Central Midwest HERC

The Central Midwest HERC, established in 2017, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities as well as research, medical, and cultural institutions. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. The Central Midwest HERC includes members from Iowa, eastern Nebraska, and western Illinois. The Centerl Midwest HERC governed by an Advisory Board drawn from its member institutions and the University of Iowa (UI) serves as the lead institution.

Contact Central Midwest HERC

Adam Potter
Regional Director

Membership Information 

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Regional Governance

As of July 2017, the Central Midwest HERC Advisory Board included the following member institution representatives: 

  • Allison Carter, Talent and Development Supervisor, Kirkwood Community College
  • Amanda Speese, HR Generalist, Iowa Valley Community College District
  • Angie Chaplin, Faculty Employment Coordinator, Human Resource Services, University of Northern Iowa
  • Audrey Blair, Director of Human Resources, St. Ambrose University
  • Brooke Dykstra, Talent Acquisition Consultant, University Human Resources, Iowa State University (Advisory Board Chair)
  • Carmen N. Sirizzotti, Division Director, Strategic Staffing, Compensation, Records, HRIT, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Jennifer Daly, President & CEO ICR Iowa
  • Deb Sandbulte, Director of Human Resources, Northwestern College
  • Doreen Mingo, Associate Professor and Office of Diversity Services Coordinator, Allen College
  • Garry Klein, Director, Career Coaching, Pomerantz Career Center, The University of Iowa
  • Gary Johnson, Director, Human Resources, Drake University
  • Karen Jennings, Human Resources Administrator, City of Iowa City
  • Kingsley Botchway II, Director of Equity, Recruitment, & Engagement, Iowa City Community School District
  • Kris Bridges, Director of Human Resources, Coe College
  • Mary Greiner, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, Grinnell College (Advisory Board Vice Chair)
  • Mimi Bartley-Nancarrow, Director of Human Resources, Simpson College
  • Missy Winterboer, Human Resources Generalist, Grand View University

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