Advocacy At Work

 Meet with local legislators to assist with advocacy work across the state!

Rep. Wessel-Kroeschell.  
  • She is in House District 45, Story County. 

  • 10/21- 1pm or after

  • 10/24- 11am

  • 10/25- any time until 1pm

Rep. Meyer. 
  • She is in Fort Dodge area

  • 11:30 am on Oct. 23

 Sen Ragan. 
  • She represents Franklin, Butler, and Cerro Gordo counties

  • October 23 – either late morning or afternoon

 Sen. Mathis. 
  • She represents Robins, Marion, Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, Bertram, Ely, and southern Linn County.
  • October 25 at 1:00 pm



Keep Hill Day Going!  

The Iowa Occupational Therapy Association (with our lobbyists from Advocacy Strategies, LLC) had a great group at the Hill on February 6th talking with many legislators about issues for Iowans needing OT services.  Keep this communication going by reaching out to your legislature and letting them know about issues important to OT.  You can find your legislator here by typing in your full address.  A sample letter can be found here to use to draft your email to your legislator.  


Talk with Legislators: Communicating with your legislators increases their understanding of occupational therapy, ensures they understand issues that impact our profession, and provides support for our profession when IOTA seeks to support or oppose a bill. Please take time to learn who your legislators are and begin to build a partnership with them.

Use Social Media to tell your Advocacy story by connecting on Twitter @IowaOTassoc or on Facebook!   

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