Human Services, Council on

Adopt and establish policy for the operation and conduct of the Department of Human Services. Prior to approval of the budget, the Council shall publicize and hold a public hearing to provide explanations and hear questions, opinions, and suggestions regarding the budget. Insure that all programs administered or services rendered by the Department directly to any citizen or through a local board of welfare to any citizen are coordinated and integrated so that any citizen does not receive a duplication of service from various departments or local agencies. Recommend to the Governor the names of individuals who are qualified to be the director of the Department of Human Services when there is a vacancy in that position.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Julie Dougherty 515-281-5455 jdoughe@dhs.state.ia.us

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Council on Human Services Human Services, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
1305 E. Walnut St.
Hoover State Office Building
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
2nd Wednesday of Every Month 10am-3pm
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
7 7 1 6 Years
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
217.2
Two state representatives, two state senators

Board Members

Apply To This Board

Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Vacant Elector of State- County Supervisor 05/01/2011 04/30/2017 Female Dem V
Samuel Wallace Des Moines POLK Elector of State of Iowa 05/01/2015 04/30/2021 Male Rep A
Skylar Mayberry-Mayes Des Moines POLK Elector of State of Iowa 05/01/2019 04/30/2021 Male Dem A
Mark Anderson Waverly BREMER Elector of State of Iowa 05/01/2017 04/30/2023 Male None A
Kimberly Kudej Swisher JOHNSON Elector of State of Iowa 05/01/2017 04/30/2023 Female Dem A
Rebecca Peterson Clive POLK Elector of State of Iowa 05/01/2019 04/30/2025 Female Rep A
Carol Forristall Macedonia POTTAWATTAMIE Elector of State of Iowa 05/01/2019 04/30/2025 Female Rep A
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant