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 Term Ends
Alaniz, Amber 9/30/2024
Connolly, Paula 9/30/2024
Esbeck, Edward 9/30/2024
Fier, Greg 9/30/2023
Green, Aaron 9/30/2024
Gulbranson, Harriet 9/30/2023
Haley, Melinda 9/30/2023
Hines, Marc 9/30/2023
Johanns, Jessica 9/30/2022
Martin, Michael 9/30/2022
Montross, Brittney 9/30/2023
Pakkebier, Lisa 9/30/2023
Reynolds, Mari 9/30/2023
Richardson, Daryn 9/30/2022
Simmering, Jen 9/30/2023
Strobeck, Megz 9/30/2024
Vander Molen, Joel 9/30/2023
Williams, Jessica 9/30/2024

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