Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has announced his appointees to Iowa’s boards and commissions and department directors. Several from the Dallas County area are on the list of appointees, all of whom are now subject to a Senate confirmation.


Jerry Purdy of Adel was appointed to the Architectural Examining Board.


Courtney Clarke of Waukee was appointed to the Child Advocacy Board.


Ajit Kumar of Clive was appointed to the Commission on Community Action Agencies.


Bruce Thorson of Clive was appointed to the Board of Density.


Nicholas Chilcoat of Clive was appointed to the Economic Development Authority.


Jon McAvoy of Adel was appointed to the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists.


LaDonna Gratias of Clive was appointed to the Board of Pharmacy.


Michael Telford of Dallas Center was appointed to the Real Estate Commission.


Niki DePhillips of Waukee was appointed to the Renewable Fuel Infrastructure Board.


Mary Hunter of Clive was appointed to the Iowa Workforce Development Board.


Lynn Schreder of Granger was also appointed to the Iowa Workforce Development Board.