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Iowa Commission for the Blind

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      The Iowa Commission for the Blind consists of three members appointed by the governor for three-year terms and confirmed by the Iowa Senate. It determines the policies and programs that shall be carried out by the Iowa Department for the Blind. To contact members of the Commission Board, please contact Board Secretary, Janice Eggers, at janice.eggers@blind.state.ia.us.

      Current Commission Board Members

      Chair - Sandi Ryan

      Member - Ryan Brems

      Member - Geneva Jacobsen

      Board Meetings

      Commission board meetings are held regularly, generally four times per year. Commission members agree upon times, dates and location of the next calendar year's meetings at the September meeting.

      Meeting Packets

      Board packet materials are distributed prior to the next meeting.

      You may download content of board meeting packets here:
      Click here for board packet materials

      Board Recordings and Minutes

      Recordings and/or approved minutes from previous meetings, listed in chronological order from most recent to oldest.

      Become a Commission Board Member

      To apply to become a Commission Board member, contact the Governor's office at 515.281.5211 or visit the Governor's web site at www.governor.iowa.gov.