Bobbi Bentz is serving her third term as a council member on the Ankeny City Council. In December 2021, she was appointed Mayor Pro Tem.
Bobbi currently represents Ankeny on the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, the Metro Advisory Council, and the School/City Committee. During her three terms on the Council, she also served on the Bravo Greater Des Moines Board of Directors, the Metropolitan Planning Organization and was a member of the Ankeny Comprehensive 2040 Plan steering committee. Bobbi spearheaded 100 Women Who Care Ankeny in 2017 and is a board member for the Ankeny Art Center and is participating as a committee member to the Ankeny Community School District Strategic Planning process.
Bobbi is an Evidence and Outcomes Liaison with a national pharmaceutical company. She graduated from Ankeny High School in 1997. She has an undergraduate degree from Cornell College in Economics and Business, two Masters' degrees from the University of Iowa in Health Administration and Public Health, and recently completed her PhD from the University of Iowa. Bobbi grew up in Ankeny and moved to the community in 1980.Bobbi and her husband Adam have three children and are actively involved in a variety of youth sports and activities in Ankeny. Adam is a realtor with Charter House Real Estate in Ankeny.
Term expires Dec. 31, 2023