District judicial nominating commission election results
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Recently, Iowa State Court Administrator David Boyd announced the district judicial nominating commissioner election results. A total of 15 attorney positions were filled in each of Iowa’s 14 judicial election subdistricts.

Congratulations to the following lawyers who were elected to a District Judicial Nominating Commission:


1A JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Whitney L. Schiller - Waukon

1B JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Nina M. Forcier - Waterloo

2A JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Joel J. Yunek - Mason City

2B JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Stuart J. Cochrane - Fort Dodge

3A JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Abby L. Goettsch Walleck - Spirit Lake

3B JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Jennifer M. Zupp - Denison

4 JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Thomp J. Pattermann - Council Bluffs
5A JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Meggan L. Guns - Adel

5B JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Loretta L. Harvey - Creston

5C JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Gerald B. Feuerhelm - Des Moines
Brooke C. Timmer – Johnston

6 JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Darin H. Luneckas - Cedar Rapids

7 JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Jennie L. Clausen - Davenport

8A JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
John R. Webber - Ottumwa
(Voting resulted in a tie vote. Winner determined by lot.)

8B JUDICIAL ELECTION DISTRICT
Nicholas G. Pothitakis - Burlington

With the exception of judicial election district 5C, all districts elected one eligible elector. The persons elected were selected in part based on a requirement that there be gender diversity pursuant to Iowa Code §46.4 and 602.11111(3)(2015). Members of the district judicial nominating commissions serve six-year terms.

Questions about the commission may be directed to dist.nominating.commis@iowcourts.gov or 515-281-5241.