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

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:

November 24, 2020

Upcoming meeting dates

  • January 26, 2021
  • March 23, 2021
  • May 25, 2021
  • July 27, 2021
  • September 28, 2021
  • November 16, 2021

Previous meetings

Committee Members

Advocates

  • Fil Clissa | Term ends 12/31/2021
  • Mitch Hagopian | Term ends 12/31/2022
  • Maureen Ryan | Term ends 12/31/2023
  • Kathi Miller | Term ends 12/31/2023

Consumers

  • Dean Choate | Term ends 12/31/2021
  • Julie Bruish | Term ends 12/31/2021
  • Martha Chambers | Term ends 12/31/2022
  • John Donnelly | Term ends 12/31/2022
  • Rose Bartel | Term ends 12/31/2023
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Providers

  • Angie Kiefer | Term ends 12/31/2023
  • Amy Weiss and Linda Bova | Term ends 12/31/2023
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Contractors (representation rotates from each agency)

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

Charter

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

Last Revised: November 18, 2020