Boards and Commissions - Current

The boards and commissions listed may or may not contain their full membership. All boards and commissions that include legislator appointments list those members, at minimum. Boards and commissions which appear in the Roster of State Officials publication include their full membership. Boards and commissions which do not appear in the Roster of State Officials and do not contain legislator appointments are listed with their statutory authority but may not contain any membership. Information is updated periodically.
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Boards and Commissions Department Code Citation
911 Communications Council Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management §34A.2A, §34A.15
Access to Justice Commission, Iowa Judicial Branch
Accountancy Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §542.4
Accreditation Quality Faculty Plan Protocol Committee, Ad Hoc Department of Education §260C.36(4)(a)
Adult Offender Supervision State Council, Interstate Compact for Department of Corrections §907B.2, §907B.3
Adult Offender Supervision, Interstate Compact for Department of Corrections §907B.2(1, 2)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact Board of Nursing §152E.2, §152E.3
African Americans, Commission on the Status of Office on the Status of African Americans §216A.142
Aging, Commission on Department of Health and Human Services §231.11
Agricultural Development Board Iowa Finance Authority §16.2C
Agricultural Education, Advisory Council for Department of Education §256.32
Alcoholic Beverages Commission Department of Revenue §123.5
Appeal Board, State Department of Management §24.26
Architectural Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §544A.1
Armory Board Department of Public Defense §29A.57
Arts Council, Iowa Economic Development Authority §15.465
Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, Commission of Office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs §216A.152
Athletic Training, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Attorney Disciplinary Board Judicial Branch Court Rule 34.6
Autism Council, Iowa Department of Education §256.35A
Banking Council, State Banking Division §524.205
Barbering and Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Beef Cattle Producers Association Executive Committee, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §181.3
Behavioral Science, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Benefits Advisory Committee Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System §97B.8B
Bioscience Development Corporation Board Economic Development Authority §15.107
Blind, Commission for the Department for the Blind §216B.2
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §89.14
Brain Injuries, Advisory Council on Department of Health and Human Services §135.22A
Brownfield Redevelopment Advisory Council Economic Development Authority §15.294
Building Code Advisory Council, State Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §103A.14
Building Code Board of Review, State Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §103A.15
Capital Investment Board, Iowa Executive Branch §15E.63
Capitol Planning Commission Department of Administrative Services §8A.371
Career and Technical Education, State Board for Department of Education §256.127
Centennial Memorial Foundation, Iowa Office of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor Executive Order (January 5, 1949)
Child Abuse Prevention Program Advisory Committee Department of Health and Human Services §217.3A(2)
Child Advocacy Board Department of Health and Human Services §237.16
Child Care Advisory Committee Department of Management §135.173A
Child Care Training and Development, Leadership Council for Department of Health and Human Services §237A.23
Child Death Review Team, Iowa State Medical Examiner §135.43
Child Development Coordinating Council Department of Education §256A.2
Child Fatality Review Committee State Medical Examiner §135.43(4)
Children’s Behavioral Health System State Board Department of Health and Human Services §225C.51
Chiropractic, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
City Development Board Economic Development Authority §368.9
City Finance Committee Department of Management §384.13
Civil Rights Commission, Iowa Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing Ch 216
Client Security Commission Judicial Branch Court Rule 39.1
College Student Aid Commission Higher Education Division §256.176
Commercial Air Service Retention and Expansion Committee Department of Transportation §328.13
Commercial Pesticide Applicator Peer Review Panel Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §206.23A
Communications System Board, Statewide Interoperable Department of Public Safety §80.28
Community Action Agencies, Commission on Community Action Agencies Division (DHR) §216A.92A
Community College Council Department of Education §256.31
Community College Faculty Advisory Committee Department of Education §260C.36(4)(c)
Connecting Rural Iowa Task Force Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative Executive Comittee Executive Order 3 (July 18, 2018)
Conservation Education Program Board Department of Natural Resources §455A.21
Consumer Advisory Panel Attorney General (Department of Justice) §475A.7
Continuing Legal Education, Commission on Judicial Branch Court Rule 41.2
Corn Promotion Board, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §185C.3
Corrections, Board of Department of Corrections §904.104
County Finance Committee Department of Management §333A.2
Credit Union Review Board Credit Union Division §533.107
Crime Victim Assistance Board Attorney General (Department of Justice) §915.82
Criminal Detainers Compact Department of Corrections §821.7
