The Iowa Association for the Education of Young children is governed by a 21 member board.

2019-2020 Board Membership

Position Name
President Mary Lukas
President-Elect Miranda Niemi
Vice President Dennis Wandera
Treasurer/Finance Chair Brian Kingrey
Secretary Brandy Smith
High Performing Inclusive Organization (HPIO) Chair Donna Kennebeck
Early Childhood Workforce Advisory Committee Chair Tracy Ehlert
Family Engagement Chair Crystal Abbe
Membership Recruitment and Support Chair Catherine Bergman
Public Policy Chair Leslie Stonehocker
East Central Chapter Representative Sara Schwerin
Green Valley Chapter Representative Joy Brown
Mid-Iowa Chapter Representative Rebecca Ausman
Mississippi Rock Chapter Representative TBD
North Central Chapter Representative Catherine Bergman
Northeast Chapter Representative Rachel Williams
North Iowa Chapter Representative Dianne Casto
Prairie Rivers Chapter Representative Allison Pattee
Rolling Prairie Chapter Representative Vickie Parker
Siouxland Chapter Representative TBD
Southeast Chapter Representative Gladys Movall
Southwest Chapter Representative Mike Stiehl
West Central Chapter Representative Angela Lensch
Western Plains Chapter Representative Kristy Liechti

 

2019-2020 Board Meetings/Events

2019  
October 11
Executive Committee Meeting: Officers and Executive Director
October 14 Governing Board RSVPs and Report Forms DUE
October 26 Governing Board Meeting
   
2020  
January 4 Executive Committee
January 13 Governing Board RSVPs and Report Forms DUE
January 25 Governing Board Meeting
   
Apri 4 Executive Committee Meeting: Officers and Executive Director
April 13 Governing Board RSVPs and Report Forms DUE
April 25 Governing Board Meeting
   
July 10 Executive Committee Meeting: Officers and Executive Director
July 13 Governing Board RSVPs and Report Forms DUE
July 24-25 Governing Board Retreat
   
October 2 Annual Iowa AEYC Membership Meeting
October 10 Executive Committee Meeting: Officers and Executive Director (tentative)
October 12 Governing Board RSVPs and Report Forms DUE (tentative)
October 24 Governing Board Meeting (tentative)

Important Links:

Iowa AEYC Strategic Plan 2022

NAEYC'S Statement of Commitment as a High-Performing, Inclusive Organization

NAEYC Guidance for the Affiliate/Chapter Relationship

NAEYC/IAAEYC Charter Agreement