Flood Mitigation Board

Establish a flood mitigation program to assist governmental entities in undertaking approved projects. The flood mitigation program shall include projects utilizing either financial assistance from the flood mitigation fund or sale tax revenues remitted to the governmental entity. The Board will adopt rules to prescribe application instructions, forms and other requirements deemed necessary to operate the flood mitigation program.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
John Benson 515-725-3208 john.benson@iowa.gov

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Flood Mitigation Board Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
Des Moines, Iowa
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
4 4 1 3 Years
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
Director of the Dept of Natural Resources or Designee, Secretary of Agriculture or designee, Teasurer of State or designee, Director of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management or designee, Executive Director of the Iowa Finance Authority or designee, 4 members of legislature (2 Senators, 2 Representatives)

Board Members

Apply To This Board

Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Vacant Natural Disaster Recovery 07/01/2012 04/30/2014 V
Amy Kaleita Ames STORY Flood Mitigation 03/01/2013 04/30/2014 Female Rep A
Lorraine Glover Waterloo BLACK HAWK Natural Disaster Recovery 03/01/2013 04/30/2015 Female Dem A
John Torbert West Des Moines POLK Flood Mitigation 03/01/2013 04/30/2015 Male None A

A = Active
V = Vacant