Our Team


If you would like to contact any of our staff or learn about specific programs, please feel free to email the above staff at by clicking on their names.

Board of Directors

  • Rich Wiremen, VP Tax, ‎Principal Financial Group, Chair
  • Dennis Zachary, M.D., Family Physician, Vice Chair
  • Michael Lipsman, Ph.D., Economic Consultant, Treasurer
  • Beatriz Mate-Kodjo, Associate Attorney, Newkirk Zwagerman, Secretary
  • Derrick Beechum, District Manager, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Mary Chapman, Ed.D., Retired Provost, DMACC
  • Marlene Doby, Retired Principal, King Elementary
  • Ben Graeber, Principal, North High School
  • Dau Jok, Founder and President, Dut Jok Youth Foundation
  • Heather Jones, Campaign Manager
  • Martha Lebrón-Dykeman, J.D., Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway
  • James S. Marcovis, Owner, G&L Clothing
  • Paul Stageberg, Ph.D., Retired, State of Iowa