DES MOINES Gov. TerryE.Branstad announced on March 3 appointments to fill Iowa's boards and commissions. Four Tama County residents including former state Rep. Lance Horbach, Tama, and former State Senator John Putney . Gladbrook, were among those appointed. Current Tama County Veterans Affairs and Relief Director Elizabeth Ledvina also was appointed.
The following appointees' term begins on May 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted, and are subject to Senate confirmation:
State Judicial Nominating Commission- Lance Horbach, Tama
Horbach - Ledvina - Putney - Bearden
Commission of Veterans Affairs - Elizabeth Ledvina, Toledo
Transportation Commission - John Putney, Gladbrook
State Board of Education - Michael Bearden, Gladbrook