GOP: Speaker Upmeyer Announces Committee Leadership

November 27, 2018

Today, House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced the committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

“These talented and hard-working individuals will be essential in advancing the priorities of Iowans over the next two years.  I know they are all committed to strengthening our schools, improving health care access and affordability, and growing Iowa’s economy,” said Speaker Upmeyer.  “House Republicans are excited to get back to work for the people of Iowa in January.”

They are as follows:

Standing Committees:

Administrative Rules Review
Rep. Megan Jones (R-Sioux Rapids) – Chair

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

Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) – Chair
Rep. Ray Sorensen (R-Greenfield) – Vice Chair

Rep. Gary Carlson (R-Muscatine) – Chair
Rep. Jon Jacobsen (R-Council Bluffs) – Vice Chair

Economic Growth
Rep. Skyler Wheeler (R-Orange City) – Chair
Rep. Holly Brink (R-Oskaloosa) – Vice Chair

Rep. Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mount Ayr) – Chair
Rep. Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) – Vice Chair

Environmental Protection
Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Montour) – Chair
Rep. Jeff Shipley (R-Fairfield) – Vice Chair

Rep. Andy McKean (R- Anamosa) – Chair
Rep. Jon Jacobsen (R-Council Bluffs) – Vice Chair

Government Oversight
Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa (R-Council Bluffs) – Chair
Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Vice Chair

Human Resources
Rep. Shannon Lundgren (R-Peosta) – Chair
Rep. Ann Meyer (R-Fort Dodge) – Vice Chair

International Relations
Rep. Terry Baxter (R-Garner) – Chair

Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison) – Chair
Rep. Dustin Hite (R-New Sharon) – Vice Chair

Rep. Dave Deyoe (R-Nevada) – Chair
Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia) – Vice Chair

Local Government
Rep. Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) – Chair
Rep. Brian Lohse (R-Bondurant) – Vice Chair

Natural Resources
Rep. Rob Bacon (R-Slater) – Chair
Rep. Tom Jeneary (R-Le Mars) – Vice Chair

Public Safety
Rep. Jarad Klein (R-Keota) – Chair
Rep. Jon Thorup (R-Knoxville) – Vice Chair

State Government
Rep. Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton) – Chair
Rep. Joe Mitchell (R-Mount Pleasant) – Vice Chair

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

Veterans Affairs
Rep. Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) – Chair
Rep. Stan Gustafson (R-Cumming) – Vice Chair

Ways & Means
Rep. Lee Hein (R-Monticello) – Chair
Rep. Jacob Bossman (R-Sioux City) – Vice Chair


Appropriations Subcommittees:

Administration and Regulation Appropriations
Rep. John Landon (R-Ankeny) – Chair
Rep. Louie Zumbach (R-Coggon) – Vice Chair

Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations
Rep. Norlin Mommsen (R-DeWitt) – Chair
Rep. Anne Osmundson (R-Volga) – Vice Chair

Economic Development Appropriations
Rep. Brian Best (R-Glidden) – Chair
Rep. Tom Gerhold (R-Atkins) – Vice Chair

Education Appropriations
Rep. David Kerr (R-Morning Sun) – Chair
Rep. Tom Moore (R-Griswold) – Vice Chair

Health and Human Services Appropriations
Rep. Joel Fry (R-Osceola) – Chair
Rep. Michael Bergan (R-Dorchester) – Vice Chair

Justice Systems Appropriations
Rep. Gary Worthan (R-Storm Lake) – Chair
Rep. Mike Sexton (R-Rockwell City) – Vice Chair

Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations
Rep. Gary Mohr (R-Bettendorf) – Chair
Rep. Phil Thompson (R-Jefferson) – Vice Chair

Full committee assignments will be announced at a later date.  The Eighty-Eighth General Assembly begins Monday, January 14, 2019.



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