Elected officials representing the citizens of Story County were sworn into office at 8:30 am on Friday, January 2, 2015. Presiding over the ceremony was the Honorable Stephen A. Owen, District Associate Judge. Receiving the Oath of Office were Board of Supervisors members: Rick Sanders and Paul Toot, both re-elected to serve a second term in the November 2014 elections. Stacie Herridge from Nevada was sworn in as County Recorder, also elected in November and replacing long-serving former Recorder Susan Vande Kamp. Renee Twedt, County Treasurer, took her second Oath of Office as well, re-elected for a second term in an uncontested election for the office. County Attorney Stephen Holmes was sworn in to serve his 5th term as County Attorney.
Terms for Board of Supervisor Wayne Clinton, County Auditor Lucy Martin and Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald were not up for re-election this past November.