Archives for September 2016

IABC Iowa welcomes new Board of Directors for coming year

The Iowa chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) announces its leadership team for the organization’s 2016-2017 fiscal year. The following have been elected for one-year terms:

  • President: Ashley Jared, Iowa Finance Authority
  • President-Elect: Amanda Olerich, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
  • Vice President, Communications: Kevin Shoesmith, Mercer and Wendy Bellus, Nationwide
  • Vice President, Membership: Jessie Zaruba, EMC Insurance Companies
  • Vice President, Professional Development: Mitch Fastenau, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
  • Vice President, Treasury: Beth Mahaffey, Iowa Finance Authority

In addition to elected positions, the following will assist the chapter in non-elected positions:

  • Sara Brown, Director of Professional Development
  • Anne Rierson, Director of Communications 



Visit IABC/Iowa to learn more about this chapter and the larger organization.

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a global network of communication professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. The Iowa chapter connects its members with fellow communicators and helps them advance their careers. For more information, visit iowa.iabc.com.