Michelle Erpenbach (Cent)


Michelle Erpenbach began her career in public service with the city of Sioux Falls in 2000 as the coordinator for the community gardens. She served five years as a volunteer member of the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Board, leaving that position following her election in 2010 to the Central District seat on the City Council.

She was a charter member of the Wegner Arboretum Society, the volunteer board overseeing development of the new Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum and East Sioux Falls Historic Site. In addition, she has been chair of her church’s administrative council, a PTA president, Girl Scout leader, Boy Scout committee member, Sunday school teacher, and an avid Lincoln High School band and debate parent.

Michelle and her husband, Steve Erpenbach, are parents to three grown children: Max, Jack, and Grace. A graduate of South Dakota State University, Michelle works as director of content creation for the Good Samaritan Society National Campus in Sioux Falls.

Committees Served On

Fiscal (Chair)
Homeless Advisory Board
Metro Communications

Inside Town Hall - July 2017

Councilors Greg Neitzert, Rick Kiley and Michelle Erpenbach discuss annexation, City budget and sales tax and volunteerism in Sioux Falls.

Inside Town Hall – January 2017

Inside Town Hall roundtable featuring councilors Christine Erickson, Pat Starr, Michelle Erpenbach, and Marshall Selberg. Topics include the South Dakota Legislative Session and the National Citizen Survey.

Inside Town Hall – December 2016

Hosted by Madeline Shields with guest Michelle Erpenbach from the Central District. Find out the city Council is doing to help those most vulnerable in our city as well as why landlords need to register their properties.

Term Expires: 2018

District: Central

Phone: 367-8110

Email: merpenbach@siouxfalls.org