County Executive Biography

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Allen Buechel, Co Executive
Allen Buechel
Fond du Lac County Executive

160 S. Macy Street
Fond du Lac, WI  54935

Telephone:  (920) 929-3155
Fax:  (920) 929-3016

Email: Click here

Allen Buechel has served as Fond du Lac County Executive since 1993 after serving on the Fond du Lac County Board for 17 years. Allen worked in sales management for 22 years prior to his first election to the County Executive position.  He is currently serving his sixth term as County Executive.


Since Allen took office, Fond du Lac County has:


  • Gained national as well as international attention piloting Welfare Reform.
  • Piloted a successful Long-Term Care Program for the Elderly and Disabled on behalf of the State of Wisconsin which is now a statewide program.
  • Established a Regional Medical Examiner program that serves 15 counties.

Has undertaken major projects including:

  • Addition of a new University Center to UW-Fond du Lac, as well as renovation of all existing buildings.
  • Consolidation of four dispatch services into one Communications Center in Fond du Lac.
  • Made safety and service upgrades to the Fond du Lac County Airport by widening and lengthening the runway and adding approach light systems.
  • Construction of a new terminal building at the Fond du Lac County Airport.
  • Developed a 70-acre Aeronautical Business Park adjacent to the Fond du Lac County Airport.
  • Expansion of the Fond du Lac County Golf Course to a 27-hole championship course.
  • Addition of three new county parks totaling 422 acres.
  • Partnered with the Department of Natural Resources in the development of three state park multi-purpose recreation trails.
  • Instrumental in developing the County's Save a Smile program which provides dental care to Medicaid eligible children in Fond du Lac County.
  • Developed a plan with local and state officials to retain Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac County.
  • Modernized emergency communications and information systems technology.