ucan floatThe Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) is a 501(c)3 citizen group providing leadership and ongoing support for comprehensive community-based action to improve the quality of life in Urbandale.

UCAN works collaboratively with local government, churches, civic and community organizations, not for profits, citizens and the business community to accomplish common goals and to help make a difference in the lives of Urbandale Residents.

Our Vision:   An engaged, vibrant and healthy Urbandale.

Our MissionUCAN is a catalyst for positive community action by implementing programs that are beneficial to Urbandale residents.


Our Leadership Team

Laura HolmsExecutive Director


Our Board of Directors

Shiela Twaroski, President

Marlyn McKeen, Past President

Margauex Engebretsen, Secretary

Kyle McCormick, Treasurer

Melinda Dabney, Board Member

Sue Koch, Board Member

Ron Markway, Board Member

Cindy Miller, Board Member Caring Corps Committee Chair

Lori Upthun, Board Member