Board of Directors

 

 

Executive Committee

Chair of the Board
Dan Houston
President - Retirement, Insurance & Financial Services
Principal Financial Group 

 

Chair – Elect:
Chris Littlefield

 

Vice-Chair - Finance/Audit
Sean Vicente
Partner
KPMG LLP

 

Vice-Chair - Education
Dr. Tom Narak
Consultant, Government Relations Director
School Administrators of Iowa

 

Vice-Chair - Income
Mike McCoy
Chairman & CEO
The SpendSmart Payments Company

 

Vice-Chair - Health
Dr. Steve Stephenson
Executive Vice President & COO
UnityPoint Health

 

Vice-Chair - Give
Suku Radia
CEO & President
Bankers Trust Company

 

Vice-Chair - Advocate
Georgia Van Gundy
Government Relations Director
Principal Financial Group

 

Vice-Chair - Volunteer
Marta Codina
Area President
Wells Fargo

 

Vice-Chair - Marketing
Maria Volante
Senior Vice President
Dardis Communications, Inc.

 

Labor
Jan Laue
Secretary-Treasurer (Retired)
Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

 

Board of Directors

Thomas Ahart
Superintendent of Schools
Des Moines Public Schools

 

Lane Arthur
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
DuPont Pioneer

 

W. Kim Austen
President & COO
Allied Group Nationwide Insurance

 

Jennifer Barp
Vice President, Worldwide Finance
Kemin Industries, Inc.

 

Judy Bradshaw
Chief of Police
City of Des Moines

 

Jim Brannen
Chief Executive Officer
FBL Financial Group, Inc.

 

Steve Chapman
President & CEO
Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Inc.

 

Mark Cooper
President
South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

 

Susan Davis
Assurance Partner
McGladrey LLP

 

Rob Denson
President
Des Moines Area Community College

 

Kim Felker
Audit Partner & Des Moines Office Managing Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Dr. Angela Franklin
President, Des Moines University

 

Alex Hanna
Principal, Merrill Middle School
Des Moines Public Schools

 

Debbie Hubbell
Community Volunteer
 

Jim Israel
President
John Deere Financial

 

Debra Janssen
President and CEO
CDS Global 

 

Jody Jenner
President and Chief Executive Officer
Broadlawns Medical Center

 

J. Scott Johnson
Iowa/Illinois Regional President
Wells Fargo Bank

 

Dan Keough
Chief Executive Officer
Holmes Murphy & Associates

 

Kathryn Kunert
Vice President, Business & Community Development
MidAmerican Energy

 

Tom Mahoney
President & CEO
ITA Group, Inc.

 

Bill Peard
Executive Vice President
Iowa Cable and Telecommunications Association

 

Franci Phelan
Senior Vice President Grow People
Kum & Go

 

WLC Representative

Joyce Pingel
Vice President of Information Technology
Kum & Go

 

Bob Ritz
President
Mercy Medical Center

 

Bret Thomas
Executive Vice President, Global Operations- Worldwide Financial Services Division
Deere & Company

 

Mel Weatherwax
Retired
UPS

 

Terrance Williams
President
Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company

 

John Zieser
Chief Development Officer/General Counsel
Meredith Corporation 

 

Ex Officio Member

Heather Soener
Executive Director
Young Women's Resource Center