Staff

Special Olympics Iowa State Headquarters
551 SE Dovetail Rd.
Grimes, IA 50111
Phone: 515-986-5520
Fax: 515-986-5530

**All accounting questions can
be sent to our Business Office
by emailing businessoffice@soiowa.org.

Our Area Offices

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John Kliegl 
President and CEO

  • Donor Relationship Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Organizational Financial Accountability
  • Organizational Administration
  • Board of Directors Liaison
  • Special Olympics North America/International Representation
 

Tracy McCormick
Director of Finance

  • Accounting Operations
  • Centralized Accounting

THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Stuart Steffy
Vice President of Development

  • Donations
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Planned Giving
  • Mail and Phone Solicitation

Megan Filipi
Director of Law Enforcement Torch Run

  • Manage LETR Fundraising Events
  • Law Enforcement Recruitment
  • Sponsorships
 

Madison Cory
Law Enforcement Torch Run Event Coordinator

  • Coordinate LETR Fundraising Events
  • LETR Volunteer Recruitment
  • Sponsorships

Claire Quigle
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

  • Content management
  • Coordinate media relations
  • Social media

Debbie Deskin
Business Office Assistant

  • Donation Entry

Jeri Gotto
Office Administrator

  • Front Desk

Kelly Squires
Office Administrator

  • Front Desk

THE PROGRAM TEAM

Seann DeMaris
Director of State Games and Advanced Competitions

  • Statewide Games and Competitions
  • Athlete Involvement in National and World Competitions
  • Competition Logistics

Katie Wiese
Sr. Director of West Regional Field Services

  • Outreach Services
  • Regional Competitions and Events
  • Regional Fundraising

Kirsten Selsor
Sports Information Manager

  • GMS (Games Management System)
  • Registrations
  • Competition Data

Dallas Hinkhouse
Director of Central Regional Field Services

  • Outreach Services
  • Regional Competitions and Events
  • Regional Fundraising

Sydney Dommer
Director of East Regional Field Services

  • Outreach Services
  • Regional Competitions and Events
  • Regional Fundraising

Krista Smith
Unified Programs Coordinator

  • Young Athlete Play Days
  • Athlete Leadership Program/Global Messengers

Kelli Carnahan
Community Programs Coordinator

  • SO Colleges
  • Unified Champion Schools
  • MATP

Paula Doan
Volunteer Coordinator

  • Volunteer Management and Organization
  • Trainings and Class A Background Checks
  • Local Volunteer Partnerships

Jerry Lowe
Community Programs Coordinator

  • Des Moines Public Schools
  • Unified Champion Schools
  • Healthy Athletes