Board
  • Zumbro Watershed Partnership

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