Frontline Supervisor Community Builder Awards

ConferencePeople200_1829919.pngFrontline supervisors (FLS) play a critical role in bringing together all of the pieces of service delivery. They make a tremendous impact on the lives of Iowans with disabilities and the direct support professionals who work with them.

Please join IACP in recognizing this important group of employees through IACP's Community Builder Awards. Nominate a FLS today!

Click here to submit a nomination!


  • Award nominations are due by 5:00 pm on March 12, 2021.
  • Nominees must be employed by an IACP member organization and job duties must include supervising direct support professionals.
  • Up to six awardees will be named. Awardees will be recognized during the IACP Annual Conference on May 11-14, 2021.
  • To reference the nomination questions prior to submission, view this document.

Awardee Recognition

IACP will be specially recognizing Community Builder Award winners with a recorded Zoom call ceremony featuring the Awardee and their nominator or organization Executive Director. This video will posted on IACP's website and a slideshow of photos will be shown during the IACP Annual Conference (May 11-14, 2021). To facilitate this, all awardees will be chosen by March 26, 2021 and the nominator will be notified.

Click here to submit a nomination!

Frontline Supervisor Awards are presented during the IACP Annual Conference and Trade Show.

2020 Award Winners


2019 Award Winners

2019 Community Builder Award Winners

2018 Award Winners

MINDY BURR, Easter Seals, Inc. 
MICKEY DRAKE, The Howard Center 
RACHEL RIPHAGEN, Hope Haven; My Choice Employment 
SARAH SCHNEIDER, Lutheran Services in Iowa 
SUSAN KIEFER, Crossroads of Western Iowa 
TERRY FEHRING, The Penn Center, Inc.