STEM Advisory Council

The Governor's STEM Advisory Council will advise the Governor on ways to improve education, innovation and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for the public and private sectors.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Lindy Ibeling 319-273-2716 ibeling@iowastem.gov

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
STEM Advisory Council Education, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
Varies
Varies, Iowa
Full advisory council meets quarterly; executive council meets monthly Full day/2-4 hours
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
51 51 21 Pleasure of Governor
Organizational Authority  
Executive Order 81 - Branstad

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Deborah Durham DES MOINES POLK Director of IPEP (EC) 09/01/2011 Female Rep A
Beth Townsend Granger POLK Director of Dept. of Workforce Development (EC) 02/03/2015 Female Rep A
Vacant Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard (EC) V
Wendy Wintersteen Ames STORY President of Iowa State University (EC) 11/20/2017 Female None A
Vacant Higher Ed. Member V
Bruce Harreld Iowa City JOHNSON President of University of Iowa (EC) 09/01/2016 Male None A
Kimberly Reynolds OSCEOLA CLARKE Governor - Executive Committee Co-Chair 09/01/2011 Female Rep A
Mark Nook Cedar Falls BLACK HAWK President of University of Northern Iowa (EC) 03/15/2017 Male None A
Ryan Wise Des Moines POLK Director of Dept. of Education (EC) 06/30/2015 Male Dem A
Vacant Legislator 09/01/2011 08/31/2012 V
Vacant Healthcare Member 09/01/2011 08/31/2012 V
Vacant Legislator 09/01/2011 08/31/2012 V
Vacant Legislator 09/01/2011 08/31/2012 V
Vacant Legislator 09/01/2011 08/31/2012 V
Vacant Community College President (EC) 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Healthcare Member 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Post-Sec.Training Member 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Independent College President (EC) 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Preschool, Elementary or Secondary Education Rep 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant EC/K-12 Education (EC) 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Preschool, Elementary or Secondary Education Rep 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Business Member 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Higher Ed. Member 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Rep of National STEM Organization 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Engineering Member 09/01/2011 08/31/2013 V
Vacant Student 07/01/2013 08/31/2014 V
Vacant Business Member 07/01/2013 08/31/2016 V
Vacant Business Member 09/01/2016 08/31/2019 V
Jessica Hyland Des Moines POLK IT Member 07/15/2019 06/30/2020 Female Rep A
Roger Hargens Johnston POLK Business Member - Executive Committee Co-Chair 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Male Rep A
Patrick Barnes BETTENDORF SCOTT Advanced Manufacturing Member 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Male Rep A
Heather Stancil Earlham MADISON IT Member 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Female Rep A
Scott Montgomery Coralville JOHNSON Testing Org. Member 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Male Rep A
Emily Fuerst Ames STORY Agribusiness Member 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Female Dem A
Rene Gadelha Marion LINN Preschool, Elementary or Secondary Education Rep 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Female Rep A
Emily Abbas Des Moines POLK Business 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Female None A
Gary Scholten DES MOINES POLK Business Member (EC) 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Male Dem A
Ann Lebo Grundy Center GRUNDY Preschool, Elementary or Secondary Education Rep 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Female None A
Laurie Phelan Maxwell POLK Non-Profit 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Female Dem A
Tod Santel Robins LINN Business Member 01/11/2019 08/31/2020 Male None A
Jeremy Puck Manning AUDUBON Rep of Employers that hire candidates with STEM skills 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 Male Rep A
Curtis Simmons Des Moines POLK Non-Profits Member 07/15/2019 06/30/2021 Male Dem A
Sharon Rosenboom ORANGE CITY SIOUX Higher Ed. Member 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Female Rep A
Craig Johnson CEDAR FALLS BLACK HAWK Non-Profits Member 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Male Rep A
Katherine Howell Coon Rapids CARROLL Advanced Manufacturing Member 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Female Rep A
Robert Cramer Grimes POLK Business 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Male Rep A
Kelsey Tyrrell Des Moines POLK Non-Profits Member 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Female Dem A
Teri Vos Pella MARION Business 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Female Rep A
Chris Russell Omaha OUT OF STATE Business Member 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Male None A
Kathryn Kunert Ankeny POLK Business (EC) 11/14/2018 08/31/2021 Female Rep A
Cindy Dietz Cedar Rapids LINN Business 07/15/2019 06/30/2022 Female None A
Status

A = Active
V = Vacant