Van Buren County Building Authority

Official Seal

Since 1960, the Van Buren County Building Authority has constructed, renovated and equiped facilities used by the county and other governmental entities.  The Authority is a governmental non-profit corporation authorized by state law and created by the County Board of Commissioners, and is managed by its own five-member Commission.

The original Articles of Incorporation were adopted in 1960, amended in 1989, and then amended and restated in July of 2016. 

Van Buren County Building Authority Commission & Staff

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Wayne Nelson Chairperson Appointed Member to 12/31/2019
Stephen Vicenzi Vice-Chairperson Automatic Member as Finance Director
Karen Makay Treasurer Automatic Member as County Treasurer
Paul DeYoung Member Appointed Member to 12/31/2018
Robert Linderman Member Appointed Member to 12/31/2017


Suzie Roehm Secretary Automatic Secretary as County Clerk
John Faul Executive Director County Administrator
Debbie Hall Clerical Support Administrator's Admin Assistant