Staff Leadership

Board of Directors

Debra Houghtaling

President & CEO

Lisa Swanson

Site Manager, Country Life Center

Jeff Fairchild

Farm Programs Manager

Ann Taylor

Vice-President, Marketing & Development

Katie Porter

Food Programs Manager/Chef at the Wallace House

Caroline Schoonover

Site/Programs Manager, Wallace House

Hans B. Walsh

Food Programs Manager/Chef at the Country Life Center

Chair: Brian Zachary, Create Creston (2021)

Vice Chair: Jeff Wallace, South Coast Literacy Project (2023)

Secretary: Aubrey Alvarez, Eat Greater Des Moines (2022)

Treasurer: Christine Augustine, Canterbury Enterprises (2022)

Jane Hatfield Anchustegui, retired middle school teacher (2020)

Rachel Binning, Corteva Agriscience (2022)

Sarah Bunch, Granular Ag (2023)

Nicholas Devereux, Wings Aviation (2023)

Christine Halbrook, Legacy Bridge (2021)

Jay Howe, Olesen Law firm, retired (2023)

Amara Huffine, Madison County Chamber of Commerce (2022)

Marion James, James Law Office (2021)

Barb Kalbach, Madison Co. Hospital, retired (2021)

Greg Padget, Practical Farmers of Iowa (2022)

Michelle Wilson, Southwest Iowa Workforce Development (2023)