BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

CHAIR
Stacy Wanderscheid *
Perspective Consulting Partners, LLC

VICE-CHAIR
Espnola Cartmill *
Belin McCormick

TREASURER
Ardis Kelley *
FHLB Des Moines

SECRETARY
Paul Hlivko  *
Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield

PAST CHAIR
Christine Lauridsen Sand *
The Lauridsen Group

LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mike Kulik
Davis Brown Law Firm 

*indicates Executive Committee member

DIRECTORS

Tom Ahart
Des Moines Public Schools

LaNae Ceryanec
Community Leader

Frank Cownie, Mayor
City of Des Moines

Chuck Freeman
State Farm Insurance

Lisa Gobber *
Nationwide Insurance

Christine Her
ArtForce Iowa

Hannah Krause
Owner of EDEN

Matt McCoy
Polk County Board of Supervisors

Dennis Menken *
Principal Financial Group

Sonia Parras Konrad *
Sonia Parras Law

Katie Patterson *
Happy Medium

Timothy Perkins
Community Leader

Bob Ritz
MercyOne

Linda Westergaard
City of Des Moines

Rich Willis
Willis Automotive

*indicates Executive Committee member

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