Board of Directors

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

Greg Linde
Iowa JAG Board Chair
Sr. Vice President - Individual Life
Principal Financial Group
Des Moines, Iowa

Troy Cook
Iowa JAG Vice Chair
Vice President - Sales
Telligen
West Des Moines, Iowa\

Travis Gjoraas, CPA
Iowa JAG Treasurer
Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Des Moines, Iowa

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

Susan Cosner
Vice President - Community Initiatives
Iowa Area Development Group
Des Moines, Iowa

Bill Dotzler (D)
State of Iowa
Waterloo, Iowa

Debi Durham
Director
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Des Moines, Iowa

Beverly Flores
Manager of Communications
John Deere
Des Moines, Iowa

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

Lynn Graves
Community Volunteer
Waukee, Iowa

Jacy Haefke
Sr. Director - HR Partner
Rockwell Collins
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Tim Hood
Superintendent
Sidney Community School District
Sidney, Iowa

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

Abbie Olson
Store Director
Hy-Vee
West Des Moines, Iowa

Sarah Richardson
Barker Apartments
Iowa City, Iowa

Lori Rinkert
Sr. Staffing Specialist
MidAmerican Energy
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

Representative Sharon Steckman (D)
State of Iowa
Mason City, Iowa

Kelly Stevenson
Director - Retail Training
Hy-Vee
West Des Moines, Iowa

Mary Thompson, RN, LISW
Market Director - Behavioral Health Sciences
Mercy Medical Center

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

Beth Townsend
Director
Iowa Workforce Development
Des Moines, Iowa

Dee Vanderhoef
Iowa Workforce Development Board
Iowa City, Iowa

Ryan Wise
Director
Iowa Department of Education
Des Moines, Iowa

Senator Brad Zaun
State of Iowa Senator
Des Moines, Iowa