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Board of Directors

The Iowa College Access Network board of directors is made up of up to 11 members with experiences in education, nonprofits and diversity relations. Each director is nominated by current ICAN board members and serve a three-year term.


Katy Blatnick-Gagne (Treasurer) is the CTE Curriculum Facilitator at Waukee Community School District in Waukee.




Tammy Bramley is a Monona County Supervisor and retired loan officer and manager of Community Bank in Soldier. Bramley is also a board member of Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation in West Des Moines and the Monona County Economic Development Corporation in Onawa.



Patrick Clemence is Director of Program Management at Stamats Communications in Cedar Rapids.



John Davis (Board Chair) is a retired counselor from Southwest Iowa and President of Tarkio Technology Institute in Tarkio, Missouri.



Kristie Fisher is the Chancellor of the Iowa Valley Community College district in Marshalltown.




Brent Gage Ph.D. is the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.



Bill Gerhard is the past president of the Iowa State Building and Construction Trades Union and is a member of the Laborers Local 43 in Cedar Rapids.




Steve McCullough is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation in West Des Moines.



Anne Parmley is the Director of Community Impact at True North Insurance and Financial Strategies in Cedar Rapids.




Tracie Pavon (Vice Chair/Secretary) is Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management at Simpson College in Indianola.




Jenae SikkinkJenae Sikkink is Senior Vice President of Talent Development for the Greater Des Moines Partnership in Des Moines.



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