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ISCA Committees

ISCA has several standing committees that work throughout the year to meet the goals set forth by the organization. Committees are made up of both elected and volunteer positions. If you would like to volunteer on an ISCA committee contact a board member today.

Current Committees Include:


ISCA maintains a vigorous program of government relations. The association believes that students benefit when counselors successfully advocate on state and federal legislative issues related to students and school counseling. The Government Relations Committee monitors government activity surrounding educational topics and works to highlight the important role counselors play in the development and success of Iowa's students. The committee works in conjunction with the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors (Iowa ACAC) to plan the Visit the Hill day each February. Visit the Hill is an opportunity for students and counselors to advocate with their legislators regarding educational topics.

Committee Chair- Lauren Cerqueira


The Awards and Recognition Committee seeks opportunities to acknowledge the many achievements of ISCA members and their contributions to the profession of school counseling. The committee members work together to promote, collect and evaluate nominations for awards to be presented at the annual ISCA conference.

Committee Chair - Shelly Adams


The conference committee oversees the organization and planning of the annual ISCA Conference.

Committee Chair - VACANT


The Membership Committee works to inform all Iowa school counselors about the multiple benefits of the association, working to increase membership and strengthen the organizations' ability to serve school counselors and advocate for the essential profession of school counselors.

Committee Chair - Jenna Hardersen

Communications/Marketing & Newsletter

The Communications/Marketing Committee oversees the overall communications strategy for ISCA, including the coordination of messaging, and the administration of the ISCA website and social media outlets.

Committee Chair - VACANT

Grad Students Committee

The Grad Students committee provides a student perspective to the ISCA board and coordinates webinars for ISCA Student Members. Additionally, our Grad Student committee coordinates our Student Volunteer program at the ISCA Conference.

Committee Chairs - Brett Steelman & Emily Kolsrud

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