Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed SF 2096, a bill for an act repealing gender balance requirements for appointive bodies. 

“I believe that our focus should always be on appointing the most qualified people. That includes engaged citizens with a genuine interest in serving their state or local community, as well as individuals with valuable experience that directly relates to the position,” said Gov. Kim Reynolds. “This approach ensures that boards and commissions at all levels of government are effective and that each one serves Iowans well. That’s exactly what this bill aims to accomplish.”