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Featured Speakers

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Matt Beaudreau

Keynote Speaker
Generational Expert
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Kevin Honeycutt

Keynote Speaker
Technology Integrationist and Apple Distinguished Educator
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James Spellos

Keynote Speaker
Tech Guru and Trainer
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Michael Dorn

Safe Havens International, Inc.
Executive Director
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Marlin Jeffers

Real Colors Facilitator
Educational Consultant

Speakers

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Thomas Ahart

DMPS
Superintendent
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Lora Appenzeller

Forecast5 Analytics
Senior Analytics Advisor
DB

Dennis Bahr

Webster City Schools
Retired Superintendent
SB

Steve Barber

Atlantic Schools
Superintendent
CB

Colleen Bartlett

Iowa Central Community College
Iowa Central Career Academy Specialist
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Lisa Bartusek

IASB
Executive Director
BB

Bill Boer

Sibley-Ocheyedan Schools
Superintendent
NB

Nola Bond

Clarinda Schools
Board Member
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Drew Bracken

Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.
Shareholder
JB

Joe Brekke

Ames Schools
Educator
BB

Bob Broghammer

Clear Creek Amana Schools
Board President
TB

Tascha Brown

Des Moines Schools
Central Campus Director
TD

Terry D. Buzbee

Recently Retired CEO, Emerson Co.; Marshalltown Business-Education Alliance (MBEA), Board Member
SC

Shanda Carstens

Parents for Great Iowa Schools
Communications Director
JC

Jared Cecil

Algona CSD
High School Principal
JC

Jamet Colton

Ames Schools
Board Member
TC

Tom Cooley

Iowa Department of Education
Bureau Chief, Bureau of Finance, Facilities, Operation &...
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Joan Corbin

IASB, President; Pella Schools, Board President
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Dale Crozier

MFL MarMac and Eastern Allamakee Schools
Superintendent
SD

Samantha Dahlby

New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative
K-12 Education Coordinator
DD

Dan Dawson

Iowa Senate
Iowa State Senator
JD

Jeff Dicks

Newell-Fonda and Albert City-Truesdale Schools
Superintendent
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Greg Dockum

Johnston Schools
Board President
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Tom Downs

IASB
Board Development Facilitator
SD

Stephen Dunbar

University of Iowa and Iowa Testing Programs
Professor of Educational Measurement and Co-Director
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Melinda Dunnwald

West Des Moines Schools
IASB, Board Member; West Des Moines Schools, Board Member, Past Board...
LD

Louisa Dykstra

Parents for Great Iowa Schools
Business & Community Outreach Director
GE

Greg Ebeling

Pella Schools
Superintendent
EE

Emily Ellingson

Lynch Dallas, P.C.
Attorney
CE

Curt Ernst

Bellevue Schools
Instructional Coach - STEP (Science, Technology, Engagement,...
LE

Lynn Evans

Alta-Aurelia Schools
Superintendent
JE

John Eyerly

George-Little Rock Schools
Superintendent
MF

Mike Foley

Holmes Murphy
Sr. Vice President
JF

Jackie Fonley

Algona Schools
Instructional Coach
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David Ford

Mississippi Bend AEA
Director, AEA PREP
KF

Karl Fox

Riceville Schools
Board President
SG

Sue Gates

Vinton-Shellsburg Schools
Board Vice President
DG

Doug Gee

Clear Lake Schools
Superintendent
RG

Rose Greene

Parents for Great Iowa Schools
Founder
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Kyle Grimes

IASB, Board Member; Sibley-Ocheyedan Schools, Board President
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Lou Ann Gvist

IASB
Board Development/Convention Director
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Mary Jo Hainstock

Vinton-Shellsburg Schools
Superintendent
PH

Patrick Heiderscheit

Keystone AEA
Chief Administrator
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Harry Heiligenthal

IASB
Associate Executive Director, Board Development
JH

Jeff Herzberg

Gilmore City-Bradgate Schools, Superintendent; Prairie Lakes AEA, Chief Administrator
AH

Aaron Horn

New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative
Chief Operation Officer
TH

Tonya Hotchkin

Tanager Place
Director of Clinical Care/Therapist
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Eric Howard

IASB
HR Services Director
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Kim Huckstadt

IASB, Board Development Facilitator; UNI, Ed. Leadership Professor
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Autumn Hurley

RSM US LLP
Director Security, Privacy and Risk Services
MJ

Matt Jaeger

Bellevue Schools
Educator
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Phil Jeneary

IASB
Government Relations Director
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Bridgette Johnson

IASB
Board Development Director
JK

Jennifer Kaskey

Alta-Aurelia Schools
Board Member
MK

Mallory Katzer

Holmes Murphy
Account Executive
NK

Neal Keeling

Riceville Schools
Vice President
KK

Kevin Kelleher

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

Jeffrey Krausman

Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC
Attorney
TK

Tim Kuehl

Clear Creek Amana Schools
Superintendent
CK

Chris Kyhl

Osage Schools
Teacher
KL

Kristi Landis

George-Little Rock Schools
Board Member
KL

Kevin Lein

Carroll Schools
Superintendent
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Cammy Leners

