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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:

E. J. Giovannetti, Urbandale - Government Representative
Keith Luchtel, Clive - Media Representative
Fredrick (Rick) Morain, Jefferson - Media Representative
William Peard, Waukee - Government Representative
Julie Pottorff, Des Moines - Public Representative
Suzan Stewart, Sioux City - Public Representative
Renee Twedt, Story City - Government Representative
Mary Ungs-Sogaard, Dyersville - Media Representative

The board’s staff consists of an Executive Director, Deputy Director and Administrative Assistant:

Margaret E. Johnson, J.D.
Interim Executive Director

 

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