Meet Our Board

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Clara Bergan

Director of Advancement - Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity 


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Laura Bennett

Regional Director - Proteus, Inc. 

Membership Co-Chair

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Katie Sylvis

AmeriCorps Program Director - Habitat for Humanity of Iowa

Marketing Co-Chair


Amelia Klatt

Greater Des Moines Des Moines Partnership

Vice Chair

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Mary Ready

Director of Programs - Iowa Community Action Association

Programming Co-Chair


Moriah Morgan

Financial Stability Initiatives Coordinator - United Way Story County

Marketing Co-Chair

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Meghan Smith

Volunteer Coordinator - Lutheran Services of Iowa



Sara Carmichael

Executive Director - Iowa River Revival

Membership Co-Chair

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Marissa Hunter

Senior Auditor - McGowen, Hurst, Clark, and Smith


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Sidney Pezley

Project Manger - Greater Des Moines Partnership

Member At Large

Through its national network, YNPN works to advocate for a sector that is more sustainable and effective in its talent recruitment, retention, and development practices. YNPN is building a network of leaders around the country who can design, advocate for, and lead this more sustainable and effective nonprofit sector."

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