THE IHSAA BOARD OF CONTROL

The IHSAA Board of Control: Purpose & Function

The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control maintains general supervision over all athletic contests of member schools and interprets Association rules. The Board consists of eight voting members and one non-voting ex-officio member who represent all five IHSAA districts in the state of Iowa. Seven board members are elected by IHSAA schools, and one by the Iowa Association of School Boards.

Current Board of Control Members

Barb Schwamman, Chairperson
Osage, 2022

Brent Cook, Vice-Chairperson
Dubuque, Senior, 2022

Dave Wiebers, Treasurer
Denison-Schleswig, 2023

 

Deron Durflinger, Van Meter, 2021

Steve Pettit, Southeast Polk, 2023

Dr. Andy Crozier, Central Lee, 2024

Amanda Whaley, West Branch, IASB, 2024

Dr. Rod Earleywine, Sergeant Bluff-Luton, 2025

Dr. Ann Lebo – ex-officio, Department of Education

The IHSAA Representative Council: Purpose & Function

The 25-member Representative Council formulates the aims and policies of the IHSAA each year and holds the power to initiate amendments and new rules for the Executive Director to submit to the electorate. The council members are elected by member schools and are chosen by district and according to school classification.

Current Council Members

CENTRAL DISTRICT

  • Rob Luther, Principal
      • Baxter
  • Seth Poldberg, Principal
      • North Polk, Allen
  • Justin Stockdale, Superintendent
      • Dike-New Hartford
  • Jess Toliver, Superintendent
      • Eagle Grove
  • Erik Garnass, Principal
      • Bondurant-Farrar

NORTHEAST DISTRICT

  • Mike Crozier, Superintendent
      • Northwood-Kensett
  • Dale Crozier, Superintendent
      • MFL, MarMac & Kee, Lansing
  • Lynn Baldus, Principal
      • Saint Ansgar
  • Doug Gee, Superintendent
      • Clear Lake
  • Jeff Gustason, Principal
      • Linn-Mar, Marion

NORTHWEST DISTRICT

  • Kevin Wood, Principal
      • Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids
  • Jason Engleman, Principal
      • Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
  • Marty Fonley, Superintendent
      • West Monona
  • Jon Wiebers, Superintendent
      • Ridge View
  • Steve Webner, Superintendent
      • LeMars

SOUTHEAST DISTRICT

  • Dan Maeder, Superintendent
      • Davis County, Bloomfield
  • Kevin Crall, Superintendent
      • Albia
  • George Pickup, Principal
      • Central DeWitt
  • Ken Crawford, Superintendent
      • Highland, Riverside
  • Joe Stutting, Superintendent
      • North Scott, Eldridge

SOUTHWEST DISTRICT

  • Chris Fenster, Superintendent
      • Southwest Valley
  • Trevor Miller, Superintendent
      • Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton
  • Bill Huntington, Principal
      • Mount Ayr
  • Tom Wood, Superintendent
      • Martensdale-St. Marys
  • Chris Basinger, Principal
      • Norwalk

Advisory Committees

The IHSAA utilizes advisory committees for each sport as well as other oversight and election functions. The sport advisory committees, sometimes joint with the IGHSAU, are made up of coaches and administrators from across the state to help make proposals, recommendations, and provide input to the Board of Control.

Connect with the IHSAA’s Partner Organizations

Baseball: State Tournament Central

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