Sunday, July 05, 2015


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   mp900448543        The Job Board      

"To influence and shape policy and practice for the betterment of
Iowa children and families and the organizations that serve them."

Annual Meeting

  The new Coalition Board of

 Directors was presented and 

approved at the Annual Meeting

 held on June 3, 2015. 

Last year's President, Jen Sievert turned over the gavel to Debbie Orduna with Boys Town of Iowa. 

Please check out the list of your new slate of officers. 

Don’t forget that all meetings, including Board Meetings are open to all members.

Save the Dates! 

Check out the 2015-2016 Dates of Interest! 


2014 - 2015 Annual Report 


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Coalition Awards

2015 Coalition

Award Winners 

Each year, we like to recognize some exceptional people for the outstanding work that they do.  

The Coalition awards were created by children our members serve with the directions of: the meaning of the Heart and Hand: “A social worker’s heart that is full of love, joy, peace, courage and sprirt and flows out to the children through their hands.”  How do you see this?


Congratulations Winners:

Al Shulte Award: 

April Klemme, Lutheran Services in Iowa

Sue Pitts-Fisher Award: 

Amy Hennies, Boys Town

Friend of Children Award: 

Dan Anderson, Orchard Place

Tom Lewis Award Winner:

Jerry Anderson, Woodward Academy

Child Care Worker of the Year:

Ann Kuiper, Forest Ridge

Mike Rickords, Family Resources


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Event Updates

Stay up-to-date on meetings and events with The Coalition:
Upcoming Meetings
July 10, 2015:  Human Resources Committee and CFO/Cost Report Preparer Workgroup
Foundation2(Cedar Rapids) 
August 5, 2015:  Collaboration Day 
United Way Conference Center (Des Moines)
August 6, 2015:  Board Orientation & Board Meeting
(9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
United Way Conference Center (Des Moines
Live Trainings!

Unemployment Services Trust

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Alliance for Children & Families


Child Welfare League of America


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