About us

The Iowa Afterschool Alliance and its work to improve access to high quality out-of-school time programming is supported by passionate staff, a dedicated leadership team, and generous partners.

Staff

The Iowa Afterschool Alliance is staffed by SPPG, a private, mission-driven consulting company based out of West Des Moines, Iowa. Find out more about SPPG at www.sppg.com.

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Network Lead

Hannah is the Network Lead of the Iowa Afterschool Alliance and joined the team in 2022.  Hannah graduated from Augsburg University in Minneapolis with her bachelor’s in Social Work and The University of Iowa College of Law with her Master of the Study of Law.  Hannah is committed to expanding access to before school, after school, and summer programming for all Iowans by raising awareness, advocating for additional funding, and providing tools for high quality programs to OST sites. 

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Senior Program Manager

Britney is a Senior Program Manager for the Iowa Afterschool Alliance and has been with the team since 2018. She is passionate about raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs, creating cross-sector partnerships, and connecting afterschool advocates with lawmakers across the state. Britney graduated from Simpson College in 2017 with her bachelor’s in Social Justice, Applied Philosophy, and Spanish.

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Communications Coordinator

Hannah is the Communications Coordinator of the Iowa Afterschool Alliance and joined the team in 2022. She has a B.A. in Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies and Studio Art from Earlham College. Hannah is passionate about improving the accessibility of before school, after school, and summer programs across the state to empower youth to be successful future leaders in their community.