2023 ICA Scholarship applications are now being accepted via EMAIL only!

Iowa Corrections Association is once again excited to offer two (2) - $250 college scholarships to members/children of members! Winners will be drawn and announced at the 2023 Spring ICA Conference to be held in Cedar Rapids May 17 - 19. The winner does not need to be present to win. Check out additional guidelines on the attachment below.

ICA is excited to offer 2 - $250 college scholarships to be drawn at the 2023 Spring ICA conference. 

1 - $250 for ICA member

1 - $250 for child of ICA member

(membership will be verified)

Applications will only be accepted via email and must be received via email no later than May 15, 2023. 

Applications should be emailed to Ashley.Lappe@iowa.gov

ICA Scholarship form - PDF

ICA Scholarship guidelines

Email Janet.Barrett@iowa.gov to verify membership.

Registration is NOW OPEN for the upcoming 2023 ICA Spring Conference

Where:  Double Tree by Hilton, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

When: May 17 - May 19, 2023

Annual Award and Memorial Banquet will be held on WEDNESDAY, May 17!

Register online today!

Spring Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Lorena Schulte_Robert McFarland Scholarship Foundation announcement:

Due to the generosity of our donors over the past year, we are happy to announce the opportunity for students to apply for a scholarship up to $1,000. There will be 12 scholarships available.

 Scholarships are open to eligible Iowa Department of Corrections employees, Judicial District Department of Correctional Services employees, and institution staff of contracted education facilities and their respective dependents studying in the Nursing/Health Care/Medical and/or Criminal Justice-related fields. 

The deadline for application is March 1, 2023. 

Eligible applicants may apply at https://forms.office.com/r/8ZkgqkpqRK

ICA Mission:  To enlighten, educate, serve and support.

IOWAICA addresses the full range of our state's correctional issues. Since its inception in 1957,
ICA has done so with a competent, skilled, and enthusiastic membership. The Association prides itself as being one of the strongest state correctional organizations in the nation.

ICA spans a broad base of correctional programs: adult and juvenile, institutional and community, male and female.  Whatever your professional realm, there is a place and need in ICA for YOU.

Board of Directors (as of July 1, 2022)

President: Ashley Lappe

President Elect: Matthew Miller

Vice President: Janet Barrett

Secretary: Tenette Carlson

Treasurer: Hailey Hatrick

At-Large Members:

  • Jill Benz
  • Amber Connolly
  • Jodee Glover
  • Mike Heinricy
  • Chad Mackie
  • Amanda Stewart

Message from the President            ...click           

Become a Member!

The ICA Board of Directors invites you to join ICA -Click to Membership Page.                         

ICA Brochure - Updated 2/2020                                   

ICA is effective because its members are actively involved.  Our mission is to enlighten, educate, serve, and support.  ICA is corrections in Iowa. 

ICA Members~ Have you moved? Changed your name? Have a new title?

Please update your contact information by logging in and clicking on View Profile in the left column.

Meet the Board of Directors . . . here

See ICA's committee leadership . . . here

Legislation affecting Corrections . . . here

2021 Award Winners . . .here

Spring 2023 ICA Conference

to be held in

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Including annual awards and memorials 

and elections!!