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DIA becomes DIAL!

On July 1, 2023, multiple programs across four agencies became part of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) as a new organizational structure for state government goes into effect. DIA is now the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing (DIAL). 

Members, Meetings, and Agendas for the Electrical Licensing Board


  • Michelle Payne (Tiffin): Public Utility Representative
  • Luiza Fritz (Altoona): Journeyman Electrician - Union
  • Jonathan Gettler (South Amana): Licensed Electrical Engineer
  • Marg Stoldorf (Red Oak): Public Member– Non-Union, Chair
  • John Claeys (Blue Grass): Electrical Inspector
  • Amanda Cooling (Cedar Rapids): Public Member
  • Tim Gerald (Des Moines): Electrical Contractor – Union
  • Jeremy Price (Cedar Rapids): Master Electrician – Non-Union
  • Dan Wood (West Des Moines): Iowa Fire Marshal
  • Luke Maloney (Marion): Building Official
  • Colby Black (Baxter): Journeyman Electrician – Non-Union


All meetings are open to the public. The Board is scheduled to meet on the third Thursday of every other month (subject to change), at 10:00 a.m., at the following location:

Iowa Department of Public Safety
Oran Pape State Office Building
Main Floor Conference Room 125
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines IA 50319

2023 Schedule and Agendas:

2023 Meeting Minutes:

February 16, 2023

March 16, 2023

April 20, 2023

June 15, 2023

August 17, 2023

October 19, 2023

December 21, 2023

For Meeting Agendas and Meeting Minutes not listed above, please email a request to: