Iowa JNC

State Members and Vacancies

Judicial Vacancies on the Iowa Appellate Courts

Iowa Supreme Court Notice of Vacancy with Instructions and Commission Member Contact InformationApplication and Background Information Forms (May 9, 2022) (Justice Appel)

Judicial Candidates for the Iowa Appellate Courts

Candidates for Iowa Supreme Court Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, Writing Samples, and Interviews (June 20, 2022) (Justice Appel)

Judicial Nominees for the Iowa Appellate Courts

Nominees for Iowa Supreme Court Vacancy (June 27, 2022) (Justice Appel)

Judicial Appointments for the Iowa Appellate Courts

There are currently no appellate court appointments

State Judicial Nominating Commission

Chair               

Kathleen Law          

Secretary

Janece Valentine
sjnc@iowa.gov 

Elected Lawyer Members Term Expires
Henry Bevel
Waterloo, IA
6-30-23
Jennifer Chase
Waterloo, IA 
6-30-27
Leon Spies
Iowa City, IA
6-30-25
Dorothy O’Brien
Davenport,  IA 
6-30-23
Alfredo Parrish
Des Moines. IA 
6-30-27
Kristina Stanger 
Des Moines, IA 
6-30-25
Janece M. Valentine 
Fort Dodge, IA 
6-30-25
John Gray
Sioux City,  IA 
6-30-23

 

Appointed Members Term Expires
Kathy Pearson
Cedar Rapids, IA  
4-30-24
Cheryl Hanson
Fayette, IA 
4-30-26
Gwen Ecklund
Denison, IA  
4-30-26
Derek Muller
Iowa City, IA  
4-30-28
Bill Anderson
Cherokee, IA
4-30-26
Kathleen Law
Des Moines, IA  
4-30-28
Jeremy Kidd
Polk City, IA 
4-30-28
Dustin Graber
Ankeny, IA   
4-30-28 
Dan Huitink
Pella, IA 
4-30-24
State Judicial Nominating Commission Internal Rules (May 5, 2021)
Contact

sjnc@iowa.gov 

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