Criminal Justice Information System Advisory Committee Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Division (DHR) Judicial Branch and CJJP
Crop Improvement Association Board, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations Ch 177
Cultural Trust Board of Trustees, Iowa Economic Development Authority §15.480
Customer Council for Services Department of Administrative Services §8.6(15), IAC 541-12.5
Dairy Association, Iowa State Iowa Agricultural Organizations Ch 178
Dairy Industry Commission, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations Ch 179
Deaf Services, Commission of Office of Deaf Services §216A.113
Dental Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14, §153.33B
Dental Hygiene Committee Department of Health and Human Services §153.33A
Dependent Adult Protective Advisory Council Department of Health and Human Services §235B.1
Developmental Disabilities Council, Iowa Executive Branch Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, Public Law No. 106-402
Dietetics, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Disabilities, Commission of Persons With Office of Persons With Disabilities §216A.74
Domestic Abuse Death Review Team, Iowa Department of Health and Human Services §135.109
Drug Policy Advisory Council Office of Drug Control Policy §80E.2
Dyslexia Board, Iowa Department of Education §256.32A
Early Access, Iowa Council for Department of Education 20 U.S.C. §1441
Early Childhood Iowa State Board Department of Health and Human Services §256I.3
Early Childhood Stakeholders Alliance Department of Health and Human Services §256I.12
Economic Development Authority Board Economic Development Authority §15.105
Economic Progress, Iowa Partnership for Economic Development Authority Executive Order 75 (October 24, 2011)
Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Governor's Office of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor Executive Order No. 6
Education Commission of the States Iowa Educational Organizations §272B.1, §272B.2
Education, State Board of Department of Education §256.3, §256.9(12)
Educational Examiners, Board of Higher Education Division Ch 256, §Subch. VII, §Part 3
Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Council on Department of Education §256H.2
Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Interstate Compact on Department of Education §256H.3
Educator Leadership and Compensation, Commission on Department of Education §284.15(13)
Egg Council, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §184.2
Electrical Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §103.2
Elevator Safety Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §89A.13
Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council Department of Health and Human Services §147A.2
Employment Appeal Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §10A.601
Empower Rural Iowa Initiative Executive Committee, Governor’s Economic Development Authority Executive Order 3 (July 18, 2018)
Energy Center Governing Board, Iowa Iowa Energy Center §15.120
Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §542B.3
Enhance Iowa Board Economic Development Authority §15F.102
Environmental Protection Commission Department of Natural Resources §455A.6
Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board §68B.32
Executive Council Executive Council Ch 7D
Fair Board, Iowa State Executive Branch §173.1, §173.9
Family Development and Self-Sufficiency Council Community Action Agencies Division (DHR) §216A.107
Farm Deer Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §170.2
Farmer Advisory Committee Department of Natural Resources §481A.10A
Federal Clean Air Act Compliance Advisory Panel Department of Natural Resources §455B.150
Finance Authority, Iowa Iowa Finance Authority Ch 16
Fire Extinguishing System Contractors and Alarm Systems Advisory Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §100C.10
Fire Service and Emergency Response Council, State Department of Public Safety §100B.1
Fire and Police Retirement System Board of Trustees, Statewide Executive Branch §411.36
Flood Mitigation Board Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management §418.5
Flood Recovery Advisory Board Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Executive Order 4
Grain Indemnity Fund Board, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §203D.4
Grain Industry Peer Review Panel Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §203.11B
Great Places Board, Iowa Economic Development Authority §15.439
Grievance Commission of the Supreme Court Judicial Branch Court Rule 34.1
Growing Rural Iowa Task Force Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative Executive Comittee Executive Order 3 (July 18, 2018)
Health Facilities Council Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §10A.712
Health Insurance Association Board, Iowa Comprehensive Insurance Division §514E.2
Health and Human Services, Council on Department of Health and Human Services §217.2
Health, State Board of Department of Public Health Ch 136
Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa Board Department of Health and Human Services §514I.5
Hearing Aid Specialists, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Higher Education Loan Authority College Student Aid Commission §12.30, §261A.5, §261A.6
Historical Records Advisory Board, Iowa Department of Administrative Services §8A.616
Historical Society of Iowa Board of Trustees, State Department of Administrative Services §8A.703
Homelessness, Council on Iowa Finance Authority §16.2D
Horticultural Society, State Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §186.1
Human Rights Board Department of Health and Human Services §216A.3
Humanities Iowa Executive Branch 20 U.S.C. §9151
