Underwood, Iowa City Council

Dennis Bardsley, Mayor Home 712-566-2376
Term expires December 2025 350 Highway Ave
Underwood, Iowa 51576
This is Denny’s 5th term as Mayor. Mayor Bardsley actively partners with Advance Southwest Iowa to promote Underwood. Denny has served as chairperson on the Planning and Zoning Commission for many years and served as School Board President. He is a retired state trooper and currently works as a private investigator. Email:  coumayor@walnutel.net
Jim Pingel, Mayor Pro-Tem Home 712-566-2682
Term expires December 2025 Box 201
Underwood, Iowa 51576
This is Jim’s 5th term as a Council member. He serves on the following Committees: Personnel, Streets, and Building Permits. Jim works as an Engineer for the City of Omaha Fire Department. He is also a trained paramedic, and is trained in Haz-mat. He brings much knowledge in emergency management to our city council. Jim has 3 children and stepchildren. His wife’s name is Dixie. Email:  coucouncil2@walnutel.net
JW Tiarks Phone 712-566-2012
Term expires December 2025 104 Sunset Drive
Underwood, Iowa 51576
This is JW’s 2nd term as a Council member. He brings a great deal of knowledge in financial operations from his work experience to the City Council.


Email:  coucouncil3@walnutel.net
Josh Madsen Phone (712) 566-2373
Term Expires December 2027 PO Box 40,  Underwood, Iowa
This is Josh’s 2nd term as an elected Council member.  He was originally appointed on October 23, 2018, to fill a council vacancy.  Josh serves on the following committees:  Economic Development, Legal Liaison, and Streets. Email:  coucouncil4@walnutel.net
  Kelle Erwin Phone (402) 981-1170
Term Expires December 2027 217 Third Ave
Underwood, Iowa
Kelle is serving her first term as Council Member. She owns a business in Underwood with her husband, Todd. Kelle is a life-long resident and is an owner of  a family business that has been here over 45 years. They have raised their 3 children (daughter and 2 sons) in Underwood. They also are very involved with their grandkids. Email:  coucouncil5@walnutel.net
  Jodi Bose Phone (712) 566-2373
Term Expires December 2027 PO Box 40
Underwood, Iowa
Jodi is serving her first term as Council Member. She owns businesses in Underwood. She and her husband, Luke, are raising their family in Underwood. Email:  coucouncil1@walnutel.net