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

Join Our Email List

Sign up to receive agendas for upcoming committee meetings.

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.


The IRIS Advisory Committee (IAC) will be holding its meetings virtually until further notice. The public is welcome to observe the meetings. The Zoom link for each meeting can be found in the meeting's agenda.

Next meeting

July 26, 2022 Agenda (PDF) | Meeting Materials (PDF)

Upcoming meeting dates

  • September 27, 2022
  • November 15, 2022

Previous meetings

Committee Members


  • Fil Clissa | Term ends 12/31/2024
  • Mitch Hagopian | Term ends 12/31/2022
  • Jason Glozier | Term ends 12/31/2024
  • Kathi Miller | Term ends 12/31/2023


  • Anne Karch | Term ends 12/31/2024
  • Martha Chambers | Term ends 12/31/2022
  • John Donnelly | Term ends 12/31/2022
  • Rose Bartel | Term ends 12/31/2023
  • Vacant
  • Vacant
  • Vacant


  • James Valona | Term ends 12/31/2024
  • Vacant
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Contractors (representation rotates from each agency)

  • IRIS consultant agency
  • Fiscal employer agent
  • Self-directed personal care


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

Last Revised: July 20, 2022

This content reflects the views and opinions of the advisory council. It may not reflect the official policy or position of DHS.