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Treasurer

Doug is a confirmed but transplanted Midwesterner, born in Chicago and raised in a suburb of the city.  He pursued his BS degree at Michigan State University (1968) and his MS degree at the University of Oklahoma (1970).  He completed his...

Vice Chair

JoAnn Johnson currently serves as the Director of Commerce and the Superintendent of the Iowa Division of Credit Unions (IDCU) following her appointment by Governor Terry Branstad in 2011. IDCU is charged with protecting the interests of credit...

John F. McCarroll currently serves as Executive Director for the Office of University Relations with Iowa State University. McCarroll was appointed to this role in 1997. Previously, he served as Manager, Media Relations/Financial Communications...

Lin Larson is director of creative services for University Communication and Marketing at the University of Iowa. A native Iowan and UI alumnus (B.A. 1990; M.A. 1993), he joined the university's staff in 1994 and has held roles in media...

Chair

Mary E. Kramer is a former Republican Iowa State Senator who served from 1990 to 2003. She was elected President of the Senate in 1997, becoming the first independently elected woman to fill the post. In 2003, Ms. Kramer was nominated by...

Scott Ketelsen is the director of University Relations at the University of Northern Iowa. In this role, Ketelsen leads the development of integrated marketing, public relations and branding efforts, and is the primary contact for university...

Secretary

Steve Firman is the Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacy Marketing Group, Inc., a national marketing and distribution company that works with state pharmacy associations and President of FPCI, an administrative management, government relations...