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Position Descriptions

ISTEP Executive Council Member

  • Be tobacco/nicotine free
  • Be a leader and spokesperson for ISTEP and promote the program
  • Plan events and activities for ISTEP chapters statewide and provide the information to your local chapter
  • Represent your chapter in the statewide level of leadership by being a voice for your chapter
  • Engage in local tobacco prevention activities with your chapter
  • Attend monthly Executive Council meetings
  • Attend the annual summit

ISTEP President

  • Be tobacco/nicotine free
  • Serve on the Commission of Tobacco Use Prevention and Control and attend meetings (every other month in Des Moines)
  • Be a leader and spokesperson for ISTEP and promote the program
  • Make decisions on campaign goals and objectives, and communicate regularly with the ISTEP Youth Coordinator and other student ISTEP members
  • Plan and implement aspects of the ISTEP campaign, tobacco prevention events and summit
  • Ensure the ISTEP campaign remains youth led and encourage youth involvement
  • Attend monthly Executive Council meetings
  • Attend the annual summit

Commission Member

  • Must be a current Executive Council member
  • Be tobacco/nicotine free
  • Serve on the Commission on Tobacco Use Prevention and Control and attend meetings (every other month in Des Moines)
  • Act as a leader and spokesperson for ISTEP and promote the program
  • Aid the ISTEP President in decision making for ISTEP campaign goals, tobacco prevention events and summit
  • Ensure the ISTEP campaign remains youth led and encourage youth involvement
  • Attend monthly Executive Council meetings
  • Attend the annual summit

Applications

Applications for the 2020-2021 ISTEP President and Commissioner positions must be submitted no later than the end of the day Monday, July 20, 2020. The positions will be voted for and elected during the FY21 virtual Summit on August 12. Positions begin September 1.

Executive Council applications must be submitted no later than the end of the day Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Council applicants will be notified of application status by September 15 at 4pm. Positions begin October 1.


     ISTEP Executive Council Application (grades 7-12) 

 

     ISTEP Commission Member Application (grades 9-11) 

 

     ISTEP President Application (grades 9-11) 

 

 

 

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Iowa Dept. of Public Health

Contact Us

Iowa Department of Public Health
Division of Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-281-6225

If you have any questions or comments, we'd love to hear from you. Send us a message.