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The Alzheimer’s Association Iowa Chapter Board of Directors provides leadership to fulfill the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association by partnering with staff in building relationships with key organizational stakeholders to enhance concern and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease, drive revenue generation, advance advocacy initiatives, accelerate research efforts, and provide care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.


Board Chair 
Bridgette Uhlemann - Des Moines
Corporate Counsel, Director of Legal and Compliance 
Life Care Services

Board Chair Elect
Amanda Pins, RN, BSN - Cedar Rapids
Director of Health & Wellness
Keystones of Cedar Rapids

Past Chair
Richard Dedor - Urbandale 
Marketing Communications Director
Green State Credit Union

Randy Bergman - Des Moines
Vice President, Senior Operations Officer, 
Bankers Trust

Edith Crawford - Des Moines 

Cory Garrison - West Des Moines
Corporate Recruiter
Hubbell Realty Company

Cari Gregg - Des Moines 
Vice President, Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo Bank

Tyffany Jackson
Director of Assisted Living
Luther Park Community

Meredith Jinks - West Des Moines
6585 Consulting

Scott Maiers - Coralville
Community Relations Director
Solon Retirement Village

Annette Martinez - Davenport
Executive Director
Senior Star at Elmore Place

Paula O'Rourke - Cedar Rapids 
Linn Area Credit Union 

Tina Potthoff
Senior VP, Communications

Christy Smith - Waukee
VP of People and Culture, Navigate Wellbeing Solutions

Dr. Juliana Souza-Talarico
Associate Professor
University of Iowa College of Nursing

Peter Theisen
E-Commerce Manager
Theisen’s Home Farm Auto

Susan Unger - Sioux City

Gary Wicklund - Coralville
Capricorn Research