Meet the Commission

Commission Headquarters
211 W. State Street
PO Box 22
Toledo, Iowa 52342
(641) 484-3108
Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Meetings: Monthly 4th Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. rotating throughout county.
Public always welcome.

The Tama County Economic Development Commission is designed to be inclusive, connecting the whole county and balancing public and private interests. The formal list of Commissioners with voting power is appointed by city councils, tribal council and County Board of Supervisors. Typically a council has two appointees: one representative who is especially strong as a government leader, and one who is especially strong as a business leader.

Tom Brandt, Dysart                               – Chair
Robert Tyynismaa, Tama                      – Vice Chair
Phyllis Konicek, Garwin                        – Second Vice Chair
Nathan Wrage, Gladbrook                  – Past Chair

Dwayne Luze, Dysart
Mayor Keith Sash, Gladbrook
Deb Wentzien, Lincoln
Greg Pettiecord, Lincoln
Mayor Mike Carnahan, Tama
open, Traer
Jill Apfel, Vining
Todd Apfel, Vining
Shelley Kapayou, Meskwaki Nation
Shoshonis Brown, Meskwaki Nation
Kendall Jordan, County Supervisor
Larry Vest, County Supervisor
Dan Anderson, County Supervisor


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