Early ACCESS, Iowa Council for

Advise and assist the Department of Education in the planning, coordination, and delivery of services to infants and toddlers with special needs and their families.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Kate Small 515-418-2570 Kate.Small@iowa.gov

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Iowa Council for Early ACCESS Education, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Every other month 10 AM - 3 PM
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
24 24 8 3 Years
Organizational Authority  
281 IAC 120.601

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Vacant Private Provider 07/01/2008 06/30/2010 Male Dem V
Vacant Private Provider 09/15/2008 06/30/2010 Female Rep V
Vacant Early Childhood Iowa Rep 07/29/2009 06/30/2010 Male Rep V
Vacant Parent 07/29/2009 06/30/2012 Female None V
Vacant Legislator 07/29/2009 06/30/2012 Male Dem V
Vacant Provider 07/29/2009 06/30/2012 Female Dem V
Vacant Private Provider- Child Care Provider 07/01/2010 06/30/2013 Female Dem V
Vacant Parent 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Male None V
Paula Connolly WEST DES MOINES POLK Parent 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female Dem A
Julie Allison Marshalltown MARSHALL Signatory-DHS 03/29/2017 06/30/2019 Female None A
Brittney Magsamen Oelwein FAYETTE Parent 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Rep A
Marcus Johnson-Miller Des Moines POLK Signatory-IDPH 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male Dem A
Martha Draayer Sioux Center IOWA Public Provider 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female None A
Casey Abler Glenwood MILLS Public Provider 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Kori Hans Davenport SCOTT Headstart 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female None A
Thomas Scholz Iowa City JOHNSON Signatory- Univ. of Iowa 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male Dem A
Laurie Jeans Davenport SCOTT Personnel Preparation 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Emma Bouza Hawarden SIOUX Parent (child under 6) 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Eric J. Locke Waterloo BLACK HAWK Parent 11/14/2018 06/30/2021 Male Rep A
Angela Hance Creston IOWA Early Access Regional Coordinator 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Rep A
Annette Hyde Fairbank FAYETTE AEA Representative 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Kimberly Villotti Windsor Heights POLK Signatory - Ed 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Aaron Cronk Madrid BOONE Parent 11/14/2018 06/30/2021 Male None A
Mary Butler WEST DES MOINES POLK Insurance Division 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A

A = Active
V = Vacant