Board of Directors

Friends of Iowa Civil Rights is now accepting applications for new Board Members. We are looking for applicants that can meet the following expectations:

  • Responsible for leading the Board in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • Serves as the signing officer on behalf of the organization, may share this responsibility with the Executive Director. In special circumstances, may delegate signing authority to another Board of Director.
  • Works in partnership with the Executive Director to make sure board resolutions are carried out.
  • Jointly with Executive Director, ensures adherence to by-laws and articles of incorporation.
  • Acts as a primary spokesperson for the organization.
  • Periodically consults with board members on their roles and helps them assess their performance.
  • Oversees board and executive committee meetings.
  • Develops meeting agenda and provides the agenda and the prior meeting’s minutes to the Board 3-5 business days prior to scheduled meetings.
  • Attends all board meetings.
  • Calls special meetings if necessary.
  • Assists Executive Director in conducting board member orientation.
  • Works with the executive committee to recruit new board members.
  • Oversees searches for a new Executive Director.
Click here to complete your application.


Current Board of Directors

Bock, Kandis Meredith Corporation
Garrison, Evelyn CommonBond
Gonzalez, Jennifer The Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Jenkins, Robin State of Iowa – DAS/HRE
Kinard, Liat Casey’s
May, David Iowa DOT
McAndrew, Shelby Wells Fargo
Winter, Kris M2K Marketing Group