Meet Our Team

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Finance and Administration

Email: abbie.covenah@uweci.orgStaff member Abbie Covenah
Phone: 319-398-5372 ext. 827
Favorite volunteer opportunity: Junior League works with teens aging out of the foster care system. Interacting with the teens, making connections with them, and seeing how they thrive is my favorite volunteer activity.
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Phone: 319-398-5372 ext. 820

Staff member Andi MooreEmail:
Phone: 319-398-5372 ext. 814
Favorite volunteer opportunity: Relay for Life, and anything I can help out with at my niece’s school.
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Marketing and Communications

Resource Development

Community Impact

Phone: 319-398-5372 ext. 822
Contact me if: You have any questions about engaging your company or organization in volunteer opportunities, if you are a nonprofit that needs volunteers, or would like to recognize volunteers in Jones, Benton Cedar, Iowa, or Linn Counties.

Phone: 319-398-5372 ext. 837
Contact me if: You would like to know how to put your time and talents to work for a local nonprofit, or you are a nonprofit looking for great volunteers.
Favorite volunteer opportunity: Any that I can do with my kiddos. It’s great to help them see how they can make an impact at the ages of seven and four.
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Meet Our Board and Trustees

Kim Becicka, Kirkwood Community College
Sarika Bhakta, Nikeya Diversity Consulting
Emily Blomme, Foundation 2
Ray Brown, ESCO Group – Vice Chair
Noreen Bush, Cedar Rapids Community School District
Kari Cooling, Holmes Murphy – Board Chair
Andre Dawson, Unishippers
Patrick Deignan, Deignan Consulting
Mayuri Farlinger, Alliant Energy
Brian Frese, United Fire Group
Deb Gertsen, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust – Treasurer
Teri Gibson, TrueNorth Companies – Secretary
Britni Gookin, Crystal Group
Patrick Jackson, The Church on Northland
Dennis Jordan, M.A. Mortenson Company
Nancy Hill-Davis, Mercy Medical Center
Jessica Horaney, Collins Aerospace
Eric Martin, Transamerica
Kelley Marchbanks, Advancement Resources
Linda Mattes, Alliant Energy – Former Chair
Paul Morf, Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman, PLC
Nick Nielsen, GreatAmerica Financial Services
Michelle Niermann, UnityPoint Health
Whitney Pino, Van Meter
Dan Pulis, Cargill
Diana Rodriguez, Alliant Energy
Troy Sauter, Hawkeye Area Labor Council AFL-CIO
Charlie Schimberg, Schimberg
Dave Schreck, Collins Aerospace
Mindy Sorg, OPN Architects
Melissa Winters, Green State Credit Union

Jon Bancks, Morgan Stanely
Tim Charles, Mercy Medical Center
Terri Christoffersen, Community Volunteer
Kari Cooling, Holmes Murphy – Board Chair
Loren Coppock, TrueNorth Companies
John Dorfler, Wells Fargo
Kathy Eno, Community Volunteer
Rex Eno, Community Volunteer
Jack Evans, The Hall-Perrine Foundation
Jim Haddad, Haddad Consulting Services
Brad Hart, City of Cedar Rapids
Larry Helling, Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust
Jared Hills, Divine Engineering
Jim Hoffman, Community Volunteer
Phil Jasper, Collins Aerospace
Dick Johnson, Community Volunteer
Frank Kintzle, Principal Financial
Barbara Knapp, Community Volunteer
James Klein, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
Kevin Knutson, Holmes Murphy & Associates, LLC
Chris Lindell, Community Volunteer
Ann Lipsky, Cedar River Finance
Susan McDermott, Community Volunteer
Greg Neumeyer, Community Volunteer
Ron Olson, Community Volunteer
Rue Patel, Community Volunteer
Mary Quass, NRG Media LLC
Kyle Skogman, Skogman Companies
John Smith, CRST International
Gary Streit, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll
John Wasta, Tallgrass Business Resource

Bob Allsop, Community Volunteer
Lee Clancey, Community Volunteer
Sandy Cobb, Community Volunteer
Steve Dummermuth Sr., IGD Industries, Inc.
Joe Hladky, The Gazette Company
Nancy Kasparek, Community Volunteer
Robert Kucharski, Community Volunteer
David Miller, Community Volunteer
Iris Muchmore, The Hall-Perrine Foundation
Chuck Peters, Community Volunteer
John Rife, McIntyre Foundation
Mick Starcevich, Community Volunteer
Dan Thies, OPN Architects, Inc.

In Memoriam

Jack Cosgrove, Community Volunteer
Joe Schimberg, Schimberg Company

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