Jacobsen, Haag and Norton Complete Final Year as
ICAN Advisory Council Members
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (April 20, 2010) — Andy Jacobsen, Jim Haag and Melinda
Norton completed their final year of a three-year term on the Advisory Council for the Iowa
College Access Network®
(ICAN) recently. Jacobsen is a counselor at Kennedy High School
in Cedar Rapids, Haag is a counselor at Garner-Hayfield in Garner and Norton is a
counselor at East Union Junior-Senior High School in Afton.
The ICAN Advisory Council met on Wednesday, April 14, to discuss updates to ICAN’s
services, which include free financial aid and college planning counseling, presentations and
materials for Iowa students. The 14-member council meets twice each year.
“The Advisory Council has firsthand knowledge of the issues students are facing every day,”
said Juan Garcia, executive director of ICAN. “The Council’s insights and suggestions allow
us to provide quality services that families can use now as they plan for postsecondary