Iowa JNC

Judicial District 5

Judicial Vacancies in District 5

District 5A Notice of District Judge Vacancy with Commission Members Contact Information, Instructions, Application, and Background Information (July 11, 2023) (Judge Hefner)

Judicial Candidates in District 5

District 5A Candidates for District Judge Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, and Writing Samples (August 11, 2023) (Judge Hefner)

Judicial Nominees In District 5

District 5A Nominees for District Judge Vacancy (August 17, 2023) (Judge Hefner)

Judicial Appointments in District 5

District 5A Appointment as District Judge (September 13, 2023) (Judge Faith)

District 5A Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable Brad McCall, Newton

Appointed Term Expires
Erika Bauer, Clive  1-31-28
Kathleen (Katy) Downes, Winterset  1-31-28
Erik Askelsen, Indianola 1-31-26
Fred Kreykes, Pella 1-31-24
Robert (Bob) Bird, Dexter 1-31-24


Elected Term Expires
Brian Patrick Galligan, Des Moines 1-31-28
Ashley N. Grieser, Waukee 1-31-24
Scott A. Hall, Adel 1-31-24
Kimberley K. Baer, Van Meter 1-31-26
Gary G. Mattson, Indianola 1-31-26

District 5B Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable Dustria Relph, Corydon

Appointed Term Expires
Paul Maynes, Lenox 1-31-22
Mary Alisha Kale, Osceola 1-31-22
Clel Baudler, Greenfield 1-31-24
Craig Scott, Chariton 1-31-26
Brenda DeVore, Promise City 1-31-24


Elected Term Expires
Robert Walter Reynoldson, Osceola 1-31-28
George B. Jones, Lamoni 1-31-24
Amanda May Demichelis, Chariton  1-31-24
Paul M. Goldsmith, Chariton 1-31-26
Tonita M. Helton, Leon 1-31-26

District 5C Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable Scott D. Rosenberg, Polk County

Appointed Term Expires
Sandra Conlin, West Des Moines  1-31-28
Denise Bubeck, Grimes 1-31-26
Michael Currie, Des Moines 1-31-26
Steve Boal, Ankeny 1-31-24
Brett Roberts, Des Moines 1-31-24


Elected Term Expires
Christine Ellen Branstad, Des Moines 1-31-28
Tom L. Drew, Des Moines 1-31-28
Frederick W. James, Des Moines 1-31-24
John F. Fatino, Des Moines 1-31-26
Tammy M. Westhoff Gentry, Des Moines 1-31-26

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