Leadership

ISCPA is governed by a board of directors consisting of 13 elected officers and directors.

The board of directors provides strategic guidance and monitors changes within the profession.

Emily Heeren

Chair

Emily E. Heeren

Finance Manager
Corteva Agriscience, Johnston

BA, Drake University. Member, Business and Industry Committee. Past chair and member, ISCPA Member and Member Benefits Committee, Business and Industry Task Force. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Waukee YMCA Board of Directors. Past Member, ISCPA Family, and Workplace Issues Committee and Career Awareness Committee.

Kevin Den Adel

Vice Chair

Kevin J. Den Adel

Associate Professor of Instruction
University of Iowa, Iowa City

BA, Central College. Ph.D., University of Iowa. Member, American Accounting Association. Member, Central College Department of Economics, Accounting, and Management Advisory Council. Past member, ISCPA Governmental Auditing & Accounting Committee.

Sarah Beckman

Treasurer

Sarah H. Beckman

Shareholder
CPA Associates PC, Burlington

BA, University of Northern Iowa. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Peer Review Alliance Executive Committee. Treasurer, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Board of directors; past board member, Grow Greater Burlington.

Alison VanOtterloo

Secretary

Alison A. VanOtterloo

Senior Vice President, Commercial & Professional Insurance
Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, Algona

BA & MAcc, University of Northern Iowa. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). Associate in Reinsurance (ARe). Past member, ISCPA Insurance Committee and ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Member, LEAP Committee. Member and Leadership Program Graduate, American Institute of CPAs. Member. Past board member, Algona Rotary Club. Board member, Algona Community School Foundation. Board member, Kossuth County Economic Development. Member, St. Cecilia’s Church Finance Committee. Past Co-Chair, Kossuth County Economic Development Intern Program Advisory Council. 

Marty J. Fredericks

Past Chair

Marty J. Fredericks

Partner
BKD US LLP, West Des Moines

BA, Wartburg College. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, ISCPA Legislative Committee. Past chair, ISCPA Public & Professional Relations Committee. Past member ISCPA Legislation Committee. Member, Iowa College Foundation Board of Governors. Current member and volunteer at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines.

Erik Bonstrom

Director

Erik K. Bonstrom

Senior Partner
LWBJ LLP, West Des Moines

BSBA, Thomas Edison State College. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Past member, ISCPA Legislation Committee, Financial Literacy Committee, Financial Institutions Committee, Membership Committee and CPE Committee. Board member and treasurer, Easter Seals of Iowa. Des Moines Business Record Forty Under 40 Class of 2020. Graduate, West Des Moines Leadership Academy. Member and volunteer, Soteria Des Moines.
Jaclyn Dammier

Director

Jaclyn J. Dammeier

Assurance Partner
RSM US LLP, Des Moines

BA, University of Northern Iowa. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Past chair and member, ISCPA diversity, equity and inclusion working group. Member, RSM US Foundation board of directors.
Kayla Flanders

Director

Kayla M. Flanders

Finance Manager-National Audits
Pella Corporation, Pella

BS, Iowa State University. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA); Institute of Internal Auditors. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Certified in Information Systems Assurance (CISA). Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Business and Industry Committee. Past chair and member, ISCPA Career Awareness Committee. Past member, Financial Literacy Committee.    

Ben Hansen

Director

Benjamin D. Hansen

Member
Gross & Company PLLC, Dunlap

BA, Buena Vista University. Member, ISCPA Financial Institutions Committee. Past member, ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Member, Dunlap Golf Course Board of Directors. Volunteer various area fundraisers and youth athletics.

 

Laura Meier

Director

Laura Meier

Senior VP, Controller
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Des Moines

BSBA and MAcc, Drake University. Member American Institute of CPAs. Past chair and member, ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Past member ISCPA Membership Task force. Member Plymouth Church Foundation Investment Committee.  

Wendy Moran

Director

Wendy J. Moran

Shareholder
McGowen Hurst Clark Smith PC (MHCS), West Des Moines

BA and MAcc, Iowa State University. Member, ISCPA Month of Service Committee. Member, American Institute of CPAs, Iowa State University Alumni Association Audit and Finance Committees, Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity finance committee.
Angela Reed

Director

Angela K. Reed

Partner
Tarbell & Co PLC, West Des Moines

BS, Northwest Missouri State University. Member, American Institute of CPAs, Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, Des Moines Estate Planners Group, Wednesday Tax Forum, Peace Lutheran Church Stewardship Board. Past Chair ISCPA Tax Committee; past member Practice Review Committee. Current Chair Peace Lutheran Church Endowment Board.

   

Angela R. Sanders

Director

Angela R. Sanders

Senior Vice President and Controller
Principal, Des Moines

BBA-Accounting and MA-Accounting from the University of Iowa. Member, American Institute of CPAs and Financial Executives International. Member, Des Moines Symphony Association Board of Trustees. Member, University of Iowa Professional Accounting Council. Volunteer, United Way Book Buddies.

Chris Yuska

Director

Christopher N. Yuska

Partner
EY, Des Moines

 

BA, University of Northern Iowa. President, Faith Formation Council, St. Mary's Church. Past chair and member, ISCPA Insurance Industry Committee. Past member of the United States Tennis Association – Iowa District Tennis League Committee. EY Des Moines people and recruiting leader and past member of the inclusiveness steering and United Way committees.