Winterset Schools
Business Manager/Board Secretary
JL

Joe Libby

West Des Moines Schools
Teaching and Learning Services Executive Director
KL

Kevin Lundin

Bellevue Schools
Board President
DM

Duane Magee

Norwalk Schools
Superintendent
NM

Nathan Marting

Jesup Schools
Superintendent
JM

John Maxwell

North Scott Schools
Board President
NM

Noel McLaughlin

Algona Schools
Guidance Counselor
SM

Shanlee McNally

Waterloo Schools
Board President
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Tom Meyer

Bellevue Schools
Superintendent
MM

Mike Moeller

Clear Lake Schools
Vice President
KM

Kelley Molitor

Osage Schools
Instructional Coach
JM

Jennifer Mooney

Clear Creek Amana Schools
Board Vice President
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Jill Morrill

South MS Waukee
Associate
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Angie Morrison

Waukee Schools
CF0/Board Secretary
JM

Jen Munson

Carroll Schools
Board President
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Doug Nefzger

Cedar Falls Schools
Director of Business/Affairs and Board Secretary
GN

Gigi Nelson

Alta-Aurelia Schools
Board Member
PN

Paul Neuharth

Iowa Construction Advocate Team/Estes Construction
Vice President
BN

Bea Niblock

Marshalltown Schools, Board President; Marshalltown Business-Education Alliance (MBEA), Board Member
BN

Brett Nitzschke

Lynch Dallas, P.C.
Attorney
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Liz Cox & Debbie Orduna

Executive Director, Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
Board Vice President, West Des Moines Schools
KP

Kristy Pellett

Atlantic Schools
Board Vice President
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Emily Piper

IASB
Lobbyist
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Kevin Powell

IASB, Board Member; Starmont Schools, Board Member
TP

Todd Prichard

Iowa House of Representatives
Iowa State Representative
NP

Nicole Proesch

Legal Counsel
Iowa Department of Education
ER

Emily Reeg

Bellevue Schools
Educator
LR

Lisa Remy

West Des Moines Schools
Superintendent
LR

Lisa Riensche

Jesup Schools
Board President
RR

Rachel Rigdon

Holmes Murphy
Account Executive
BR

Brad Rohwer

Alta-Aurelia Schools
Board Member
LR

Lisa Roth

Bellevue Schools
Educator
GR

Gina Roys

MFL MarMac Schools
Board President
JS

Jon Sampson

Carroll Schools
Board Vice President
DS

Denise Schares

UNI
Ed. Leadership Professor
KS

Kyle Scheidegger

Newell-Fonda Schools
Board President
MS

Molly Schilling

George-Little Rock Schools
Principal
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Siobhan Schneider

IASB
Policy/Legal Services Director
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Patti Schroeder

IASB
Finance Support Director
DS

Dana Schuemann

Norwalk Schools
Board Member
HS

Heather Schulte

Eastern Allamakee Schools
Board President
TJ

Theron J. Schutte

Marshalltown Schools, Superintendent; Marshalltown Business-Education Alliance, Co-Chair
BS

Barb Schwamman

Osage and Riceville
Superintendent
CS

Christopher Seeley

American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF)
Program Director, School & Justice Initiatives
MS

Mark Shea

Prairie Lakes and Northwest AEA
Postsecondary Readiness Lead
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Gary Sinclair

Forecast5 Analytics
Senior Analytics Advisor
RS

Rick Sletten

Osage Schools
Board President
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Shawn Snyder

IASB
Associate Executive Director, Government Relations and School Finance
LS

Laura Sprague

Johnston Schools
Director of Communications
KV

Kathy Van Steenhuyse

Vinton-Shellsburg Schools
Board Member
JS

Julie Stein

Algona Schools
Guidance Counselor
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Deron Stender

Clarinda Schools
Superintendent
RS

Rich Stroner

Webster City Schools, Board Member
Retired Engineer
JS

Joe Stutting

North Scott Schools
Superintendent
TT

Tara Thomas

Waterloo Schools
Director of School & Community Relations
DT

David Tilly

Iowa Department of Education
Deputy Director and Administrator, Division of Learning Results
MT

Mike Timmermans

Vinton-Shellsburg Schools
Board Member
MT

Mike Todd

Ames Schools
Educator
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Shonna Trudo

Van Meter Schools
District Business Manager/Board Secretary
MP

Major Philip Turner

Iowa National Guard
Chief, Education & Incentives Branch / National Guard STEM Liaison
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Mary Jane Vens

IASB
Board Development Consultant
CW

Catherine Welch

University of Iowa and Iowa Testing Programs
Professor of Educational Measurement, and Co-Director
CW

Chad Wellhausen

Community Member
AW

Allison Wright

Norwalk Schools
HR Director
MW

Maribeth Wright

Norwalk Schools
Board Vice President
JW

Jacque Wyant

Marshalltown Schools, Principal; Marshalltown Business-Education Alliance, Board Member
JY

Jodi Yeggy

West Branch Schools
Board Member
CZ

Chad Zmolek

Ames Schools
Educator