State Workforce Development Board Members

Voting Members

Voting members serve four-year terms.

Name

City

Organization

Affiliation

Term End Date

Gov. Kim Reynolds Des Moines State of Iowa Governor N/A
Sen. Jake Chapman Adel Iowa Senate State Senator Convening of General Assembly (2-Year Term)
Rep. Dave Deyoe N/A Iowa House of Representatives State Representative Convening of General Assembly (2-Year Term)
Beth Townsend N/A Iowa Workforce Development Director  
Ryan Wise N/A Iowa Department of Education Director or Designee  
Emily Wharton N/A Iowa Department for the Blind Director or Designee  
David Mitchell N/A Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Administrator or Designee  

Voting Members

Appointed by Governor, confirmed by the Iowa Senate, serving staggered four-year terms.

Name

City

Organization

Affiliation

Term End Date

John Krogman
Chair
Atlantic Connect-A-Dock, Inc. Business April 30, 2018
Joe Greving Adel Iowa Steel Fabrication Business April 30, 2019
Jan Miller Straub Des Moines The Straub Corporation Business April 30, 2020
Lynn Schreder
Vice-Chair
Granger KHI Solutions, LLC Business April 30, 2018
Randy Moore Davenport Iowa American Water Business April 30, 2018
Jay Iverson Des Moines Home Builders Association of Iowa Business April 30, 2020
Anne Parmley Cedar Rapids Pearson Business April 30, 2021
Ruby Mateos Muscatine Trinity Muscatine Public Health Business April 30, 2019
Amy Larsen Waverly United Equipment Accessories Business April 30, 2019
Sondra Meyers Davenport Katun Corporation Business April 30, 2021
Becky Jacobsen Denison Smithfield Foods Business April 30, 2018
Steve Gilbert Leon Gilbert Home Comfort Business April 30, 2021
VACANT        
Gina Bettini Davenport Life's A Bean Business April 30, 2020
Jeff DeVries Des Moines WestWing Logistics Business April 30, 2021
Cara Sanders Fort Madison Siemens Gamesa Business April 30, 2020
Kelly Barrick Des Moines The Private Bank Business April 30, 2021
Carrie Duncan Burlington International Association of Machinists Local 1010 Labor April 30, 2018
Rich Kurtenbach Waterloo Labor Organization: Construction Industry Labor April 30, 2022
Ken Sagar Des Moines Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Labor April 30, 2020
Andy Roberts Des Moines Plumbers and Steamfitters Local #33 Labor April 30, 2019
Richard Moon Sioux City Sioux City Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Training Committee Joint Labor - Management Apprenticeship Program 2021
Jayson Henry  Pella The Well Community Based 2020
Carmen Heck Iowa City Goodwill of the Heartland Community Based 2021
Quentin Hart Waterloo City of Waterloo City Elected 2019
Nancy McDowell Sheldon O'Brien County Board of Supervisors County Elected 2020

Ex Officio, Nonvoting Members

Ex Officio, nonvoting members are appointed by entities in accordance with Iowa Code § 84A.1A(1)(b).

Name

City

Organization

VACANT Adel Labor Organization: Manufacturing Organization
Sen. William Dotzler Waterloo State of Iowa Senate, Minority Leader Appointee
Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt Cedar Rapids State of Iowa House of Representatives, Minority Leader Appointee
Drew Conrad Cedar Falls University of Northern Iowa, Board of Regents Designee
John Smith Des Moines Drake University, Association of Independent Colleges Appointee
Wendy Mimm-Herold Calmar Northeast Iowa Community College, Association of Community College Presidents Designee
Rita Grimm (Director Designee) Des Moines Iowa Economic Development Authority (IDEA)
Rosie Thierer (Director Designee) Des Moines Iowa Department on Aging (IDA)
Jerry Bartruff (Director) Des Moines Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC)
Jerry Foxhoven (Director) Des Moines Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS)
Greer Sission Des Moines United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship
Mary Cannon-James   Largest Statewide Labor Organization for State Employees American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 66

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