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Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs Seeks Advisory Committee Members

Diversity of Membership Needed

The Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs (OCA) Advisory Committee is seeking additional members to support the work of the committee. Persons with lived experience with mental illness and their supporters are encouraged to apply, including:

  • Peers and/or peer support specialists
  • Family members or loved one of an Adult with lived experience of mental health recovery
  • Parent/Guardian or primary caretaker of a child with serious emotional disturbances (SED)

The OCA Advisory Committee needs to include representatives from the geographic regions listed below:

  • Northwest Iowa Care Connections
  • Heart of Iowa
  • Southern Hills Regional Mental Health
  • County Rural Office of Social Services (CROSS)
  • Southwest Iowa MHDS
  • NAMI Southwest Affiliate in development for all counties
  • Polk NAMI Greater Des Moines
  • Southeast Iowa Link (SEIL)
  • NAMI Southeast in development for all counties

Those who would like to apply should get in touch with Emily Berry by email at emily@namiiowa.org or call her at 1-855-622-4692.

A full job description for an advisory committee member and application are available on the OCA website. Learn more from the OCA newsletter.

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