Children's System State Board

Find concrete solutions to the unique challenges of children's mental health in Iowa. Study information and data from previous work groups. Develop a strategic plan with specific recommendations. Oversee the implementation and maintenance of the Children's System.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Rick Shults 515-281-7277 rshults@dhs.state.ia.us

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Children's System State Board Human Services, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
To Be Announced
Des Moines, Iowa
To Be Announced To Be Announced
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
20 20 0 4 Years
Organizational Authority  
EO2

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Peggy Huppert West Des Moines IOWA Children's Health Organization Advocate 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Female Dem A
Beth Townsend Granger POLK Department of Workforce Development Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2020 Female Rep A
Carol Meade Newhall BENTON Iowa Hospital Association Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Melanie Cleveringa Sioux Center IOWA K-12 Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2020 Female None A
Dawn Schott Coggon LINN Iowa Juvenile Court Detention Center Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A
Ryan Wise Des Moines POLK Department of Education Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male Dem A
Joyce Vista-Wayne Clive DALLAS Children's Mental Health Provider 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Rep A
Troyce Fisher Clear Lake CERRO GORDO K-12 Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Jeff Herzberg Manson CALHOUN Iowa Area Education Agency Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male None A
Scott Hobart Davenport SCOTT Iowa State Court Administrator Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male Dem A
Mary Neubauer Clive DALLAS Parent or Guardian of Child with Serious Emotional Disturbance 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Female Dem A
Shanell Wagler Panora IOWA Early Childhood Iowa Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Female None A
Jerry Foxhoven Clive POLK DHS Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male None A
John Parmeter Des Moines POLK Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Commission Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male Dem A
Jason Sandholdt Knoxville MARION Law Enforcement Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male Rep A
Gerd Clabaugh Johnston POLK IDPH Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male Rep A
Darci Alt Redfield IOWA Chief Operating Officer of Mental Health Disability Region 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Female Rep A
Okpara Rice Marion LINN Child Welfare Provider 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male Dem A
Andrew Allen Huxley STORY Child Welfare Provider 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Male Dem A
Monica Stone Des Moines POLK Department of Human Rights Designee 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Female None A
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant