Our team works tirelessly within communities across the state to defend the civil rights and civil liberties of all Iowans through litigation, education, and community engagement.

Legal Assistance: If you have a legal problem or question, email us at legal.program@aclu-ia.org or write us at ACLU of Iowa 505 Fifth Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Contacting another email or person for legal assistance or information will slow down the processing of your request.

To contact an ACLU staff person, please consult the directory below or call 515-243-3988.

Mark Stringer

Mark Stringer
Executive Director
Pronouns: He/him/his
Email Mark

shefali aurora

Shefali Aurora
Staff Attorney
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Shefali

Rita

Rita Bettis Austen
Legal Director
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Rita

erica barz

Erica Barz
Community Engagement Associate
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Erica

Sarah Conroy
Development Director
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Sarah

becca eastwood

Becca Eastwood
Advocacy Campaign Manager
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Becca

Kristina Libbey

Kristina Libbey
Development Associate
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Kristina

Veronica Lorson Fowler
Communications Director
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Veronica

 
Cindy Garcia

Cindy Garcia
Communications Associate
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Cindy

 
julie luther

Julie Luther
Accounting and Human Resources Manager
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Email Julie

leah patton

Leah Patton
Staff Attorney
Email Leah

Pete McRoberts

Pete McRoberts
Policy Director
Email Pete

damonte stogner

Damonte Stogner
Community Engagement Associate
Pronouns: He/him/his

Email Damonte