[Cottonwood County Commissioners]

Jim Schmidt
Jim Schmidt
530 Edison Avenue
Westbrook, MN 56183
Jim moved to Westbrook in 1963 and graduated Westbrook High School in 1974. He worked construction with his dad until 1986 when he went to work for Klasse Sales. Jim now works for Higley Ford. Jim's current and past community involvement includes: Westbrook-Walnut Grove School Board, Westbrook Volunteer Fire Department, Westbrook Area Volunteers, Westbrook Education Foundation, and the Big Brother Program. He is also an avid sportsman. Jim is married to Kris and they have two children Jared and Audra.

Jim serves on the following committees: ACE of Southwest Minnesota, AMC Voting Delegate, Cottonwood County Ditch Authority, Des Moines Valley Health & Human Services, Intergovernmental Relations Board, Red Rock Learning Center, Red Rock Rural Water. He also serves as an alternate on the Area II River Basin Project, Des Moines River West Fork Project, Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Agency, SW Minnesota Emergency Communications Board, SW Mental Health Center Board of Directors, SW Minnesota EMS Board.