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

Adult Education
Hollie Coon Hollie Coon
Des Moines Area Community College
515-287-8701
Email
8/25/16-6/30/20
   
Business
Pat Brown Pat Brown
Pat Brown State Farm Agency
515-233-1295
Email
7/22/14-6/30/18
  Ben Bruns
The Weitz Company
515-246-4721
Email


8/25/16-6/30/20
Don Fisher Don Fisher
Product Development Partners, LLC
641-791-7217
Email
5/21/13 - 6/30/18
Amy Landas Amy Landas
U.S. Bank
515-697-7714
Email

11/10/16-6/30/20
Jim Mueller
Storey Kenworthy Corporation
515-558-6020
Email

9/25/15-6/30/18
Stacy Sime Stacy Sime
LifeServe Blood Center
515-309-4850
Email

5/21/13-6/30/20
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

2/7/13-6/30/20
  T Waldmann-Williams
TWW Consulting, LLC
641-828-6407
Email

11/1016-6/30/20
CBO
Elisabeth Buck Elisabeth Buck
United Way of
Central Iowa
515-246-6549
Email
8/23/10-6/30/18
   
City Elected Official
Tony Timm
Windsor Heights City Council
Email

9/1/15-6/30/20
   
Community College
Robert Denson Robert Denson
Des Moines Area Community College
515-964-6638
Email
8/23/10-6/30/18
   
County Elected Official
Craig Again Craig Agan
Marion County Board of Supervisor
641-828-2231
Email
9/21/16-6/30/20
   
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 Norwalk
515-981-0228 Ext. 2254
Email

7/1/14-6/30/20
Employer Servcies
Jennifer Reha Jennifer Reha
Iowa Workforce Development
515-725-3605
Email
8/25/16-6/30/20
   
K-12
Craig Boylan Craig Boylan
Ames Community Schools
515-817-0600
Email

7/1/14-6/30/18
   
Labor
  Tom Hayes
LiUNA Local 177
515-265-6131
Email

8/25/16-6/30/20
Paula Martinez Paula Martinez
3013 AFSCME
Email

5/21/13-6/30/20
Partners
  Leslie McCarthy
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
515-281-8917
Email
8/25/16-6/30/18
Rosie Thierer Rosie Thierer
Iowa Department for the Aging
515-281-1308
Email
12/3/13 - 6/30/18
Registered Apprenticeship
  Pat Wells
IBEW Local Union 347
515-243-1924
Email

8/25/16-6/30/18
   

Region 11 CEO Board Members

(organized by county)

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