Janelle Dockendorf has been named assistant Dickinson County administrator/budget director. County Administrator Brad Homman made the announcement Monday morning. Besides serving as assistant county administrator, Dockendorf will remain as the county’s budget director. The promotion was effective Jan. 1, 2022. Dickinson County Commission Chairman Lynn Peterson said he was pleased to see Dockendorf’s promotion. “Janelle has been an integral part of county operations over the past decade,” Homman continued. “Her ability to work with all the elected and appointed leaders in the county demonstrates not only her abilities, but just what a positive atmosphere she brings to the table.” Dockendorf has served as the county’s budget director since September 2007. Before joining the county, Dockendorf was the City of Abilene’s finance director from 2001 to 2007. “I’m excited for the opportunity to expand my knowledge regarding county business and continuing to serve the citizens of Dickinson County to the best of my abilities,” Dockendorf said.