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 515-281-5437 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 0 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
Shari Huecksteadt BETTENDORF SCOTT Early Access Regional Coordinator 07/01/2015 06/30/2018 Female Dem A
Annette Hyde Fairbank FAYETTE AEA Representative 07/01/2017 06/30/2018 Female None A
Kimberly Villotti Waukee DALLAS Signatory - Ed 07/01/2015 06/30/2018 Female None A
Ryan Allen Sioux City WOODBURY Parent 12/08/2015 06/30/2018 Male None A
Patrick Judkins Long Grove SCOTT Parent 12/08/2015 06/30/2018 Male None A
Kevin Koester ANKENY POLK Legislator 07/01/2015 06/30/2018 Male Rep A
Mary Butler WEST DES MOINES POLK Signatory- Insurance Division 07/01/2015 06/30/2018 Female Dem A
Amanda Kleese Washington WASHINGTON Provider 07/01/2015 06/30/2018 Female None A
Stephanie peters des moines POLK Parent 12/08/2015 06/30/2018 Female Dem A
Kristie Vasey Des Moines POLK Private Provider 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female Dem A
Julie Allison Marshalltown MARSHALL Signatory-DHS 03/29/2017 06/30/2019 Female None A
Kristle Davis Holland GRUNDY Private Provider- Child Care Provider 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female Rep A
Jeffrey Anderson West Des Moines POLK Early Childhood Iowa Rep 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Dem A
Paula Connolly WEST DES MOINES POLK Parent 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female Dem A
Debra Runau Matzat CEDAR RAPIDS LINN Private Provider 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Female None A
Casey Abler Glenwood MILLS Public Provider 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Martha Draayer Sioux Center IOWA Public Provider 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female None 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
Haley Tryon Griswold CASS Parent 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female None A
Emma Bouza Hawarden SIOUX Parent (child under 6) 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem 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
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant