2015-16 Dean’s Advisory Council


Julie Rodger Rosin
B.S. Home Economics Education, 1978, 1981
Des Moines, IA 
Retired Administrator, Central Campus, Des Moines Public Schools


Carol L. Anderson
Ph.D. Home Economics Education, 1965, 1969, 1976 
Cobb, Wisconsin
President, LORAC Consulting, LLC


Amy Brooks
French, Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management, 1993, 1995 
Palatine, Illinois
Recruitment Manager/Talent Acquisition Group, Sodexo


Julie H. Craven
B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics, 1977 
Austin, Minnesota
Retired Vice President Corporate Communications, Hormel Food Corporation


Sandra Dop
Des Moines, Iowa
Consultant for 21st Century Skills
and Schools, Iowa Department of Education


Jean (Ulrichson) Duffy 
Family Resource Management and Consumer Sciences, 1987
Des Moines, Iowa
Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, CAPTRUST


Carrie Feeney
B.S. Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management, 1999 
Westminster, Colorado
University Relations Manager, Marriott International


Chris Feil
B.S. Health and Human Performance, 2005
Ames, Iowa
Chiropractor, Team Chiropractic and Rehabilitation of Ames

Gloria Gray
Sociology, 1969
Des Moines, Iowa
Retired Executive Director, Children and Families of Iowa


Juan R. Guardia
Ph.D. Educational Leadership/Higher Education Administration, 2006 
Miami, Florida


Sharon Haselhoff
Political Science, 1998
Larchwood, Iowa
General Manager, Grand Falls Casino and Golf Resort


Juli Hermanson
B.S. Dietetics, 1995 
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
President, Nutrensity, LLC


Heidi Kaisand
B.S. Food and Nutrition, 1990
Conrad, Iowa
Owner, Hens and Chicks Studio


Steve King
Textiles and Clothing, 1993
Ankeny, Iowa
Senior Vice President of Operations, Tailgate Clothing Co.


Mark Leslie
1985 Management
Hartland, Wisconsin
Vice President, Divisional Planning Manager-Men’s Sportswear, Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. 


Monica Lursen
B.S. Dietetics, 1972 
Clarksville, Iowa
Executive Director, Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Brad Paul 
Elementary Education, 2006  
Des Moines, Iowa  
Dean, King Elementary


Julie Pedigo
General Studies in Family and Consumer Sciences, 1984
Des Moines, Iowa
Manager Family and Child Services, Blank Children’s Hospital


Linda Schakel
Education, 1970  
Washington D.C.  
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP


Raneen Schulte
Exercise and Sport Science, 1999 
Waukee, Iowa
Physician Assistant, Iowa Clinic


Suzan Shierholz
B.S. Child Development, 1967 
Ames, Iowa
Retired Volunteer Executive Director, Story County Community Foundation


Kristie Sigler
B.S. Consumer Food Science, 1995
Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Vice President and Partner, Fleishman Hillard


Tyler Weig
Community Health Education, 2005
Des Moines, Iowa
Executive Director, YMCA



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Mark Leslie
1985 Management
Hartland, Wisconsin
Vice President, Divisional Planning Manager-Men’s Sportswear, Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. 
Brian Lutter
Health and Human Performance, 2005
Teacher, Johnston Community Schools
Scott Piehl
B.S. Physical Education – Athletic Training, 1992 
Plainfield, Illinois
Facility Manager, Athletico Physical Therapy
Chuck Seaman 
West Des Moines, IA 
Vice President, Compliance and Food Protection, Hy-Vee Inc.
Matt Thompson
2010 Education
Ottumwa, Iowa
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness, Indian Hills Community College