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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.


Mary Bontrager is the Executive Vice President - Workforce Development/Education for the Greater Des Moines Partnership in Des Moines.



Tammy Bramley is 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 and the Monona County Economic Development Corporation.



Patrick Clemence is Executive Director of Enrollment Services at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids.



John Davis s a retired counselor of 38 years from Southwest Iowa currently providing part-time services at Essex and  South Page High Schools. John also serves as the President of the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors (Iowa ACAC.)


Brent Gage Ph.D. (vice-chair/secretary) is the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.



Kevin Koester is an Iowa State Representative and the Director of Community Education for Ankeny Community Schools.



Pradeep Kotamraju Ph.D. is Bureau Chief, Career and Technical Education for the Division of Community Colleges for the Iowa Department of Education in Des Moines.



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



Anne Parmley is Senior Vice President of Client Services with the School Assessment Business Unit for Pearson in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids.



Tracie Pavon (board chair) is Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, Simpson College, Indianola.



Sara Sedlacek is the Director of Communications and Development at the Crisis Center of Johnson County in Iowa City.





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