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 by 1 October.

Download the ICEC ExCom nomination form and get submitted by 30 October 2020 at 5:00 p.m.


Name Affiliation Term Expires
Lilly Jensen, Chair Winneshiek County Conservation Board 2020
Anthony Vorwald, Vice Chair Jackson County Conservation 2021
Mary Bulger, Secretary Iowa County Conservation Board 2020
Barb Gigar, Treasurer Iowa Department of Natural Resources 2022
Beth Martin Des Moines Public Schools 2020
Vacant, to be appointed
Dave Conrads
Associate Director, University of Iowa Recreational Services
Outdoor Recreation & Education/Macbride Nature Recreation Area
Louis Beck Retired FFA Advisor, Agriculture Education 2022
Jerry Neppel Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Ex Officio
Craig Edmondson Heartland Area Education Agency; ICEC REAP-CEP Board Representative 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.