Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Job Description

Click on the link to access the board member job description for the Dubuque County Early Childhood (DCEC) Board:

Board Job Description (PDF)


Click on the link to access an application to become a member of the Dubuque County Early Childhood (DCEC) Board:

DCEC Membership Application (PDF)


Click on the link to access bylaws of the Dubuque County Early Childhood (DCEC) Board:

DCEC Board Bylaws (PDF)

Directory of Members

The Dubuque County Early Childhood (DCEC) Board’s purpose is to meet the organization’s 
responsibilities as an Early Childhood Iowa area and a non-profit organization. It is actively involved 
in planning a system of early childhood supports based on collaboration and results for area families. 
This includes implementation of programs/services to meet community needs.

The board membership includes 15 to 17 members who are Dubuque County citizens or elected 
officials. Members cannot be employed by a provider of services to or for DCEC. The board seeks to 
be gender balanced as a political subdivision subject to Iowa law.

Dubuque County Early Childhood Board

Board Member Roster – July 1, 2018

  • Luis Del Toro, City Council
  • Linda Martin, Education
  • Kim Glaser, Health
  • Cindy Steffens, Education
  • Gina Blean, Parent
  • Jay Wickham, Dubuque County Board of Supervisors
  • Michelle Milbert-Parsons, Human Services
  • Amy Cameron, Citizen
  • Nick Patrum, Business Citizen
  • Angela Petsche, Health
  • Jeff Turner, Citizen
  • Ashlee Metcalf, Citizen
  • Ashley Weber, Citizen
  • Don Vrotsos, Justice System
  • Jim Guentherman, Faith Citizen
  • Bill Conzett, Citizen
  • OPEN, Citizen

Board Officers, July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

  • Chair: Angela Petsche
  • Vice Chair: Don Vrotsos
  • Secretary: Ashlee Metcalf

To obtain contact information for a board member or officer, call the DCEC office at (563) 588-1620.