Committees

Executive Committee

  • Franklin Codel , Chair
  • Susan Fitzsimmons
  • George Hiller
  • Debbie Hubbell
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Gerry Neugent
  • Jill Oman
  • Brad Schoenfelder
  • Jessica Snyder

Audit Committee

  • Jessica Snyder, Chair
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Fred Hubbell
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Angela Reed*
  • Heather Richardson*
  • Mark Rupprecht
  • Cynthia Thorland

Charitable Giving Committee

  • George Hiller, Chair
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Richard Deming, M.D.*
  • Allison Fleming
  • Debbie Hubbell
  • Dan Keough
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Liz Lidgett*
  • Matt Ostanik*
  • Sunnie Richer
  • Robert G. Riley, Jr.
  • Dr. Yogi Shah*
  • Nikki Syverson*
  • Cynthia Thorland

Finance Committee

  • Susan Fitzsimmons, Chair
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Mary Coffin
  • Tej Dhawan*
  • Kathy Fehrman
  • Cara Heiden*
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Kyle Krause*
  • Steve Lacy
  • Valerie Saltsgaver*
  • Darren Rebelez
  • Tami Wingert*

Governance & Nominating Committee

  • Gerry Neugent, Chair
  • Teree Caldwell-Johnson
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Fred Hubbell
  • Izaah Knox
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Steve Lacy

Grantmaking Committee

  • Jill Oman, Chair
  • Andrea Abel
  • Teree Caldwell-Johnson
  • Joyce Chapman
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Marta Codina
  • Richard Deming, M.D.*
  • Sally Dix*
  • Allison Fleming
  • N. Brian Gentry*
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Dr. Nalo Johnson*
  • Mary Sellers*

Investment Committee

  • Brad Schoenfelder, Chair
  • Tracey Ball*
  • Suzanna de Baca
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Peter Cownie
  • Nora Everett*
  • Dan Houston
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Marty Martin
  • Gerry Neugent
  • Sheldon Ohringer
  • John Owens*
  • John Ruan IV

Marketing Committee

  • Debbie Hubbell, Chair
  • Franklin Codel (ad hoc)
  • Mary Coffin
  • Genevieve Dean*
  • Diana Deibler*
  • Micholyn Fajen*
  • Courtney Greene*
  • Joseph Jones
  • Kristi Knous (non-voting)
  • Izaah Knox
  • Sunnie Richer
  • Robert G. Riley, Jr.
  • Courtney Shaw*
  • Connie Wimer*

* Indicates Non-Board Members
** Indicates Emeritus Member Status

Professional Advisors Council

 Members of the Community Foundation's Professional Advisor's Council share their expertise on how to effectively integrate philanthropy into conversations with clients and peers. The council also advises the Community Foundation about the changing needs of professional advisors and helps broaden the circle of advisors and clients who work with the Community Foundation. As a result, we help connect more donors with community needs.

Bill Boatwright, Attorney at Law
Dentons Davis Brown Law Firm

Billi Brahn, Attorney at Law
Iowa State Bank

Trent Burley, CFP®, RICP®
McGill Junge Wealth Management

Abby Croll, CPA
Eide Bailly LLP

Steven C. Despotovich, JD, CLU, ChFC, CFP®
Wilson, Deege, Despotovich, Riemenschneider & Rittgers

Nick Finkenauer, CPA
McGowen Hurst Clark & Smith, P.C.

Matthew Gardner, Attorney at Law
Gardner Law Firm, P.C.

Jason Gunkel, CFP, CFA, CAP
Syverson Strege 

Adam B. Obrecht, CFP®
AO Wealth Advisory

Angela Reed, CPA
Tarbell & Co., P.L.C

Megan Rosenstiel, CFP®, CDFA™, AWMA®, ADPA®, LTCP
Gilbert & Cook

Ashley E. Shafer, Financial Advisor, CFP®, CAP®
The 801 Group at Morgan Stanley

Scott Simpson, Attorney at Law
Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, P.C.

Katheryn Thorson, Attorney at Law
Brown Winick

Ashlee Vieregger, JD, CFP®, CTFA
Foster Group