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.

Information for Board Members: CLICK HERE

Executive Committee:

Tom Cunningham
Nyemaster Goode, PC

Board Chair

Jason Follett
Iowa State University

Vice Chair

Mary Buscher
Sammons Financial


Kathleen Rasmussen


Board Members:

Michael Baca
University of Iowa

Matt Decklever

Ray Dirksen
Dallas County Sheriff’s Office

Matt Dougan
Retired, Hy-Vee, Inc




Logan Galloway
Miller, Fidler, & Hinke Insurance

Patrick Gulbranson
Special Olympics Iowa Athlete

Ryan Johnson
Two Rivers Marketing

Deb Middle
Village Northwest Unlimited




Jack Ohle
Former President, Gustavus Adolphus College

Tracy Rininger
Muscatine Community YMCA

Lisa Spencer
Special Olympics Iowa Athlete

Dana Uhlenhopp
Lincoln Savings Bank

Brad Waller
Retired, Hy-Vee, Inc