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ISTEP Executive Council members provide structure to the ISTEP program by:

  • Planning events and activities for ISTEP chapters statewide
  • Representing their chapter in the statewide level of leadership - being a voice for your chapter
  • Engaging in local tobacco prevention activities with their chapter
  • Providing information to their local chapter about planned ISTEP initiatives
  • Promoting the ISTEP program
  • Interacting and collaborating with other ISTEP chapters in their area 

To be eligible for a position as an ISTEP Executive Council member, you must be a youth in Iowa who is in grades 7-12, and involved in a local ISTEP chapter or working to start an ISTEP Chapter locally. 


*Applicants need to have access to a computer and the internet. This will be the most common way of communicating with ISTEP members and staff. Most of our meetings are held online. 

ISTEP Executive Council Guidelines: 

- Attend and participate in a minimum of 1 in person meeting/training, if applicable

- Attend and participate in a minimum of 4 online meetings
- Attend and participate in a minimum of 2 local events/activities per year with your chapter

- Attend the ISTEP Summit (with your chapter)

- Have regular communication with your Community Partnership or involvement on a local coalition that addresses tobacco use

- Have regular communication with the ISTEP Youth Coordinator and involvement in Area Council meetings

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

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