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Department of Administrative Services

Boards, Commissions & Committees

The Department of Administrative Services supports and is advised by a number of boards, commissions, committees and councils, which are listed below in alphabetical order. Also included is a brief description of their responsibilities, meeting schedule and contact information. If the board, commission, committee or council has its own web page, its name is hyperlinked to that page.

To view upcoming meeting dates and agendas of these groups, please visit the State of Iowa's Public Meeting Calendar.

Board, Commission,
Committee or Council:
Responsibilities: Meetings scheduled:
(note: meeting schedules
may change)
For more information:
ADA Advisory Committee Focus on the unique issues related to building and facility accessibility, and make recommendations to DAS and the Iowa Vertical Infrastructure Advisory Committee. Last Thursday of odd-numbered months Jennifer Moehlmann,
515-822-8197
Capitol Planning Commission Advise the Legislature on future developments of the Capitol Complex. Quarterly (at minimum)-generally the third Wednesday of January, April, July and October Jennifer Moehlmann,
515-822-8197
Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council (State of Iowa council; only advisory to DAS) Promote policies and practices for effective use and management of information resources in Iowa state government. Last Thursday of every month Lorrie Tritch,
515-242-5898
Health Review Committee A requirement of the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement (2005-2007). The committee is to focus its efforts on quality, employee education and cost containment of health benefits. Once a quarter Ed Holland
515-242-6143
Customer Council Annually reviewing and recommending action on DAS business plans as they relate to utility services. Approving the rate methodology and the resulting rates for utility services. Once a month Susan Churchill
515-281-3351
Insurance Committee
(Executive Council appointed committee; advisory to DAS)
Instituted by the Iowa Executive Council to recommend approval of insurance renewal changes prior to DAS-HRE presenting before Executive Council for final approval. As deemed necessary Ed Holland
515-242-6143
IOWAccess Advisory Council Create a one-stop electronic gateway to government information and transactions - whether federal, state, or local. Second Wednesday of odd-numbered months Wes Hunsberger,
515-281-6993
Technology Advisory Council Established in 2010 to advise DAS on information technology decisions within the Iowa Executive Branch, the TAC bases these decisions on business drivers supporting customer requirements. While the TAC is being formed, an interim group has been established to review IT procurements from agencies, the DAS IT Procurement Review Committee. Third Thursday of every month Wes Hunsberger,
515-281-6993