Persons with Disabilities, Commission of

Promote employment of persons with disabilities, cooperation between private and public entities for persons with disabilities, cooperation of state and local agencies for persons with disabilities, encourage and assist in employer acceptance of persons with disabilities, inform persons with disabilities of specific facilities, conduct education programs.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Jill Avery 5152426334

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Commission of Persons with Disabilities Human Rights, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Quarterly Varies
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
7 7 2 4 Years
Organizational Authority  

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Vacant Advocate / Person with Disability 07/15/2010 06/30/2012 Male None V
Vacant Person with Disability 05/01/2012 04/30/2016 Male Dem V
Gary Schriver Ankeny POLK Person with Disability 05/01/2014 04/30/2018 Male None A
Laura Herrity West Des Moines POLK Advocate 05/01/2014 04/30/2018 Female Rep A
David Bert Perry DALLAS Advocate / Family Member of Person with Disability 05/01/2014 04/30/2018 Male None A
Michelle Ray-Michalec Cedar Rapids LINN Parent of a Person with Disability 05/01/2014 04/30/2018 Female Dem A
Prakash Kopparapu West Des Moines POLK Person with Disability / Family Member of Person with Disability 05/01/2016 04/30/2020 Male None A

A = Active
V = Vacant