Building strong communities by bringing statewide leaders together to improve public sector services and solve regional issues.

The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Governments (COGs) in Iowa.

ICOG and the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) have collaborated to develop a Toolkit that provides a virtual resource for state associations of regional councils:
Organizational Toolkit for State Associations of Regional Councils

Contact Us
Carl Lingen, Executive Director
400 E. Court Ave, Suite 126
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 868-0133

Legislative Liaison: Avenson, Oakley, & Cope
8532 Newbury Court
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone (515) 278-7074

Doug Elliott (ECICOG), Chair
Kevin Blanshan (INRCOG), Vice-Chair
Marty Wymore (Region 6), Secretary
John McCurdy (SWIPCO), Treasurer