Board of Commissioners

The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners serve as the governing body for Big Stone County. Five Commissioners are elected by their respective district voters. The Board is the final authority for the establishment of policies, budgets and tax levy.

To watch the live County Board meetings please visit our YouTube Channel.



Commissioner Districts


District Name Email Phone
District 1 Jay Backer Jay.Backer@BigStoneCounty.gov (605) 880-1417
District 2 Wade Athey Wade.Athey@BigStoneCounty.gov (320) 325-9988
District 3 Brent Olson Brent.Olson@BigStoneCounty.gov (320) 273-2297
District 4 Roger Sandberg Roger.Sandberg@BigStoneCounty.gov (320) 305-1721
District 5 Jeff Klages Jeff.Klages@BigStoneCounty.gov (605) 880-0521