Leadership

Board of Directors

  1. Alyssa Johnston - Iowa Corn Growers Association
  2. Amanda Rinehart - DuPont Pioneer
  3. Barb Lykins - Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
  4. Joyce Hoppes - Iowa Pork Producers Association
  5. Liz Hobart - GROWMARK
  6. Chris Freland - Iowa Beef Industry Council
  7. Rita Martens - Iowa Department of Education
  8. Mike Naig - Iowa Department of Agriculture
  9. Cara Miller - Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area
  10. Amy Powell - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
  11. Heather Lilienthal - Iowa Soybean Association

Denotes Executive Board Member

Ag Industry Advisory Council

  • CHS Foundation
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Farm Credit Services of America
  • GROWMARK
  • Iowa Energy Center

Ag Literacy Education Advisory Council

  • Kris Kilibarda - Iowa Department of Education
  • Sarah Derry - Drake University, South Central STEM Regional Manager
  • William Drey - Farming Representative
  • Tim Prunty - Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Regional Manager
  • Amy Powell - ISU Extension & Outreach, 4H, 4H Livestock Specialist
  • Rob Denson - Des Moines Area Community College, President
  • Lawrence Escalada - University of Northern Iowa, Science Education Chair
  • Boyd Sinclair - Wayne Elementary, Principal
  • Jody Herbold - Northwest Iowa AEA, Science Consultant

Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation Staff

  • Will Fett - Executive Director
  • Cindy Hall - Education Program Manager
  • Chrissy Dittmer - Education Program Coordinator
  • Sheri FitzPatrick - Administrative Assistant