Libraries, Commission of

Appoints the State Librarian, sets policy for the division, and receives and approves the division budget. In addition the commission advocates for Iowa libraries

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Michael Scott 515-281-4105

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Commission of Libraries Education, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
1112 E Grand
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
6 meetings yearly 10 AM - 2 PM
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
7 7 0 4 Years
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
1 Member appointed by the Supreme Court, 1 by the Department of Education

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Kolleen Taylor Webster City HAMILTON Public Librarian 05/01/2017 04/30/2020 Female Rep A
Brandon Denner Clive DALLAS At-Large Member 05/01/2019 04/30/2021 Male None A
Norma Thiese Guttenberg CLAYTON School or AEA Librarian 05/01/2017 04/30/2021 Female Rep A
Samantha Helmick Burlington DES MOINES Public Librarian 05/01/2017 04/30/2021 Female Rep A
Derrick Burton Forest City WINNEBAGO Academic Librarian 05/01/2019 04/30/2023 Male Dem A
Sarah Latcham Wellman WASHINGTON Public Library Trustee 05/01/2019 04/30/2023 Female Rep A
James Lock Cedar Rapids LINN At-Large Member 05/01/2019 04/30/2023 Male Dem A

A = Active
V = Vacant