Independent Living Council, Statewide Executive Branch §84G.1; Section 705 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended
Innovation Corporation Board, Iowa Economic Development Authority §15.107
Innovation Council, Iowa Economic Development Authority §15.117A
Interagency Coordinating Council Department of Health and Human Services §691.6B
Interior Design Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §544C.2
Investing in Rural Iowa Task Force Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative Executive Comittee Executive Order 3 (July 18, 2018)
Investment Board of the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System §97B.8A
Iowa Wine and Beer Promotion Board Economic Development Authority §15E.116
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Eighth Community Based Corrections District 8 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Fifth Community Based Corrections District 5 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services First Community Based Corrections District 1 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Fourth Community Based Corrections District 4 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Second Community Based Corrections District 2 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Seventh Community Based Corrections District 7 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Sixth Community Based Corrections District 6 §905.3
Judicial District Board, Department of Correctional Services Third Community Based Corrections District 3 §905.3
Judicial Nominating Commission, State Judicial Branch §46.1, §46.2, §46.6
Judicial Nominating Commissions, District Judicial Branch §46.3, §46.4, §46.6
Judicial Qualifications, Commission on Judicial Branch §602.2102
Judicial Technology, Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Branch
Justice Advisory Board Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Division (DHR) §216A.132
Juvenile Justice Advisory Council Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Division (DHR) 34 U.S.C. §11133
Juvenile Supervision, State Council for Interstate Department of Health and Human Services §232.173(9)
Juveniles, Interstate Commission for Department of Health and Human Services §232.173(3)
Landscape Architectural Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §544B.3
Latino Affairs, Commission of Office of Latino Affairs §216A.12
Law Enforcement Academy Council, Iowa Law Enforcement Academy §80B.6
Law Enforcement Administrator's Telecommunications Advisory Committee Law Enforcement Academy IAC 661-15.2
Law Examiners, Board of Judicial Branch §602.10103, §602.10107
Lawyer Trust Account Commission Judicial Branch Court Rule 43.1
Legal Services Advisory Council 42 U.S.C. §2996c(f)
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Advisory Board Board of Regents §266.39
Libraries, Commission of Department of Administrative Services §8A.203
Livestock Health Advisory Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §267.2
Local Food and Farm Program Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §267A.3
Lottery Division, Iowa Department of Revenue §12.30, Ch 99G
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission, Midwest Interstate Department of Natural Resources §457B.1(3)
Magistrate Appointing Commission Judicial Branch §602.6501
Massage Therapy, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Medical Assistance Advisory Council Department of Health and Human Services §249A.4B
Medical Assistance Drug Utilization Review Commission, Iowa Department of Health and Human Services §249A.24
Medical Assistance Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee Department of Health and Human Services §249A.20A
Medical Cannabidiol Board Department of Health and Human Services §124E.5
Medicine, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council, Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Mental Health and Disability Services Commission Department of Health and Human Services §225C.5
Mid-America Port Commission Executive Branch §28K.1
Midwest Energy Commission, Interstate Department of Natural Resources §473A.1
Midwestern Higher Education Compact Iowa Educational Organizations Ch 261D
Mississippi River Parkway Planning Commission Department of Transportation §308.1
Mortuary Science, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Native American Affairs, Commission of Office of Native American Affairs §216A.162
Natural Resource Commission Department of Natural Resources §455A.5
Nonpublic School Advisory Committee Department of Education §256.15
Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators, Interstate Commission of Board of Nursing §152E.1, §152E.2
Nursing Home Administrators, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Nursing, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14, §152.2
Optometry, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Organic Advisory Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §190C.2
Parole, Board of Board of Parole Ch 904A
Perinatal Guidelines Advisory Committee Department of Health and Human Services IAC 641-150.3(2)
Pesticide Advisory Committee Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §206.23, IAC 21-48
Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Fund Board, Iowa Comprehensive Underground Storage Tanks §455G.4
Pharmacy, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Physical Therapy Compact Commission Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147C.1
Physical and Occupational Therapy, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Physician Assistants, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §105.3
Podiatry, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Pork Producers Council, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §183A.2
