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Meet Our Board

Our Mission
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Candice Revita - Ramirez

Associate Director of Development, Corporations and Foundations - 

Des Moines University



Amelia Klatt

Director of Events - Greater Des Moines Des Moines Partnership 


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Emily Parker

Donor Relations and Events Manager - Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity

Membership Co-Chair

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Brooke Westphalen

Regional Philanthropy Officer - American Red Cross

Vice Chair


Geena Staiert

Director of Development - Iowa State University Foundation

Programming Co-Chair


Katie Sylvis

AmeriCorps Program Director - Habitat for Humanity of Iowa

Marketing Co-Chair

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Tristan Carman

Associate Director of Development, John Stoddard Cancer Center

UnityPoint Health -- Des Moines Foundation


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Kyrstin Delagardelle

Program Manager - Iowa Community Action Association

Programming Co-Chair


Blake Willadsen

Marketing &
Communications Manager - DMARC

Marketing Co-Chair

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Kourtney McKinnon

Staff Accountant - MHCS


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Kelly Current

Special Campaigns Coordinator - Blank Park Zoo

Membership Co-Chair

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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