Board of Directors

Jerry Peckumn, President
Greene County farmer and former bank president

Chuck McNeley, Vice President
Route Driver, UPS

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

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

Mark Ackelson
President Emeritus, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

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

Robert Brammer
Communications Director, Attorney General of Iowa, retired

Darren Fife
EcoSource, LLC, Owner

Matt Kaufmann
Attorney, Social Security Administration

Arthur Kern
Business Waste Management Representative, Metro Waste Authority

Susan Heathcote
Water Program Director, Iowa Environmental Council

Larry Gullett
Director, Johnson County Conservation Board

Dr. Mary Skopec
Director, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

Staci Williams
Water Quality Specialist, ISG

Advisors to IRR

Pat Boddy, Des Moines, IA

Bob Brammer, Des Moines, IA

Kate Garst, 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

Mimi Wagner, Ames, IA


Molly Hanson, Executive Director
Jenn Dreier, Assistant Director
Advocacy Strategies, Lobbyists

Molly Hanson, Executive Director