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.

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Executive Committee:

Name  Affiliation Term Expires Role
Jill Southworth Southworth Law Office 2020 Chair
Stu Sorrel Wells Fargo 2019 Vice Chair
Open Secretary
Ted Oberlander 2020 Treasurer
Steve Palmer Law Enforcement Torch Run 2020 Past Chair

Board Members:

Name Affiliation Term Expires
Neil Berns Sammons Financial Group 2019
Lynn Clayton Atlantic Bottling Company 2019
Marta Codina Wells Fargo 2020
Dawn Criss SOIA South Central Area Director 2021
Matt Dougan Hy-Vee 2019
Debby Eldred SOIA West Central Area Director 2018
Judi Eyles Iowa State University 2019
Lou Flori Principal Financial Group 2019
Mike Lightbody 2019
Kathy Lively 2019
Jason Miller SOIA Delegation Manager: Muscatine YMCA 2021
Jack Ohle 2018
Joe Ramirez Knights of Columbus 2018
Dr. Mary Stevens Area Education Agency 267 2018
Lana Voga 2019
JoAnne Whitmore 2020
Michele Wilkie Prairie Meadows 2018
Angela Wood Casey’s General Store 2021