Photo Credit:Β Jason MrachinaΒ (CC-By-NC-ND 2.0)

Today, Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced the committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly. 

β€œThese talented and hard-working individuals will be essential in advancing the priorities of Iowans over the next two years.  I know they are all committed to strengthening our schools, improving health care access and affordability, and growing Iowa’s economy,” Upmeyer said.  β€œHouse Republicans are excited to get back to work for the people of Iowa in January.”

They are as follows: 

Standing Committees:

Administrative Rules Review

Rep. Megan Jones (R-Sioux Rapids) – Chair

Agriculture

Rep. Ross Paustian (R-Walcott) – Chair 

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

Appropriations

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

Rep. Ray Sorensen (R-Greenfield) – Vice Chair

Commerce

Rep. Gary Carlson (R-Muscatine) – Chair 

Rep. Jon Jacobsen (R-Council Bluffs) – Vice Chair

Economic Growth

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

Rep. Holly Brink (R-Oskaloosa) – Vice Chair

Education

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

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

Environmental Protection

Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Montour) – Chair 

Rep. Jeff Shipley (R-Fairfield) – Vice Chair

Ethics

Rep. Andy McKean (R- Anamosa) – Chair 

Rep. Jon Jacobsen (R-Council Bluffs) – Vice Chair

Government Oversight

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

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

Human Resources

Rep. Shannon Lundgren (R-Peosta) – Chair 

Rep. Ann Meyer (R-Fort Dodge) – Vice Chair

International Relations

Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Chair 

Judiciary

Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison) – Chair 

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-New Sharon) – Vice Chair

Labor

Rep. Dave Deyoe (R-Nevada) – Chair 

Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) – Vice Chair

Local Government

Rep. Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) – Chair 

Rep. Brian Lohse (R-Bondurant) – Vice Chair

Natural Resources

Rep. Rob Bacon (R-Slater) – Chair 

Rep. Tom Jeneary (R-Le Mars) – Vice Chair

Public Safety

Rep. Jarad Klein (R-Keota) – Chair 

Rep. Jon Thorup (R-Knoxville) – Vice Chair

State Government

Rep. Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton) – Chair 

Rep. Joe Mitchell (R-Mount Pleasant) – Vice Chair

Transportation

Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Marion) – Chair 

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

Veterans Affairs

Rep. Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) – Chair 

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

Ways & Means

Rep. Lee Hein (R-Monticello) – Chair 

Rep. Jacob Bossman (R-Sioux City) – Vice Chair

Appropriations Subcommittees:

Administration and Regulation Appropriations

Rep. John Landon (R-Ankeny) – Chair 

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations

Rep. Norlin Mommsen (R-DeWitt) – Chair 

Rep. Anne Osmundson (R-Volga) – Vice Chair

Economic Development Appropriations

Rep. Brian Best (R-Glidden) – Chair 

Rep. Tom Gerhold (R-Atkins) – Vice Chair

Education Appropriations

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

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

Health and Human Services Appropriations

Rep. Joel Fry (R-Osceola) – Chair 

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

Justice Systems Appropriations

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

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

Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations

Rep. Gary Mohr (R-Bettendorf) – Chair 

Rep. Phil Thompson (R-Jefferson) – Vice Chair

Full committee assignments will be announced at a later date.Β  The Eighty-Eighth General Assembly begins Monday, January 14, 2019.

Photo Credit:Β Jason MrachinaΒ (CC-By-NC-ND 2.0)
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