Staff Leadership

Board of Directors

Debra Houghtaling

President & CEO

Lisa Swanson

Wallace Farm Site/Gift Shop Manager

Kevin Fisher

Garden Production Manager

Ann Taylor

Vice-President, Marketing & Development

Katie Porter

Wallace House Chef/Food Programs Manager

Caroline Schoonover

Wallace House Site/Programs Manager

Hans B. Walsh

Wallace Farm Chef/Food Programs Manager

Chair: Jeff Wallace, retired English & creative writing teacher (2023)

Vice Chair: Rachel Binning, Corteva Agriscience (2022)

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

Treasurer: Christine Augustine, Canterbury Enterprises (2022)

Jane Hatfield Anchustegui, retired middle school teacher (2023)

Sarah Bunch, Granular Ag (2023)

Nicholas Devereux, Wings Aviation (2023)

Jay Howe, Olesen Law firm, retired (2023)

Jim Hoyt, GROWMARK, Inc., retired (2024)

Amara Huffine, Madison County Chamber of Commerce (2022)

Marion James, James Law Office (2024)

Barb Kalbach, Madison Co. Hospital, retired (2024)

David Wallace Murray, American Clean Power Association (2024)

Greg Padget, Practical Farmers of Iowa (2022)

Michelle Wilson, Southwest Iowa Workforce Development (2024)