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Board of Governors

Jenna Siberz

Board
Chair

Jenna Siberz (GDMLI '19)
KPMG LLP

Joy Talmon

Board Chair-Elect

Joy Talmon (GDMLI '20)
United Way of Central Iowa

Jennifer Moseley

Alumni Committee Chair

Jennifer Moseley (GDMLI '19)
Turner Construction

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Alumni Committee Chair-Elect

Chris Wood (GDMLI '19)
Top Employers Institute

Joe Benesh

Class Project Chair

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute

Joe Benesh (GDMLI '21)
The Ingenuity Company

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Class Project Chair-Elect

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute

Leah Lint (GDMLI '21, CC '22)
Krause Group

Danielle Propst

Community Connect Chair

Danielle Propst (CC '20, GDMLI '22)
ISG

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Community Connect Chair-Elect

Jody Gifford (CC '22, GDMLI '23)
NCMIC

Michaela Devaney Lowe

Curriculum Committee Chair

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
Michaela Devaney Lowe
(GDMLI '21)
Food Bank of Iowa

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Curriculum Committee Chair-Elect

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
Matt Rodekamp (GDMLI '21)
Substance Architecture

Scott Gillespie

Treasurer

Scott Gillespie (GDMLI '19)
Iowa Select Farms, L.L.P.

HutsonMichelle

Treasurer-Elect

Michelle Hutson (GDMLI '22)
BCC Advisors

AJ Wolfe

Development
Chair

AJ Wolfe (GDMLI '18)
Terracon Consultants

DeVriesJason

Development
Chair-Elect

Jason DeVries (GDMLI '22)
INVISION Architecture

Maggie Hibbs

Governance
Chair

Maggie Hibbs (GDMLI '22)
Principal

Abigail Weatherwax

Governance
Chair-Elect

Abigail Weatherwax (CC '20, GDMLI '22)
Consumer Safety Technology

Jane Jeffries

Youth Leadership Initiative Program Chair

Jane Jeffries (CC '20)
Community Youth Concepts

Lin,Gregory

Youth Leadership Initiative Program Chair-Elect

Gregory Lin (GDMLI '21)
Drake University

Stephanie Cassady

Secretary

Stephanie Cassady (GDMLI '20)
EveryStep

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Youth Leadership Initiative Student Representative

Paige Finney (YLI '22)
Waukee Northwest High School

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Youth Leadership Initiative Student Representative

Nubia Torres (YLI '20)
Grand View University

Ambassadors

Debbie Korver

Past Board
Chair

Debbie Korver (GDMLI '18)
Farm Bureau Financial Services

Scott Seeliger

Past Alumni Committee Chair

Scott Seeliger (GDMLI '19)

Abigail Weatherwax

Past Community Connect Chair

Abigail Weatherwax (CC '20, GDMLI '22)
Consumer Safety Technology

Brooke Findley

Past Curriculum Committee Chair

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
Brooke Findley (GDMLI '20)
Chrysalis Foundation

Joy Talmon

Past Class Project Chair

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
Joy Talmon (GDMLI '20)
United Way of Central Iowa

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Past Youth Leadership Initiative Program Chair

Laura Miller (CC '19, GDMLI '20)
DP Techlink

Ani Das

Past Equity and Inclusion Chair

Ani Das (GDMLI '19)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - 4H

Katie Sembach

Past Governance
Chair

Katie Sembach (CC '21)
The Lauridsen Group

Staff

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Executive
Director

Amy Jennings (GDMLI '07)

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Program & Operations Manager

Kelly Royal (GDMLI '23)

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