Leadership

Leadership

Board of Directors

Executive Committee Members

  • Lindsay Calvert Iowa Corn Growers Association
  • Amy Powell Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
  • Ronnette Vondrak Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
  • Morgan Hammes Corteva Agriscience
  • Joyce Hoppes Iowa Pork Producers Association
  • Karen Jones GROWMARK
  • Casey Allison Iowa Beef Industry Council
  • Vic Jaras Iowa Department of Education
  • Julie Kenney Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
  • Laura Elfers Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area
  • Bre Wagner Iowa Soybean Association
  • Morgan Minnehan Iowa Turkey Federation

Ag Industry Advisory Council

  • Corteva Agriscience IALF Sponsor
  • Farm Credit Services of America IALF Sponsor
  • GROWMARK IALF Sponsor
  • Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area IALF Sponsor

Ag Literacy Education Advisory Council

  • Stefanie Wager Iowa Department of Education
  • Sarah Derry Drake University, South Central STEM Regional Manager
  • William Drey Farming Representative
  • Jim Heithoff 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
  • James Pifer Southeast Polk, Southeast Polk Community School District, Science Curriculum Coordinator
  • Jody Herbold Northwest Iowa AEA, Science Consultant