Board of Directors

The Special Olympics Iowa Board of Directors is made up of volunteer members, including one athlete representative. The Board meets four times annually to determine policy, plans and administrative details of the organization.

Board Members

Role Name Affiliation Term Expires
Chair Jill Southworth Southworth Law Office 2020
Vice Chair Stu Sorrel Wells Fargo 2019
Secretary Kathy Lively 2019
Treasurer Ted Oberlander 2020
 Past Chair Steve Palmer Law Enforcement Torch Run 2020
Neil Burns Sammons Financial Group 2019
Lynn Clyaton Atlantic Bottling Company 2019
Marta Codina Wells Fargo 2020
Matt Dougan Hy-Vee 2019
Debby Eldred West Central Area Director 2018
Judi Eyles Iowa State University 2019
Lou Flori Principal Financial Group 2019
Pam Jochum Iowa Statehouse 2018
Mike Lightbody University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 2019
Tracy Long Athlete Representative 2019
Jack Ohle 2018
Joe Ramirez Knights of Columbus 2018
Ken Rizer House of Representatives 2018
Dr. Mary Stevens Area Education Agency 267 2018
Lana Voga 2019
Brian Wessels Prairie Meadows 2018
JoAnne Whitmore 2020