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Earlier ths month, Governor Kim Reynolds signed Executive Order #2 earlier this month to create a Children’s Mental Health Board.  The 18 people appointed to this board would help design a comprehensive children’s mental health system.  

The following departments/commissions will designate someone from within the agency to be on the board:

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Human Rights
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • State Court Administrator 
  • MH/DS Commission

The following positions are currently open and the Governor is accepting applications for someone representing the following:

  • Chief Operating Officer of an MH/DS region
  • Child Welfare Provider
  • Area Education Agency (AEA)
  • K-12 Schools
  • Parent or Guardian of Child with Serious Emotional Disturbance
  • Iowa Juvenile Detention Center            
  • Early Childhood Iowa 
  • Hospital (designated by Iowa Hospital Association)
  • Children's Health Organization Advocate
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Children's Mental Health Provider

If you or someone you know is interested in serving on this board, submit the online application ASAP at: