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Featured Presenters

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Sir Ken Robinson

Keynote Speaker
Education & Creativity Expert, New York Times Best Selling Author,...
avatar for Hamish Brewer

Hamish Brewer

Keynote Speaker
Nationally Distinguished Principal, International Speaker, TEDx...
avatar for Jennifer Ulie-Wells

Jennifer Ulie-Wells

Please Pass the Love, Executive Director; West Des Moines, Board Member
Executive Director
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Scott McLeod

University of Colorado Denver
Associate Professor of Education Leadership

Presenters

MA

Matt Adams

Woodward-Granger Schools
Superintendent
TA

Thomas Ahart

Des Moines Schools
Superintendent
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Heather Anderson

Des Moines Schools
Board Member
avatar for Lora Appenzeller

Lora Appenzeller

Forecast5 Analytics
Senior Analytics Advisor
avatar for Kate Baldwin

Kate Baldwin

Norwalk Schools
Business Manager
avatar for Lisa Bartusek

Lisa Bartusek

IASB
Executive Director
JB

Jean Berger

Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union
Executive Director
LB

Larry Bice

Iowa Department of Education
Administrative Consultant, Bureau of Leading, Teaching and Learning...
MB

Matt Bowen

Riverside Schools
Board President
AB

Ashley Brandt

Woodward-Granger Schools
Board President
KB

Kristi Buman

Glenwood Schools
Director of Finance
MC

Mickolyn Clapper

Baxter Schools
Superintendent
JC

Jim Coates

Counseling Services, LLC
Licensed Independent Social Worker
avatar for Joan Corbin

Joan Corbin

IASB, President; Pella Schools, Board President
avatar for Chris Cournoyer

Chris Cournoyer

Iowa Legislature, State Senator; Pleasant Valley Schools, Former School Board Member
MC

Matt Cretsinger

Marshalltown Schools
Director of Special Services
AC

Andy Crozier

Central Lee Schools
Superintendent
TC

Todd Cyrulik

BLDD Architects, Inc.
Director of K12 Design
avatar for Greg Dockum

Greg Dockum

Johnston Schools
Board President
avatar for Michelle Dowd

Michelle Dowd

Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency
Chief Financial Officer/Board Secretary
TD

Tyler Downing

Charles City Schools
Chief Negotiator
MF

Murray Fenn

Riverside Schools
Board Member
MF

Mike Fisher

Charles City Schools
Superintendent
avatar for David Ford

David Ford

Mississippi Bend AEA
Director, AEA PREP
SF

Susan Freed

Davis Brown Law Firm
Attorney
avatar for Sue A. Gehling, ARNP, MSN

Sue A. Gehling, ARNP, MSN

Classroom Clinic
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
MG

Matthew Gillaspie

Piper Jaffray and Co.
Managing Director, Public Finance Services
LG

Lori Ginapp

Central Springs Schools
Board Vice President
avatar for Denelle Gonnerman

Denelle Gonnerman

Cedar Falls Schools, Chief Financial Officer; President, Iowa Association of School Business Officials
avatar for Jim Green

Jim Green

IASB, President-Elect; Grant Wood AEA, Board President
AG

Alan Greiner

Iowa High School Music Association
Executive Director
BG

Beth Grob

Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.
Attorney
DH

Danielle Haindfield

Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.
Attorney
avatar for Harry Heiligenthal

Harry Heiligenthal

IASB
Associate Executive Director, Board Development
avatar for Jeff Herzberg

Jeff Herzberg

Gilmore City-Bradgate Schools, Superintendent; Prairie Lakes AEA, Chief Administrator
avatar for Greg Hetrick

Greg Hetrick

West Branch Schools
Board Vice President
SH

Steven Hopper

Johnston Schools
Board Member
avatar for Eric Howard

Eric Howard

IASB
HR Services Director
CI

Craig Ihnen

Iowa High School Speech Association
Executive Director
avatar for Phil Jeneary

Phil Jeneary

IASB
Government Relations Director
SJ

Scott Jespersen

Iowa City Schools
Assistant Principal
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Bridgette Johnson

IASB
Board Development Director
avatar for Amy Jurrens

Amy Jurrens

IASB, Past President; George-Little-Rock Schools, Former Board President
TK

Tom Keating

Iowa High School Athletic Association
Executive Director
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Kevin Kelleher

Dubuque Schools, Executive Director of Finance and Business Services; Past President, Iowa Association of School Business Officials
JK

Jeanie Kerber

Johnston Schools
Board Member
AK

Amy Knupp

Central Rivers AEA
Executive Director of Special Education
DL

Darwin Lehmann

Forest City Schools
Superintendent
JM

Josh Mack

Charles City Schools
Board Member
RM

Robin Macomber

Charles City Schools
Board President
JM

John Maxwell

North Scott Schools
Board Member
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Nancy McGinnis

Simbli by eBOARDsolutions
Customer Service Representative
BM

Bruce Mielke

Forest City Schools
Board President
SM

Sam Miller

Central Rivers Area Education Agency
Chief Administrator
TM

Tim Mitchell

Riverside Schools
Superintendent
LN

Laurie Noll

Fairfield Schools
Superintendent
JN

Jon Northrup

Baxter Schools
Board President
avatar for Kate O'Brien-May

Kate O'Brien-May

Springville Schools
Board Member
avatar for Joel Pedersen

Joel Pedersen

Cardinal Schools
Superintendent
avatar for Emily Piper

Emily Piper

IASB
Lobbyist
JP

Jason Plourde

Green Hills AEA
Executive Director of Universal Services & Support
DP

Debi Plum

Fairfield Schools
Board President
CR

Carrie Rankin

Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council
Associate Director
avatar for Charlie Rigby

Charlie Rigby

Simbli by eBOARDsolutions
Business Development Manager
JS

Jean Schilling

Central Springs Schools
Board Member
avatar for Siobhan Schneider

Siobhan Schneider

IASB
Policy/Legal Services Director
avatar for Patti Schroeder

Patti Schroeder

IASB
Finance Support Director
MS

Mark Shea

Prairie Lakes AEA and Northwest AEA
Postsecondary Readiness Lead
avatar for Stephen Sieck

Stephen Sieck

Grinnell-Newburg Schools
Board Member
avatar for Gary Sinclair

Gary Sinclair

Forecast5 Analytics
Senior Analytics Advisor
avatar for Shawn Snyder

Shawn Snyder

IASB
Associate Executive Director, Government Relations and School Finance
JS

John Speer

Grant Wood AEA
Chief Administrator
LS

Laura Sprague

Johnston Schools
Director of Communications and Board Secretary
avatar for Beth Strike

Beth Strike

Central Rivers Area Education Agency
Director of Communications/Creative Services
JS

Joe Stutting

North Scott Schools
Superintendent
DS

Dana Sullivan

ISEA, Association Vice President; Charles City Schools, Teacher
KT

Kristy Torres-Pellett

Atlantic Schools
Board Vice President
KR

Kristi R. F. Upah

Heartland AEA
Chief Student Services Officer
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Mary Jane Vens

IASB
Board Development Consultant
DV

Dan Venteicher

Edgewood-Colesburg Schools
Board Vice President
SW

Steve Ward

Central Springs Schools
Superintendent
EW

Eric Waters

Reynolds & Reynolds
Vice President
CW

Carrie Weber

Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.
Attorney
avatar for Dave Williams

Dave Williams

Iowa Legislature, State Representative; Cedar Falls Schools, Former School Board Member
CW

Chris Wilson

Johnston Schools
Student Well-Being Coordinator