Health, State Board of

The policy-making body of the department and has the power and duties to adopt, promulgate, amend, and repeal rules and regulations, and advises/makes recommendations to the Governor, general assembly, and Director of Public Health.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Gerd Clabaugh 515-281-8474

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
State Board of Health Public Health, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
7-8 times per year 1-2 hours
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
11 11 0 3 Years
Organizational Authority  

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Patti Brown WAUKEE DALLAS Public Member 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female Rep A
Ron Abrons Coralville JOHNSON Health- MD 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male None A
Maggie Tinsman BETTENDORF SCOTT Public Member 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female Rep A
Michael Wolnerman Des Moines POLK Health - Pharmacist 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Rep A
Laura Beeck Denison CRAWFORD Public Health 07/13/2017 06/30/2020 Female None A
Kierstyn Borg Mickelson Ankeny POLK Public Member 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Rep A
Christopher Atchison IOWA CITY JOHNSON Public Health 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male Rep A
Jason Harrington Spirit Lake DICKINSON Public Health 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male Rep A
Jay Hansen Mason City CERRO GORDO Substance Abuse Treatment 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male Dem A
Karie Foster Pella MARION Public Member 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A
Vickie Lewis Marshalltown MARSHALL Substance Abuse Prevention 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A

A = Active
V = Vacant