Central Iowa Workforce Development Board and
Region 11 CEO Board

The Central Iowa Workforce Development Board (CIWDB) and Region 11 CEO Board have strategy and oversight responsibility for the workforce development system in the eight central Iowa counties of Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Polk, Story, and Warren.

Mission

To build a quality workforce for today and tomorrow.

Central Iowa Workforce Development Board Members

Business
Pat Brown Pat Brown
Pat Brown State Farm Agency
515-233-1295
Email

7/22/14-5/30/18
Stacy Sime Stacy Sime
LifeServe Blood Center
515-309-4850
Email

5/21/13-6/30/16
Don Fisher Don Fisher
Product Development Partners, LLC
641-791-7217
Email

5/21/13 - 6/30/18
Paul Smith Paul Smith
The Waldinger Corporation
515-291-0186
Email

7/22/14 - 6/30/18
Carrie Thiesen Carrie Theisen
Wells Fargo Bank
515-245-3302
Email

8/23/10-6/30/18
Jeffrey Vroman Jeffrey Vroman
The Vroman Group, LLC
515-278-4531
Email

2/7/13 - 6/30/16
Jim Mueller
Storey Kenworthy Corporation
515-558-6020
Email


9/25/15-6/30/18
CBO
Elisabeth Buck Elisabeth Buck
United Way of
Central Iowa
515-246-6549
Email

8/23/10-6/30/18
   
Community College
Robert Denson Robert Denson
Des Moines Area Community College
515-964-6638
Email

8/23/10-6/30/18
   
Economic Development
Mary Bontrager Mary Bontrager
Greater Des Moines Partnership
515-286-4957
Email

8/23/10-6/30/18
Luke Nelson Luke Nelson
City of Boone
515-432-4211 Ext. 103
Email

7/1/14-6/30/16
K-12
Craig Boylan Craig Boylan
Ames Community Schools
515-817-0600
Email

7/1/14-6/30/18
   
Labor
Paula Martinez Paula Martinez
3013 AFSCME
Email

5/21/13-6/30/16
 
Partners
Rosie Thierer Rosie Thierer
Iowa Department for the Blind
515-281-1308
Email

12/3/13 - 6/30/18
   
City Elected Official
Tony Timm
Windsor Heights City Council
Email

9/1/15-6/30/16
   
County Elected Official
Robert Brownell Robert Brownell
Polk County
515-286-2228
Email

2/7/13 - 6/30/16
   

Region 11 CEO Board Members

(organized by county)

  • Boone – Chet Hollingshead
  • Jasper – Denny Stevenson
  • Marion – Craig Agan
  • Polk – Robert Brownell
  • Story – Rick Sanders