Our Staff

Elizabeth Stanek, Executive Director


Elizabeth Stanek is the Executive Director for Linking Families and Communities. Her responsibilities include daily management of the agency, meeting with community partners, facilitating collaboration, and overseeing contract origination, amendments, renewals, fund billing/accounting and reporting of performance measures and outcomes. Elizabeth grew up near Clare and graduated from Humboldt High School. Graduating from Central College in 1996 with a BA in Education, Elizabeth began working as a special education teacher and coaching at Clarke Community Schools until taking the position at Linking Families and Communities in June 2000. Elizabeth finds working at Linking Families and Communities a rewarding experience where the greatest opportunities for successful prevention and early intervention exits thus giving kids the best start possible which affects the need for special education services.  Elizabeth resides near Callender with her husband, Jeff, and their three children, Brock, Madelyn and Drew.

822 Central Avenue, Suite 300

Fort Dodge, IA 50501


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