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

Greg Darling, Chairperson 
Humboldt, 2021

Dr. Rod Earleywine, Vice-Chairperson
Sergeant Bluff-Luton, 2020

Barb Schwamman, Treasurer
Osage, 2022

Greg Dockum, Johnston, IASB, 2021

Brent Cook, Dubuque, Senior, 2022

Paula Wright, Oskaloosa, 2019

Scott Kibby, Iowa City, Liberty, 2023

Dave Wiebers, Denison-Schleswig, 2023

Dr. Ryan Wise, 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

Scott Dryer, Principal
South Hamilton, Jewell
Maury Ruble, Principal 
Ogden
Darrin Strike, Superintendent
West Fork, Sheffield
Deron Durflinger, Superintendent
Van Meter
Steve Pettit, Principal
Southeast Polk

NORTHEAST DISTRICT

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

NORTHWEST DISTRICT

Kevin Wood, Principal, Manson Northwest Webster
Steve Grond, Superintendent, Boyden-Hull
Ryan Kramer, Superintendent, West Sioux, Hawarden
Lynn Evans, Superintendent, Alta-Aurelia
Steve Webner, Superintendent, LeMars

SOUTHEAST DISTRICT

Tom Parker, Superintendent
Camanche
Kevin Crall, Superintendent
Albia
George Pickup, Principal
Central DeWitt
Ken Crawford, Superintendent
Highland, Riverside

Joe Stutting, Superintendent
North Scott, Eldridge

SOUTHWEST DISTRICT

Casey Berlau, Superintendent
Nodaway Valley
Mike Still, Principal
Lenox
Bill Huntington, Principal
Mount Ayr
Tom Wood, Superintendent
Martensdale-St. Marys

Chris Basinger, Principal
Norwalk

2019-20 Advisory Committee Members

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.

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