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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
Richard Dedor - Urbandale 
Marketing Manager, Community Choice Credit Union

Suzanne Behnke - Urbandale
Executive Director, Editor,
Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism - IowaWatch

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

Tim Bianchi - Urbandale 
Avail Professional Services

Edith Crawford - Des Moines 

Jim Feauto - Carroll
Regency Park of Carroll

Cory Garrison - West Des Moines
Corporate Recruiter
Hubbell Realty Company

Jennifer Goode - West Des Moines
Assistant Director, Retail Initiatives
Hy-Vee, Inc.

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

Scott Maiers - Coralville
Sales Counselor
Grand Living at Bridgewater

Reed McManigal - Waukee 
Account Executive
Holmes Murphy

Adam O’Rourke - Cedar Rapids
Account Manager / Systems Designer
CISSP Midwest Computer

Paula O'Rourke - Cedar Rapids 
SVP Strategic Planning/Operations/Finance
Linn Area Credit Union

Deborah Petersen - Council Bluffs 
Petersen Law

Amanda Pins, RN, BSN - Cedar Rapids
Mercy Memory Disorders Clinic Telemonitoring Coordinator
Mercy Medical Center 

David Storey - Swisher
Rainbow Enterprises Principal  

Marc Strohschein - Davenport
Executive Director
Senior Star at Elmore Place

Dr. Niyati Sharma - Hiawatha 
Medical Director Unity Point Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center Hospitalist
Unity Point Health - St. Lukes

Susan Unger - Sioux City
Foundation President
Unity Point Health - St. Luke’s 

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

Melissa Uzzell - Moline, IL 
Vice President, Wealth Management Officer
First Midwest Bank

Gary Wicklund - Coralville
Capricorn Research