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Governor’s STEM Council

In September 2011, IowaBio was honored to be appointed to the Governor's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council. Created by Executive Order 74, the STEM Advisory Council is led by Executive Director Jeff Weld. With the goal of increasing STEM interest and achievement in STEM studies and careers, the STEM Council is a collaboration of bipartisan Iowa legislators, educators, business, nonprofits, students and families focused on improving STEM opportunities and awareness in Iowa. The STEM Council provides opportunities that inspire Iowa's young people to become innovative, enterprising contributors to our future workforce and the quality of life in our communities. To learn more, visit