Photo credit: Sarah Brooks
Photo credit: Sarah Brooks
Photo credit: Sarah Brooks

(Des Moines, IA) Today Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for the Eighty-Seventh General Assembly.Β  They are as follows:

Standing Committees:

Administrative Rules Review

Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R-Mount Auburn) – Chair

Administration and Rules

Rep. Mike Sexton (R-Rockwell City) – Chair

Rep. Jarad Klein (R-Keota) – Vice Chair

Agriculture

Rep. Lee Hein (R-Monticello) – Chair

Rep. Chuck Holz (R-Le Mars) – Vice Chair

Appropriations

Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) – Chair

Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Marion) – Vice Chair

Commerce

Rep. Peter Cownie (R-West Des Moines) – Chair

Rep. Gary Mohr (R-Bettendorf) – Vice Chair

Economic Growth

Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa (R-Council Bluffs) – Chair

Rep. Shannon Lundgren (R-Peosta) – Vice Chair

Education

Rep. Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls) – Chair

Rep. Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia) – Vice Chair

Environmental Protection

Rep. Ross Paustian (R-Walcott) – Chair

Rep. Andy McKean (R-Anamosa) – Vice Chair

Ethics

Rep. Rob Taylor (R- West Des Moines) – Chair

Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Vice Chair

Government Oversight

Rep. Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton) – Chair

Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) – Vice Chair

Human Resources

Rep. Joel Fry (R-Osceola) – Chair

Rep. Michael Bergan (R-Dorchester) – Vice Chair

International Relations

Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Chair

Judiciary

Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) – Chair

Rep. Jim Carlin (R-Sioux City) – Vice Chair

Labor

Rep. Dave Deyoe (R-Nevada) – Chair

Rep. Larry Sheets (R-Moulton) – Vice Chair

Local Government

Rep. Jake Highfill (R-Johnston) – Chair

Rep. Kristi Hager (R-Waukon) – Vice Chair

Natural Resources

Rep. Rob Bacon (R-Slater) – Chair

Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Garwin) – Vice Chair

Public Safety

Rep. Clel Baudler (R-Greenfield) – Chair

Rep. David Kerr (R-Morning Sun) – Vice Chair

State Government

Rep. Ken Rizer (R-Marion) – Chair

Rep. Kevin Koester (R-Ankeny) – Vice Chair

Transportation

Rep. Gary Carlson (R-Muscatine) – Chair

Rep. Dave Maxwell (R-Gibson) – Vice Chair

Veterans Affairs

Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison) – Chair

Rep. Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) – Vice Chair

Ways & Means

Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) – Chair

Rep. Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) – Vice Chair

Appropriations Subcommittees:

Administration and Regulation Appropriations

Rep. John Landon (R-Ankeny) – Chair

Rep. Stan Gustafson (R-Cumming) – Vice Chair

Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations

Rep. Norlin Mommsen (R-DeWitt) – Chair

Rep. Louie Zumbach (R-Coggon) – Vice Chair

Economic Development Appropriations

Rep. Brian Best (R-Glidden) – Chair

Rep. Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) – Vice Chair

Education Appropriations

Rep. Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mount Ayr) – Chair

Rep. Tom Moore (R-Griswold) – Vice Chair

Health and Human Services Appropriations

Rep. Dave Heaton (R-Mount Pleasant) – Chair

Rep. Rob Taylor (R-West Des Moines) – Vice Chair

Justice Systems Appropriations

Rep. Gary Worthan (R-Storm Lake) – Chair

Rep. David Sieck (R-Glenwood) – Vice Chair

Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations

Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) – Chair

Rep. Skyler Wheeler (R-Orange City) – Vice Chair

β€œWe have some very talented members in our caucus and I’m confident in their abilities to lead their respective committees,” said Upmeyer.Β  β€œHouse Republicans remain committed to working on an agenda that moves Iowa forward.”

The Eighty-Seventh General Assembly begins Monday, January 9, 2017.

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