Richard W. Lozier, Jr.
Iowa Utilities Board
Richard Lozier was appointed to the Iowa Utilities Board and began his service on May 1, 2017, for a term that runs through April 30, 2023. Prior to joining the Board he was a member of the Belin McCormick law firm in Des Moines for over 20 years. During much of that time, a major component of his practice involved regulated utilities, including telecommunications, wind energy development, electric transmission, water, and gas and oil pipelines.
While in private practice he was president of the Polk County Bar Association and served on the Board of Governors of the Iowa State Bar Association. He was also president of the Rotary Club of Des Moines and the Des Moines YMCA Camp Board of Managers, as well as serving on the Metro YMCA Board of Directors.
He attended Des Moines public schools and received his Bachelor of Arts in American History from the University of Iowa and his JurisDoctor from the University of Iowa College of Law. He also attended a summer law program at Exeter University in Exeter, England.
After graduating from law school he was a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Albuquerque, NM and Los Angeles, CA before returning to Des Moines to practice law. He practiced with the Grant, Lozier & Sarcone firm in Des Moines before joining the Belin McCormick firm.
He resides in Des Moines with his wife Kaye, and they have 5 adult children and 10 grandchildren.