Elected Officials

James Westby – Mayor
Mayor James Westby was elected as mayor to the city council in 2015. He is a Business Agent for local Union 669. He also serves on the Mabel Economic Development Authority. He resides at 614 East Fillmore Avenue and can be reached at (507) 493-5457 or (507) 206-9542or email westby@mabeltel.coop.

Liz Folstad – Council Member
Council Member Liz Folstad was elected to the City Council in 2015. She works at Top Hat, Inc. as an Operations Manager of Transportation Services. She also works part-time at the Mabel Liquor Store and is a volunteer EMT. She can be reached at (507) 493-5567 or email mfolstad@hotmail.com.

Gary Morken – Council Member

Terry Torkelson – Council Member
Council Member Terry Torkelson was elected to the City Council in 1999. He works for Winneshiek Coop. He resides at 105 North Oak and can be reached at (507) 493-5951.

Kirsten Wyffels – Council Member
Council Member Kirsten Wyffels was elected to the City Council in 2005. She is president of the Mabel Economic Development Authority. She works at the Winneshiek Medical Center-Mabel Clinic as a nurse practitioner with her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. She can be reached at (507) 493-5972.

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