Rule 18. Applicability of other rules to review.

All provisions of these rules are applicable to review of decisions or orders of agencies, except that Rules 3 through 8 are not applicable. As used in any applicable rule, the term "appellant" includes a petitioner in proceedings to review the orders of an agency, commission, or board. The term "appellee" includes the respondent, which may be the agency, commission, or board. The term "clerk of the trial court" includes the chief executive officer of the agency, commission, or board or the officer's designee. The term "trial court" includes the agency, commission, or board.