Skip to main content
Official State of Iowa Website Here is how you know

Volunteer Iowa Commission - April Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting Time
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 10:00 am to Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:30 am
Meeting Location

1963 Bell Ave
McNarney Conference Room
Des Moines, IA 50315
United States

Meeting Agenda



April 21, 2022 – 10:00am-11:30am


McNarney Conference Room

1963 Bell Ave, Des Moines IA 50315


Virtual meeting link: Click here to join the meeting

Call in (audio only): +1 515-348-6300, 477561140#, Phone Conference ID: 477 561 140#



10:00     Chair’s Items

  • Action Item - Approve Nominating Committee Members
  • Expiring Commissioner Terms- Anderson, Leah, Cherian, Kerry
  • Commissioner Engagement
  • Review Administrative Policies prior to June Executive Committee Meeting
  • Commissioner Assessment Survey Next Steps
  • SSP Timeline update
  • Action Item: Recommendation of Cheri Doane for 2022 Bobbi Finch Award

10:15     Executive Director’s Report

  • Budget Update
  • Program Updates
  • Legislative / Federal / State Updates

10:25     Committee Reports

  • Policy Committee
  • Programs & Development Committee
  • Volunteer Engagement and Infrastructure Committee
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Committee

10:45     Agenda Items for May 17 Meeting


May 17 Committee Meetings:

  • 12:15-1:45pm Programs & Development Committee
  • 12:45-1:45pm Volunteer Engagement and Infrastructure Committee

2:00pmMay 17 Full Commission Meeting

2:00pm - Call to Order, Roll Call and Introductions

2:05pm - Consent Agenda

      • Approve Meeting Minutes: March Full Commission Meeting
      • Approve Meeting Minutes: April Executive Commission Meeting
      • Accept Expenditure report
      • Accept Executive Director’s report

2:10pm - Chair’s Items

  • Tentative item: Commissioner Assessment Survey Results and Next Steps
  • SSP Updates

2:30pm - Presentation: AmeriCorps VISTA Report Out- Zakiya Jenkins and Carolyn Johnson, Grace Fitness

2:50pm -Committee Reports

Nominating Committee

  • Action Item – Election of Chair and Vice Chair

Programs & Development Committee

  • Action Item – AmeriCorps Funding Recommendations
  • Action Item – Approval of Iowa Mentoring Partnership Certifications
  • Action Item – RSVP State Funding Grants
  • Potential action item- Approve Admin policies

Executive Committee

  • Potential Action Item – Admin Budget Amendment
  • Potential Action Item: vote to approve Cheri Doane for Bobbie Finch Award
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Update
  • Potential Policy Committee Update

Volunteer Engagement & Infrastructure Committee

  • Discussion Item – Awards and recognition events update
  • Discussion Item – Give Back Iowa Update
  • Potential action item- Approve Admin policies

3:15pm – Celebration of Outgoing Commissioners

3:30pm - Adjourn


11:00am     Closed Session Executive Director Performance Review Discussion

11:15     Other Items

11:20     Executive Committee Adjourns


Following the meeting, please join Volunteer Iowa from 2:30pm-4pm in the State Capitol Rotunda for the 2022 Iowa Volunteer Award Ceremony and Reception with Lt. Governor Adam Gregg

Meeting Agenda Document