Current Members

Taskforce members include people with disabilities, family members, advocates, representatives of key state agencies, and other stakeholders.

Olmstead Consumer Taskforce Voting Members

Name Type of Membership Term Ends
Brown, Kim Person with a disability 9/30/2021
Coffin, Becky, Kim Person with a disability 9/30/2023
Connolly, Paula Able to represent the interests of children 9/30/2021
Fier, Greg Person with a disability 9/30/2023
Francis, Dawn Member of a statewide advocacy organization 9/30/2021
Graves, Kris
Chair
Person with institutional experience 9/30/2022
Green, Aaron Family member of a person with a disability 9/30/2021
Gulbranson, Harriet Able to represent the interests of older Iowans 9/30/2023
Haley, Melinda Other – provider organization 9/30/2023
Hines, Marc Able to represent interests of children 9/30/2023
Johanns, Jessica Family member of a person with a disability 9/30/2022
Lane, Stacie Family member of a person with a disability 9/30/2023
Laney, Derrick Able to represent the interests of older Iowans 9/30/2021
Martin, Michael Person with a disability 9/30/2022
Montross, Brittney Other – provider organization 9/30/2023
Pakkebier, Lisa
Chair
Able to represent the interests of older Iowans 9/30/2023
Reynolds, Mari Family member of a person with a disability
Able to represent the interests of older Iowans
Other – provider organization
9/30/2023
Richardson, Daryn Person with a disability 9/30/2022
Roberts, Mary Family member of a person with a disability 9/30/2021
Simmering, Jen Person with a disability 9/30/2023
Vander Molen, Joel Person with a disability 9/30/2023

State Agency Representatives

Agency Representative
Board of Regents Open position
Department for the Blind Kim Barber
Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Open position
Department of Corrections (DOC) Katrina Carter
Department of Education (DE) Molly Hammer
Department of Human Rights Lisa Schneider
Department of Human Services,
Mental Health and Disability Services (MHDS)
Connie Fanselow
Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) Linda Kellen
Department of Management Sandra Hurtado-Peters
Department of Public Health (DPH) Jim Pender
Department of Public Safety (DPS) Ljerka Vasiljevic
Department of Transportation (DOT) Kristin Haar
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Open position
Iowa Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) Open position
Iowa Department of Aging (IDA) Julie Bergeson
Iowa Economic Development Authority Open position
Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Terri Rosonke
Iowa Veterans Home Jodi Tymeson
Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Ronee Slagle
Office of the Governor Open position

Taskforce Support Staff

Name Agency
Anne Crotty Center for Disabilities and Development
Michelle Johnston Center for Disabilities and Development