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Marsha Ternus, J.D.
Executive Director

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

Amy Beller
Assistant Director of Programing and External Relations 

National Advisory Council

Marsha Ternus, J.D. (Chair)
Former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice;
Former Executive Director of the Harkin Institute

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;
Past Member, Iowa Board of Regents

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

Rachel 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