Executive Committee

The Iowa Conservation Education Coalition Executive Committee (ExCom) is comprised of seven to 13 individuals, each serving 3-year terms.

Members work together and lead ICEC toward achieving its mission to provide ways for Iowa’s environmental educators to learn, build relationships, and creatively collaborate.

Learn more about joining our Executive Committee. An annual call for nominations is posted around the beginning of September.


Name Position and Affiliation Term Expires
Lilly Jensen, Co-Chair Education and Outreach Coordinator, Winneshiek County Conservation Board 2023
Anthony Vorwald, Co-Chair Naturalist, Jackson County Conservation 2021
Louis Beck, Sec’y Farmer, Retired FFA Advisor, Agriculture Education 2022
Barb Gigar, Treasurer Iowa Department of Natural Resources 2022
Dave Conrads Director, UI Wild, University of Iowa College of Education 2021
Tiffany Morgan Instructional Media Designer, Iowa PBS 2023
Ted Neal Clinical Professor Science Education, University of Iowa College of Education 2023
Kelly Schott Environmental Branch – Coordinator, Meskwaki Natural Resource Department 2023
Craig Edmondson Science Consultant, Heartland Area Education Agency; ICEC REAP-CEP Board Representative Ex Officio
Jerry Neppel Environmental Specialist Senior, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Ex Officio


ExCom Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes are posted once approved.

For minutes of meetings prior to 2019, email us at exec@iowaee.org.

Annual Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes are posted once approved.