Board of Directors

Matt Kaufman, President

Staci Williams, Vice President
Water Quality Specialist, ISG

Robin Fortney, Secretary
Senior Environmental Coordinator, MidAmerican Energy Company, retired

Mike Smith, Treasurer
Assistant Attorney General, Iowa Department of Justice, retired

Linda Appelgate
Resource Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, retired

Darren Fife
EcoSource, LLC, Owner

Larry Gullett
Johnson County Conservation, Director

Susan Heathcote
Water Program Director, Iowa Environmental Council, retired

Chuck McNeley
Route Driver, UPS

Jerry Peckumn
Greene County farmer and former bank president

Dr. Mary Skopec
Director, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

Advisors to IRR

Mark Ackelson, Des Moines, IA

Pat Boddy, Des Moines, IA

Bob Brammer, Des Moines, IA

Mark Langgin, Des Moines, IA

Jim Pease, Ames, IA

Ann Y. Robinson, Des Moines, IA

Duane Sand, Norwalk, IA

Steve Veysey, Ames, IA


Molly Hanson, Executive Director
Advocacy Strategies, Lobbyists