Our Mission Statement

To provide grant funding for not-for-profit groups in Buena Vista County and to encourage the endowment of funds for future generations.

BV County Foundation Board


The Buena Vista County Community Foundation Board is made up of 12 representatives from the communities and rural areas of Buena Vista County, Iowa.  Appointments to the Board are made by the individual Cities or the County.  Positions do not have appointment terms and automatically renewed unless a Board Member resigns or is no longer able to serve.


Board Member Representing Position
Cheryl Anderson Linn Grove Board Member
Linda Baier Rural BV County Secretary/Treasurer
Russ Chrischilles Lakeside Board Member
Theresa Erickson Marathon Board Member
Bob Hansen Albert City Board Member
Jim Hinkeldey Alta Board Member
Mike Katschman Sioux Rapids Board Member
Kay MacDonald Storm Lake Board Member
Doug Rebhuhn Rembrandt Board Member
Dave Rydstrom Rural BV County Board Member
Julie Sievers Newell Vice President
Justin Yarosevich Storm Lake President

Persons interested in serving on the Board can contact the Board President to express interest.

When an opening occurs on the board the Board President (or Vice President) will contact the Mayor of the community represented by the opening to assist in making an appointment to fill the opening.  Any interested individuals who have indicated their interest at that point will be passed along to the Mayor.