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Board of Directors

Our board of directors is comprised of individuals representing a selection of our member organizations, as well as at-large members.


Monte Marti - President

Representing Allamakee County Protectors 

Catherine Cownie – Vice President

At large member

Jennifer Chambers – Treasurer
At large member

Jonathan Gano - Secretary

Representing Trees Forever

Sarah Lohmeier - Immediate Past President

Representing Friends of Des Moines Parks

Member organization representatives

David Courard-Hauri

Representing the Drake Environmental Action League 

Kevin Griggs

Representing Practical Farmers of Iowa

Naura Heiman Godar

Representing the American Institute of Architects - Iowa Chapter

Laura Sarcone

Representing Des Moines Water Works

Nathan Unsworth

Representing Iowa's County Conservation System 

Individual at-large members

Jennifer Hermsen

Kurt Johnson

Craig Miller

John Schmidt

Kevin Techau