Vocational Rehabilitation Council

Evaluate and help set standards and policy for Vocational Rehabilitation Services in the state. The mission of the Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services is to work for and with individuals who have disabilities to achieve their employment, independence and economic goals.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
David Mitchell 5152814140 david.mitchell@iowa.gov

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Vocational Rehabilitation Council Governor & Lt. Governor's Office
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
510 E 12th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Quarterly- last Wednesday of the month 9:30am-3:30pm
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
17 17 0 3 Years
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
259.3
Administrator of Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Jeff Mikkelsen MARION BLACK HAWK VR Counselor- NV 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Male Dem A
James Flansburg CLIVE POLK Dept of Ed Rep 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Male Dem A
Daniel Bray INDIANOLA WARREN Disability Advocacy 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Male None A
August Cordero PLEASANT HILL POLK Silc Rep. 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Male None A
Venita Springman CEDAR RAPIDS LINN Advocacy 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Female Rep A
Jeanne Sorensen JOHNSTON POLK Advocacy 07/01/2011 06/30/2014 Female Rep A
Nancy Cruz-Tretina Ames STORY Parent Training & Info Ctr 07/01/2012 06/30/2015 Female None A
Jill Crosser AMES STORY Disability Advocacy Group 07/01/2012 06/30/2015 Female None A
Christopher Townsend DAVENPORT SCOTT Business, Labor and Industry 07/01/2012 06/30/2015 Male Rep A
Rosemary Thierer Mitchellville POLK Advocacy 06/11/2013 06/30/2015 Female Dem A
Sherri Clark RED OAK MONTGOMERY Community Rehab Program 07/01/2012 06/30/2015 Female Rep A
John Mikelson COLUMBUS JUNCTION WASHINGTON Advocacy 07/01/2012 06/30/2015 Male Rep A
Joan Bindel WEST DES MOINES POLK Business, Labor and Industry 07/01/2013 06/30/2016 Female Rep A
Renee Neppl ADEL DALLAS Business, Labor and Industry 07/01/2013 06/30/2016 Female Rep A
Kathy Joblinske WATERLOO BLACK HAWK Business, Labor and Industry 07/01/2013 06/30/2016 Female None A
Doug Keast Altoona POLK Pwd-workforce Dev Rep 07/01/2013 06/30/2016 Male Dem A
Michael Williams Des Moines POLK Pwd- Client Assistant Program 08/23/2013 06/30/2016 Male None A
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant