Board of Directors

Laurie Phelan
President/CEO
Iowa JAG, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa

Lynn Graves
Iowa JAG Board Chair
Des Moines, Iowa

Dustin Blythe
Director, External Affairs
AT&T
Des Moines, Iowa

Senator Bill Dotzler
State of Iowa Senator
Waterloo, Iowa

Debi Durham
Director
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Des Moines, Iowa

Beverly Flores
Manager, Public Affairs
John Deere ISG

Kerry Funke
Sr. Human Resources Consultant
Nationwide
Des Moines, Iowa

Jerald Keene
Chairman, Citizen Action Program
United Auto Workers (UAW), Local 94
Dubuque, Iowa

Greg Kopp
Sr. Manager of Assurance
Ernst & Young, LLP
Des Moines, Iowa

Gail Kotval
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Des Moines, Iowa

Sheila Laing
Executive Vice President of HR
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Greg Linde
Vice President of Individual Life
The Principal Financial Group
Des Moines, Iowa

Tracy Lewis
Director of Human Resources
PurFoods
Des Moines, Iowa

Sarah Richardson
Barker Apartments
Iowa City, Iowa

Lori Rinkert
MidAmerican Energy Company
Des Moines, Iowa

Pat Romig 
SVP, Retail Market President
Central Bank
West Des Moines, Iowa

Michael Sadler
Assistant Vice President-Public Policy
Century Link
Des Moines, Iowa

Nichol Toomire
Plant Manager, Ottumwa Generating Station
Alliant Energy
Ottumwa, Iowa

Representative Quentin Stanerson
State of Iowa Representative
Center Point, Iowa

Representative Sharon Steckman
State of Iowa Representative
Mason City, Iowa

Beth Townsend
Director
Iowa Workforce Development
Des Moines, Iowa

Dee Vanderhoef
Iowa Workforce Development Board
Iowa City, Iowa

Jay Venenga
Senior IT Specialist
IBM
Iowa City, Iowa

Ryan Wise
Director
Iowa Department of Education
Des Moines, Iowa

Senator Brad Zaun
State of Iowa Senator
Des Moines, Iowa