The Triangle Club presents: "LITTLE Known BIG Impact Learn About How County Government Works For You”, by Terrence Neuzil
Vice Chairperson Terrence Neuzil is currently in his fourth term as a member of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. He is a life-long resident of Iowa City, a graduate of the University of Iowa; receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with a double major in Political Science and History. He is also a graduate of the County Leadership Institute from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School and has received certificates of Workplace Computing and Spanish in the Workplace from Kirkwood Community College.
As the youngest Supervisor ever elected in Johnson County history, Supervisor Neuzil has been instrumental in the development of the County’s first Strategic Plan, County Campus Plan, Trails Plan, Mental Health Jail Diversion Program, Human Rights Ordinance, the County’s first Economic Development Plan and the development of the County Green Team. He is also the co-creator of the Johnson-Linn County Leadership Summit which brought together government officials to join forces and work on projects within the Corridor including the vision for a separated bicycle and pedestrian trail from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids.
Recently, Supervisor Neuzil was elected Chair of the Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County and is the newest member of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce. He is currently the Public Information Officer for Johnson County Emergency Management / Homeland Security and is a member of the National Association of Counties Information Officers Association as well as a board member to the National Labor and Employment Committee. He also serves on the County Rate Information System Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Funding Policy Board of Directors, the County Mental Health and Developmental and Disabilities Case Management System Board of Directors, the Iowa City Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors and the Workplace Learning Connection Advisory Council.
Supervisor Neuzil is also well known for holding his Government and You Listening Posts and has held over 550 community meetings since being elected. In 2005, he received the distinguished Corridor Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Young Leadership Award in its inaugural year, in 2010 he received the State of Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award and in 2011, he received the Johnson County United Way’s Community Volunteer of the Year.