STEM Advisory Board, Northeast Regional

To provide oversight for the STEM regional network. The membership of the Board is comprised of prekindergarten through grade twelve school districts and schools, higher education institutions, businesses, nonprofit organizations, youth agencies, local and state government officials and other appropriate stakeholders. The purpose of the regional networks is to provide broader access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational opportunities and promote STEM economic development within regions and across regions where it makes sense.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Jeff Beneke 319-273-7397

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
Northeast Regional STEM Advisory Board Education, Department of
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
tbd, Iowa
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
15 15 1 3 Years
Organizational Authority Other Appointment Information  
Executive Order 74

Board Members

Apply To This Board

Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
Vacant Area Education Agency 07/01/2012 06/30/2014 V
William Holland Decorah WINNESHIEK Business 07/13/2017 06/30/2020 Male Rep A
Mason Kuhn Cedar Falls BLACK HAWK K-12 Student/Parent 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Male None A
Allison Plunkett Cedar Falls BLACK HAWK Business/Industry 08/20/2019 06/30/2020 Female Rep A
Doreen Hayek Cedar Falls BLACK HAWK Public University 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Female None A
Lawrence Escalada Cedar Falls BLACK HAWK Hub Institution Rep 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Male Dem A
Heather Fransen Dubuque DUBUQUE Business / Industry 08/20/2019 06/30/2021 Female Rep A
LIsa Chizek Toledo TAMA STEM Teacher 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female None A
Anderson Sainci Dubuque DUBUQUE School Board Member 01/23/2019 06/30/2021 Male Dem A
Kelly Cooper Dubuque DUBUQUE Regional Workforce Development 07/01/2018 06/30/2021 Female Dem A
Kendra Crooks New Hampton CHICKASAW County Extension and Outreach 07/01/2019 06/30/2022 Female None A
Kim Miller Janesville BREMER Business / Industry 07/01/2019 06/30/2022 Male Rep A
Sue Burrack Arlington FAYETTE Private College/University 07/01/2019 06/30/2022 Female Rep A
Jane Bradley Waterloo BLACK HAWK Community College 07/01/2019 06/30/2022 Female Dem A
Ellen Heuer Waterloo BLACK HAWK Economic Development/Chamber of Commerce 07/01/2019 06/30/2022 Female Rep A

A = Active
V = Vacant