Community Action Agency
"Helping People Exit Poverty"

Mission: Empowering people to change their lives and exit poverty by providing vital services and community leadership.

Vision: All people are respected for their infinite worth and are supported to envision and reach a positive future.

Tri-Partite Board of Directors
Federal regulations require that our board have three sectors of our community represented: low-income communities, elected officials or their designee, and other segments of the community. All positions represent the graphic areas of Marion and Polk counties.


Jennifer Wheeler, Board Chair
Herm Boes, Vice Chair
Helen Honey, Secretary
Glyn Arko
Nathan McClenny
Erika Lanning
Linda Bednarz
Jon Weiner

Jade Rutledge
Kevin Karvandi

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