IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) Advisory Committee

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The IRIS Advisory Committee is a workgroup established to provide recommendations to Department of Health Services (DHS) program staff on programmatic issues related to administration of the IRIS program. Committee members are individuals who have relevant knowledge, experience, expertise, and community relationships that allow them to present ideas, opinions, or facts for the betterment of the IRIS program.

Committee meetings are open to the public.


Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at the Warner Park Community Center, Community Room 1, 1625 Northport Drive, Madison, WI 53704, Phone: 608-245-3690. Map it! 

The March 24, 2020, meeting will not be in person. Join the meeting by Skype or phone; the meeting link and conference line information can be found in the agenda. All public comments must be submitted to no later than 10:00 a.m. on March 24, 2020.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

  • March 24, 2020: Agenda (PDF)
  • May 26, 2020 (Location TBD)
  • July 28, 2020
  • September 22, 2020 (Location TBD)
  • November 24, 2020

Previous Meetings

Committee Members

  • Monica Bear
  • Julie Burish
  • Martha Chambers
  • Dean Choate
  • Fil Clissa
  • John Donnelly
  • Mitch Hagopian
  • Maureen Ryan


If you have any questions, please email us or call 608-261-6749.

Last Revised: March 20, 2020