Specifications

Specification Committee

The Specification Committee consists of approximately 10 - 20 office directors or their designees from the central office, and field offices. They meet approximately monthly to review and discuss possible additions or changes to the specifications for work on construction projects. View meeting minutes.

Specification Committee Members

Name Office Phone
Sandra Larson Systems Operations Bureau 515-239-1205
Tom Reis Specifications 515-239-1566
Eric Johnsen Specifications 515-239-1662
Greg Mulder Materials and Construction 515-239-1843
Wes Musgrove Contracts 515-239-1414
Willy Sorenson Traffic Engineering & Safety 515-239-1212
Donna Buchwald Local Systems 515-239-1051
Brian Smith Design 515-239-1402
Darwin Bishop District 3 Construction 319-364-0235
Mark Brandl Davenport RCE 563-391-2750
Dan Redmond District 4 Materials 641-423-7676
Gary Novey Bridges and Structures 515-239-1233

Specification Committee Advisory Members

Advisory Members
Lisa McDaniel FHWA 515-233-7307
Robert Younie Maintenance 515-239-1589
Kevin Jones Materials Inspection Staff 515-239-1237
Jim Rost Environmental Services 515-239-1798
Chris Brakke Design 515-239-1882
Paul Wiegand InTrans-SUDAS 515-294-8103
J.D. King Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 563-422-3552
Dan Eckert Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 712-336-2944
Dan Davis Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 712-374-2613
Catherine Nicholas  Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 319-833-3008
Joel Fantz  Co. Engr. Spec. Comm.  712-852-3001
David Carney  Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 712-433-2284
Brad Skinner  Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 712-542-2510
Robert Fangman  Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 563-886-6102
Jin Yeene Newmann  Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 319-642-3721
Scott Rinehart Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 712-262-2825
Ernie Steffensmeier Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 319-372-2541
Daniel Doerfler Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 641-446-7131
Jacob Thorius Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 319-653-7731
Anthony Bardgett Co. Engr. Spec. Comm. 563-927-3505

Specification Committee Meeting Dates

Meeting Date Items Due By
December 12, 2013 November 27, 2013
January 9, 2014 December 27, 2013
February 13, 2014 January 31, 2014
March 13, 2014 February 28, 2014
April 10, 2014 March 28, 2014
May 8, 2014 April 25, 2014**
June 12, 2014 May 27, 2014
July 10, 2014 June 23, 2014
August 14, 2014 July 28, 2014
September 11, 2014 August 25, 2014
October 9, 2014 September 22, 2014
November 13, 2014 October 27, 2014***
December 11, 2014 November 24, 2014

** Last date to submit items for the Oct. 2014 GS
*** Last date to submit items for the Apr. 2015 GS