Anna, serving as CEO and Board President, is a reputable advocate for persons with disabilities. She is well known for the personal services that she provides to ensure fair treatment of all individuals in all aspects of their lives. She has provided support services to individuals that live with disabilities and mental illness in the areas of case management, personal development, skills development, and educational services. She enjoys partnering with the individual, their family members and other team members to achieve positive outcomes for those she serves. Anna is also the caretaker for a family member who lives with a disability and has provided guardianship and payee services to him to ensure his safety and that he receives the care that he needs to be healthy. Anna is known both locally and statewide for her excellence in service.
Melanie, serving as CFO and Executive Director, is a Luther College graduate, is an experienced manager, accountant and tax professional that enjoys helping others with their financial matters. She has been a foster parent, a court appointed special advocate for foster children and is currently assisting her mother navigate paying bills and organizing her financial life as a widow. After becoming aware of the need for this type of service she decided to partner with Anna to create the Guardians of Northeast Iowa, Inc. to be able to provide assistance to individuals at their time of need.
Barb Keninger, Board Secretary and owner/operator of Guardians Angels Services, Iowa Falls, IA
Rhonda Lettington, Board Vice President, instructor, therapist and owner of Circle of Life Counseling, Decorah, IA
Elaine Morse, Board Treasurer, CFO Girl Scouts of Western Washington State and Board Treasurer of Not Abandoned