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Leadership

Executive Director
Marsha Ternus, J.D. (Biography)

Associate Director for Citizen Engagement 
Rachel Paine Caufield, Ph.D. (Biography)

Director of Operations and Public Policy
Estelle Montgomery, M.P.A.

Assistant Director of Programing and External Relations 
Amy Beller

National Advisory Council

Charles E. Cook, Jr.
Editor and Publisher, The Cook Political Report
Political Analyst for The National Journal

Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D.
President, Des Moines University

Michael G. Gartner
Principal Owner, Iowa Cubs;
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Ruth R. Harkin
Former Senior Vice President, United Technologies Corporation;
Member, Iowa Board of Regents

David Maxwell, Ph.D.
President Emeritus, Drake University

Rachael R. McLean, Ph.D.
Ruan Companies

Sally J. Pederson
Former Lieutenant Governor of Iowa

Stephen W. Roberts, J.D.
Of Counsel, Davis Brown L.L.P.;
Former Iowa Republican State Chairman

Nancy Shor
Senior Policy Advisor, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives

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