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

Marlyn McKeen, President

Shiela Twaroski, Vice-President

Michael Russell, Treasurer

Margauex Engebretsen, Secretary

Kara Cobb, Board Member

Kyle McCormick, Board Member

Cindy Miller, Board Member Caring Corps Committee Chair

Melinda Dabney, Board Member

Karen Smith, Board Member




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