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L to R: Beth Strike, past president; Stephanie Brownlee, secretary; Amanda Lewis, current president; Jennifer Woodley, awards chair; Tammy Votava, vice president and conference chair; Mike Cyze, treasurer; Jennifer Hartgers, membership chair (not pictured)

The purpose of the ISPRA board is to serve as the policy-making body of ISPRA, establish goals the chapter is to pursue, and conduct all chapter business.

Our Board hails from districts and agencies large and small from different areas of the state.

Chapter Officers


Amanda LewisCommunications Officer
Des Moines Public Schools
2100 Fleur Drive; Des Moines, IA 50321

Vice President

Tammy VotavaAssociate Executive Director, Communications & Events
Iowa Association of School Boards
6000 Grand Avenue; Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 247-7040


Stephanie Brownlee Director of Communications
Ottumwa Community School District
112 N. Van Buren, Ottumwa, IA 52501 


Michael CyzeDirector of School and Community Relations
Dubuque Community School District
2300 Chaney Road; Dubuque, IA 52601
(563) 552-3020

Awards Chair

Jen WoodleyPublic Relations Coordinator
Great Prairie AEA
2814 N. Court Road Ottumwa, IA 52501

Membership Chair

Jessica HartgersCommunications Specialist
Bondurant-Farrar Community School District
(515) 967-7819

Past President

Beth Strike, APRDirector of Creative Services & Communication
Central Rivers Area Education Agency
1521 Technology Parkway; Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 273-8222