Autism Council, Iowa

Addressing unmet needs of individuals with varying severity levels of autisms, submitting an annual report on December 15th of each year.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Mary Delagardelle 515-281-3517 Mary.Delagardelle@iowa.gov

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Iowa Autism Council Education, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
400 E. 14th St.
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Quarterly 9am - 3pm
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
13 13 0 3 Years
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
256.35A
Representatives from the following: Dept. of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of Dept. of Education, Dept. of Public Health, Dept. of Human Services, Governor's Developmental Disabilities Council, Division of Insurance of the Dept. of Commerce, and the Board of Regents

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Danielle Sharpe WEST DES MOINES POLK Family Member of Person with Autism 05/01/2011 04/30/2014 Female Rep A
Robin Sampson IOWA FALLS HARDIN Family Member of Person with Autism 05/01/2011 04/30/2014 Female Rep A
Rachel Heiss WEST DES MOINES POLK Family Member of Person with Autism 05/01/2011 04/30/2014 Female Rep A
Jan Turbes SIOUX CITY WOODBURY Research 05/01/2011 04/30/2014 Female Rep A
Steven Muller ALTOONA POLK Residential Service Provider 05/01/2012 04/30/2015 Male Dem A
Theresa Croonquist CLIVE POLK Insurance Industry Representative 05/01/2012 04/30/2015 Female Dem A
Linda Wessels ROCK RAPIDS LYON Family Member of Person with Autism 05/01/2012 04/30/2015 Female Rep A
Joshua Cobbs SIOUX CITY WOODBURY Family Member of Person with Autism 05/01/2012 04/30/2015 Male None A
Andrew Waldschmitt DES MOINES POLK Person with Autism 12/06/2012 04/30/2015 Male None A
Steve Johnson West Des Moines POLK Insurance Industry Representative 05/01/2013 04/30/2016 Male Rep A
Matthew O'Brien Davenport SCOTT Service Provider 05/01/2013 04/30/2016 Male None A
James Curry Des Moines POLK Family Member of Person with Autism 05/01/2013 04/30/2016 Male None A
Alyson Beytien Dubuque DUBUQUE Mental Health Professional 05/01/2013 04/30/2016 Female Rep A
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant