Iowa JNC

State Members and Vacancies

Judicial Vacancies on the Iowa Appellate Courts

Iowa Court of Appeals Notice of Vacancy with Instructions, Commission Members Contact Information, Application, and Background Information (May 3, 2024) (Chief Judge Bower)

Judicial Candidates for the Iowa Appellate Courts

Iowa Court of Appeals Candidates for Judge Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, and Writing Samples (May 21, 2024) (Chief Judge Bower)

Judicial Nominees for the Iowa Appellate Courts

There are currently no appellate court nominees

Judicial Appointments for the Iowa Appellate Courts

There are currently no appellate court appointments

State Judicial Nominating Commission

Chair               

Janece Valentine   

Secretary

Brett Roberts
sjnc@iowa.gov 

Elected Members Term Expires
Kelsey Ann Ward Marquard
Bettendorf, IA
6-30-29
Jennifer Chase
Waterloo, IA 
6-30-27
Leon Spies
Iowa City, IA
6-30-25
Timothy S. Semelroth
Cedar Rapids,  IA 
6-30-29
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
Jerry Lee Schnurr
Fort dodge,  IA 
6-30-29

 

Appointed Members Term Expires
Joshua Boyer
Muscatine, IA  
4-30-30
Cheryl Hanson
Fayette, IA 
4-30-26
Brad Hartkopf
Ankeny, IA  
4-30-26
Nancy Henderson
Pella, IA  
4-30-28
Garrett Piklapp
Huxley, IA
4-30-26
Ashley Hoegh
Hawarden, IA  
4-30-28
Brett Roberts
Polk City, IA 
4-30-28
Dustin Graber
Ankeny, IA   
4-30-30 
Isaac DeFord
Cedar Falls, IA 
4-30-30
State Judicial Nominating Commission Internal Rules 
Contact

sjnc@iowa.gov 

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