Farm to School Council

The program seeks to link elementary and secondary public and nonpublic schools in this state with Iowa farms to provide schools with fresh and minimally processed food for inclusion in school meals and snacks, encourages children to develop healthy eating habits, and provide Iowa farmers access 1 to consumer markets.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Maury Wills 515-281-5783

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Farm to School Council Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
Wallace State Office Building
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Approx. 3 times per year Varies
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
4 4 0 Pleasure of Governor
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
Director of the Leopold Center or designee; Director of the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship or designee; Director of the Department of Education or designee

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Scott Wilber BOONE BOONE Fruit & Vegetable Producer 01/09/2012 Male None A
Earl Hafner Panora GUTHRIE Organic Meat Producer 11/05/2007 Male None A
Debra Stephenson Council Bluffs MILLS IAHPERD 11/05/2007 Female Dem A
Kathy Simmerman OSCEOLA CLARKE IA School Nutrician Assocation 01/09/2012 Female None A

A = Active
V = Vacant