Postsecondary Course Audit Committee Department of Education §256.17
Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Council Board of Pharmacy §124.555
Preserves, State Advisory Board for Department of Natural Resources §465C.2, §465C.3
Prison Industries Advisory Board Department of Corrections §904.803
Private Pesticide Applicator Peer Review Panel Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §206.23B
Propane Education and Research Council Executive Branch §101C.3
Property Assessment Appeal Board Department of Revenue §421.1A
Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordination Council Attorney General (Department of Justice) §13A.3
Psychology, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Public Broadcasting Board, Iowa Department of Education §256.81, §256.82
Public Employment Relations Board Public Employment Relations Board §20.5
Public Funds Interest Rates Committee Office of the Treasurer of State §12C.6
Public Information Board, Iowa Public Information Board, Iowa Ch 23
Public Outdoor Recreation and Resources, Advisory Council for Department of Natural Resources §461A.80
Public Policy Research Foundation §7D.15
Public Safety Peace Officers’ Retirement, Accident, and Disability System, Board of Trustees of the Iowa Department of Department of Public Safety §97A.5
Quality Faculty Plan Professional Development Committee Department of Education §260C.36(4)(b)
Racing and Gaming Commission Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §99D.5, §99D.6
Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §543D.4
Real Estate Commission Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §543B.8
Records Commission, State Department of Administrative Services §8A.603
Regents, Board of Board of Regents Ch 262
Renewable Fuel Infrastructure Board Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §159A.13
Respiratory Care and Polysomnography, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Roadside Vegetation Management Technical Advisory Committee, Integrated Department of Transportation §314.22
Rules of Civil Procedure, Advisory Committee on Judicial Branch
Rules of Criminal Procedure, Advisory Committee on Judicial Branch
Rules of Juvenile Procedure, Advisory Committee on Judicial Branch
STEM Advisory Council Executive Committee, Governor's Department of Education Executive Order 81
STEM Advisory Council, Governor's Department of Education Executive Order 81
School Budget Review Committee Department of Education §257.30
Sheep and Wool Promotion Board, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §182.4
Shorthand Reporters, Board of Examiners of Judicial Branch §602.3101
Sign Language Interpreters and Transliterators, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Social Work, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
Soil Conservation and Water Quality Committee, State Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §161A.4
Soybean Association Board, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §185.3
Speech Pathology and Audiology, Board of Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing §147.13, §147.14
State Rehabilitation Council Department of Workforce Development §84H.1; Section 105 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992; U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Streamlined Sales Tax Advisory Council Department of Revenue §423.9A
Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Governing Board Department of Revenue §423.9
Student Loan Liquidity Corporation Department of Education §7C.4, §256.198
Technology Commercialization Committee Economic Development Authority §15.116
Telecommunications Advisory Committee Department of Education §256.7(7)(c)
Telecommunications and Technology Commission, Iowa Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission §8D.3
Terrace Hill Commission Department of Administrative Services §8A.326
Title Guaranty Board, Iowa Iowa Finance Authority §16.2A
Tobacco Settlement Authority Board Office of the Treasurer of State §12E.5
Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Council Department of Health and Human Services §142A.3(10)
Tobacco Use Prevention and Control, Commission on Department of Health and Human Services §142A.3
Transportation Commission Department of Transportation Ch 307A
Trauma System Advisory Council Department of Health and Human Services §147A.24
Turkey Marketing Council, Iowa Iowa Agricultural Organizations §184A.1A
Unauthorized Practice of Law Commission Judicial Branch Court Rule 37.1
Uniform State Laws, Commission on Executive Branch §5.1
Upper Mississippi River Basin Association Executive Branch Executive Order 6 (November 23, 1983)
Utilities Board Executive Branch Ch 474
Veterans Affairs, Commission of Department of Veterans Affairs §35A.2
Veterinary Medicine, Iowa Board of Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §169.5
Volunteer Service, Iowa Commission on Department of Health and Human Services §15H.2
Voter Registration Commission Office of the Secretary of State §47.8
Voting Systems, Board of Examiners for Office of the Secretary of State §52.4
Water Resources Coordinating Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §466B.3
Watershed Planning Advisory Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §466B.31
Well Contractors' Council Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship §455B.190A(3)
Women, Commission on the Status of Office on the Status of Women §216A.53
Workforce Development Board, Iowa Department of Workforce Development §84A.1A
Workforce Development Boards, Local Department of Workforce Development §84A.4
Youth Advisory Council, State of Iowa Department of Health and Human Services §216A.140
Youth Development Council, Iowa Collaboration for Department of Health and Human Services §216A.140