We are currently accepting applications to serve on our Board of Governors. Learn more about the positions and apply by Friday, April 13th. 

Board Chair-Elect*: In the absence of the Board Chair, presides over Board and Executive Committee meetings. Leads the Board in development of priorities and programs in relation to the Institute's strategic plan. Serves on internal committees.

Treasurer-Elect*: Works with the Treasurer to set the financial policy for the Institute. Works with board members to develop the budget and prepares/maintains monthly budget reports.

Alumni Chair-Elect*: Works with the Alumni Committee and committee chair to engage alumni through a variety of programs and events. One year of prior committee service preferred.

Community Connect Chair-Elect*: Along with the Community Connect Committee and Committee chair, develops, implements, and evaluates the curriculum on an annual basis. One year of prior committee service preferred.

Community Leadership Program Curriculum Chair-Elect*: Leads the Curriculum Committee to develop, implement, and evaluate the curriculum. Leads the nomination and selection process of participants for the Community Leadership Program. One year of prior committee service preferred.

Community Leadership Program Class Project Chair-Elect*: Leads the Class Project Committee to work with the current class to identify the class projects, develop a scope of practice and timeline for each project, and to implement the projects to achieve the learning goals of the class members. One year of prior committee service preferred.

Governance Chair-Elect*: Works with the Governance Chair to oversee development and implementation of the Institute’s policies, procedures and by-laws. Maintains the organizational chart, including the slate of officers on an annual basis.

Development Chair-Elect*: In coordination with the Development Chair, creates and executes a development strategy for the Institute to include program/event sponsorship, in-kind donations, donor cultivation, membership campaign and other needs. Works with the Executive Director and other stakeholders to fulfill this strategy.

*All positions above have a 3-year term (Chair-Elect, Chair, Ambassador)

Secretary: Provides and maintains documentation of all Board and Executive Committee meetings. This position has a 2 year term as Secretary, and one year term as Ambassador.


 

  Board of Governors

 

  

Board Chair: Bryan Huggins (CLP '14)

Shiffler Associates - Architects




Alumni Committee Chair: Emily Nichols (CLP '14, CC '17)

Lessing Flynn




Community Leadership Program 

Class Project Chair: Clint Dudley (CLP '14)

Shade Tree Auto




Community Connect Chair: Nathan Ritz (CLP '12, CC '15)

Greater Des Moines Partnership





Community Leadership Program 

Curriculum Committee Chair: Stacy Lage (CLP '12, CC '15)

Nationwide




Development Chair: Ashley Danielson (CLP '15)

Trilix





Governance Chair: Nicole Burgmeier (CC '16)

Dorsey & Whitney LLP





Equity and Inclusion Chair: Bridget Cravens-Neely (CLP '11)

Nationwide





Treasurer: Sara Lehan (CLP '15)

American Enterprise Group, Inc.








Board Chair-Elect: Sam Early (CLP '14)

Principal




Alumni Committee Chair-Elect: Mollie Giller (CLP '16)

Amanda the Panda





Community Leadership Program 

Class Project Chair-Elect: Brianne Fitzgerald (CLP '16, CC '14)

Volunteer Iowa





Community Connect Chair-Elect: Sunni Swarbrick (CLP '13, CC '14)

Story County Community Foundation






Community Leadership Program 

Curriculum Committee Chair-Elect: Tony Kioko (CLP '14)

Principal




 Development Chair-Elect: Dan Corron (CLP '15)

Denny Elwell Company





Governance Chair-Elect: Ben Fee (CLP '16)

Dorsey & Whitney LLP






Equity and Inclusion Chair-Elect: Renee Hardman (CLP '98)

Hardman Consulting





Secretary: Hanna Wolle (CLP '16, CC '15)

Principal



              
Ambassadors







               
Past Chair:
 
Danette Kenne (CLP '10)
Drake University 

         

P
ast Alumni Chair: 
Paige Moore (CLP '13)
UnityPoint Health


   
Past Governance Chair:
   Krystle Campa (CLP '14)
Davis Brown Law Firm


   
Past Community Leadership Program
Class Project Chair:
Matt Unger (CLP '15)
Food Bank of Iowa 
           


   
Past Community Connect Chair:
Jacki Boldt (CC '14)
DMACC




Past Development Chair:
Sean Simonis (CLP '15)
Meredith


   
Past Treasurer:

  Pam Clearwater-Lovell (CC '15)
CFO Advantage 










































Staff

                                                                                            
                                     Executive Director:                                                                         Executive Assistant:
                                 Amy Jennings (CLP '07)         Kelly Royal


                                                                                             




 


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