Executive Director, effective August 1, 2016
Estelle Montgomery, M.P.A.
Director of Operations and Public Policy
Assistant Director of Programing and External Relations
Marsha Ternus, J.D. (Chair)
Former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice
Inaugural Executive Director, the Harkin Institute
Charles E. Cook, Jr.
Editor and Publisher, The Cook Political Report
Columnist, National Journal
Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D.
President, Des Moines University
Michael G. Gartner
Principal Owner, Iowa Cubs
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
Former President, NBC News
Ruth R. Harkin
Former Senior Vice President, United Technologies Corporation;
Past Member, Iowa Board of Regents
Rachel R. McLean, Ph.D.
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
Senior Policy Advisor, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives