Developmental Disabilities Council, Iowa

Federally funded state board with mandate to influence change in the system of services and supports in Iowa to increase the independence, productivity, and community integration of people with developmental disabilities.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Rik Shannon 515-288-0443 rshanno1@dhs.state.ia.us

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council Human Services, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
617 E 2nd St.
River Hills Business Complex
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
6 meetings yearly 5-6 hours
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
24 24 0 3 Years
Organizational Authority  
IAC441

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Rick Samson Des Moines POLK Person with Development Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Dem A
Aaron Anderson MASON CITY CERRO GORDO Person with Development Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male None A
Jason Goulden Cedar Falls BLACK HAWK Person with Development Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male None A
Mark Schneider Wellman WASHINGTON Parent of Person with Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Rep A
John Kliegl Grimes POLK Protection & Advocacy Rep/Family Member of PWD 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Male Rep A
Robert Fisher Adel DALLAS Person with Development Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Rep A
Hugh Kelly Sigourney KEOKUK Person with Development Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Dem A
Allen Fagerlund Marshalltown MARSHALL Family Member of Person with Disability 07/01/2016 06/30/2019 Male Rep A
Catherine Hedderich Des Moines POLK Person with Development Disability 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Female None A
Jane Hudson Des Moines POLK Provider/Advocate/PWD 12/05/2018 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Judith Warth Iowa City JOHNSON DD Ctr/excellence 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Russell Wood Hampton FRANKLIN Central Point of Contact 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male Rep A
Charlene Jeppeson Newell BUENA VISTA Family Member of Person with Disability 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female None A
Brian Wines Norwalk WARREN Department of Human Services 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male Dem A
Andrew Manatt JOHNSTON POLK Provider/Advocate/PWD 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male Rep A
Jean Willard Iowa City JOHNSON Maternal-child Health-title 5 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female Dem A
Kelley Rice Des Moines POLK Dept of Vocational Rehabilitation Services 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A
Thomas Mayes Des Moines POLK Dept of Edu Rep 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male Dem A
Jen Jacob Granger POLK Parent of Person with Developmental Disability 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Elyn Holton-Dean Burlington DES MOINES Family Member of Person with Disability 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Roxanne Cogil Jamaica GUTHRIE Family Member of Person with Developmental Disability 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Rep A
Kristine Dreckman West Des Moines POLK Family Member of Person with Development Disabilities 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A
Kristen Aller Cedar Rapids LINN Person with Development Disability 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Brian Majeski Des Moines POLK Older Americans Act Representative 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male Rep A
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant