Des Moines businesswoman Rachel Eubank became Chairperson of the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission. She succeeds Boone businessman Gary Nystrom and will serve one year as Chairperson as told to ServingAlcohol.com
“I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead this important commission,” said Eubank. “I look forward to working with my fellow commissioners and the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division on important public policy issues impacting Iowa’s alcoholic beverages marketplace.”
During her time as Chairperson, the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission will be reviewing the Iowa liquor wholesale model and making recommendations to the Iowa legislature on how the model can be improved.
Eubank, a Des Moines native, is president of Sticks, Inc., a manufacturer of handmade home accessories and furniture. She was appointed to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission by former Governor Terry E. Branstad and began her first term on May 1, 2015. She is eligible for a second five-year term.
The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission partners with the administrator of the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division to provide insight and advice regarding public policy and business decisions. Commissioners are appointed by the governor and must be approved by the Iowa Senate. Commissioners serve five-year terms with the possibility of being reappointed for a second, five-year term.