Barbara Massman of Decorah is challenging Floyd Ashbacher for the District 2 seat on the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors.

Massman, a Democrat from Decorah, said she will be filing her nomination papers Tuesday. Ashbacher, a Republican also from Decorah, is completing his first term as supervisor.

Massman, owner of Barbara Massman Realtors, has been a self-employed real estate broker for more than 20 years. She said she is passionate about Winneshiek County.

“I think it would be wonderful for my constituents to feel empowered,” Massman said.

She currently serves on the Decorah Planning and Zoning Commission and has served eight years on the Northeast Iowa Board of Realtors.

Massman is married to Tom Massman, owner of Tom Massman Construction. She has one daughter, two stepsons and two granddaughters.