House Speaker Announces Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

House Speaker Announces Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

(DES MOINES) – Today House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for the Eighty-Seventh General Assembly.  They are as follows:

Standing Committees:

Administrative Rules Review

Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R-Mount Auburn) – Chair

Administration and Rules

Rep. Mike Sexton (R-Rockwell City) – Chair

Rep. Jarad Klein (R-Keota) – Vice Chair

Agriculture

Rep. Lee Hein (R-Monticello) – Chair

Rep. Chuck Holz (R-Le Mars) – Vice Chair

Appropriations

Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) – Chair

Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Marion) – Vice Chair

Commerce

Rep. Peter Cownie (R-West Des Moines) – Chair

Rep. Gary Mohr (R-Bettendorf) – Vice Chair

Economic Growth

Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa (R-Council Bluffs) – Chair

Rep. Shannon Lundgren (R-Peosta) – Vice Chair

Education

Rep. Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls) – Chair

Rep. Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia) – Vice Chair

Environmental Protection

Rep. Ross Paustian (R-Walcott) – Chair

Rep. Andy McKean (R-Anamosa) – Vice Chair

Ethics

Rep. Rob Taylor (R- West Des Moines) – Chair

Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Vice Chair

Government Oversight

Rep. Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton) – Chair

Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) – Vice Chair

Human Resources

Rep. Joel Fry (R-Osceola) – Chair

Rep. Michael Bergan (R-Dorchester) – Vice Chair

International Relations

Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Chair

Judiciary

Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) – Chair

Rep. Jim Carlin (R-Sioux City) – Vice Chair

Labor

Rep. Dave Deyoe (R-Nevada) – Chair

Rep. Larry Sheets (R-Moulton) – Vice Chair

Local Government

Rep. Jake Highfill (R-Johnston) – Chair

Rep. Kristi Hager (R-Waukon) – Vice Chair

Natural Resources

Rep. Rob Bacon (R-Slater) – Chair

Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Garwin) – Vice Chair

Public Safety

Rep. Clel Baudler (R-Greenfield) – Chair

Rep. David Kerr (R-Morning Sun) – Vice Chair

State Government

Rep. Ken Rizer (R-Marion) – Chair

Rep. Kevin Koester (R-Ankeny) – Vice Chair

Transportation

Rep. Gary Carlson (R-Muscatine) – Chair

Rep. Dave Maxwell (R-Gibson) – Vice Chair

Veterans Affairs

Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison) – Chair

Rep. Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) – Vice Chair

Ways & Means

Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) – Chair

Rep. Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) – Vice Chair

Appropriations Subcommittees:

Administration and Regulation Appropriations

Rep. John Landon (R-Ankeny) – Chair

Rep. Stan Gustafson (R-Cumming) – Vice Chair

Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations

Rep. Norlin Mommsen (R-DeWitt) – Chair

Rep. Louie Zumbach (R-Coggon) – Vice Chair

Economic Development Appropriations

Rep. Brian Best (R-Glidden) – Chair

Rep. Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) – Vice Chair

Education Appropriations

Rep. Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mount Ayr) – Chair

Rep. Tom Moore (R-Griswold) – Vice Chair

Health and Human Services Appropriations

Rep. Dave Heaton (R-Mount Pleasant) – Chair

Rep. Rob Taylor (R-West Des Moines) – Vice Chair

Justice Systems Appropriations

Rep. Gary Worthan (R-Storm Lake) – Chair

Rep. David Sieck (R-Glenwood) – Vice Chair

Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations

Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) – Chair

Rep. Skyler Wheeler (R-Orange City) – Vice Chair

 

“We have some very talented members in our caucus and I’m confident in their abilities to lead their respective committees,” said Upmeyer.  “House Republicans remain committed to working on an agenda that moves Iowa forward.”

The Eighty-Seventh General Assembly begins Monday, January 9, 2017.

 

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