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About IPIB

The Iowa Public Information Board is an independent agency governed by a nine-member board appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.  No more than three members of the board shall represent the media, and not more than three represent counties, cities or other local governments. The members serve staggered four-year terms, and are balanced by political party and gender. The board elects a chair and vice chair from among its members. The current members are:

Joan Corbin, Pella -  Government Representative
E. J. Giovannetti, Urbandale - Government Representative
Vacant
Keith Luchtel, Clive - Media Representative
Monica McHugh, Zwingle - Public Representative
Fredrick (Rick) Morain, Jefferson - Media Representative
Julie Pottorff, Des Moines - Public Representative
Suzan Stewart, Sioux City - Public Representative
Stan Thompson, Clive - Public Representative

The board’s staff consists of an Executive Director, Deputy Director, and Legal Counsel:

Margaret E. Johnson, J.D.
Executive Director

Brett J. Toresdahl
Deputy Director

Zach Goodrich
Legal Counsel



 

Printed from the website on August 14, 2020 at 9:20pm.