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
Batten, Jenna
Vice Chair
Person with a disability May 2020
Bomhoff, Alexandra Person with a disability July 2019
Connolly, Paula Parent of child with disabilities
Able to represent the interests of children
July 2021
Davis, Randy Person with a disability May 2019
Francis, Dawn
Chair
Advocacy organization May 2018
Goedken- Abramowitz,
Sean
Able to represent the interests of older Iowans
Advocacy Organization
July 2021
Graves, Kris Person with a disability
Person with institutional experience
May 2019
Hanzlick, Heather Person with a disability
Family member of a person with a disability
July 2021
Keninger, Tracy Family member of a person with a disability May 2020
Klein-Bacon, June Family member of a person with a disability May 2020
Laney, Derrick Able to represent the interests of older Iowans July 2021
Marcel, Kay Family member of a person with a disability May 2020
McDermott, Gary Person with a disability
Person with institutional experience
May 2020
Olmstead, Harry Person with a disability May 2019
Reynolds, Mari Family member of a person with a disability
Able to represent the interests of older Iowans
Advocacy Organization
May 2020
Roberts, Mary Family member of a person with a disability
Able to represent the interests of children
May 2018
Speh, Renee Parent of child with disabilities July 2021
Open seat
Open seat
Open seat
Open seat

 

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 Page Eastin
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) Maggie Ferguson
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 on Aging (IDA) Ruth Thompson
Iowa Economic Development Authority Open position
Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Terri Rosonke
Iowa Veterans Home Jodi Tymeson
Iowa Work Force Development (IWD) Brian Dennis
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