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Board of Directors

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is managed by a 13-person Board, comprised of stormwater professionals from member cities and universities in Iowa. These directors, and other volunteers from members, serve on several volunteer committees for directing staff on educational resources, marketing, membership, and training.

Executive Committee

  • Chair: Justin D’Souza
  • Chair Officio: Unfilled
  • Vice Chair: Maria Perez
  • Treasurer: Ryan Schlabaugh
  • Secretary: Wayne Castle

Board of Directors

  1. Matt Greiner (term expires 12/1/2022)
  2. Tracy Peterson (term expires 12/1/2023)
  3. Karen Oppelt (term expires 12/1/2023)
  4. Steve Cooper (term expires 12/1/2024)
  5. Wayne Castle (term expires 12/1/2024)
  6. Darice Baxter (term expires 12/1/2022)
  7. Kim Woltman (term expires 12/1/2022)
  8. Justin D’Souza (term expires 12/1/2022)
  9. Maria Perez (term expires 12/1/2023)
  10. Chad Arp (term expires 1/1/2023)
  11. Ryan Schlabaugh (term expires 12/1/2023)
  12. Roger Benz (term expires 12/1/2024)
  13. Peter DeKock (term expires 12/1/2024)

Marketing Committee

Committee Members: Darice Baxter

Responsibilities: Provide input on the marketing plan for ISWEP membership and provide input and direction on development of marketing resources.

Membership Committee

Committee Members: Wayne Castle-Chair, Tracy Peterson, Matt Greiner

Responsibilities: Review and evaluate membership fee structure and benefits; determine if there should be new membership benefits at different levels.

Resource Development Committee

Committee Members: Karen Oppelt-Chair, Paul Miller, Isaac Swaboda, Cassie Druhl, Brody Bushkol, Jennifer Welch, John Swanson

Responsibilities: Provide input on annual toolbox resources and review content of select ISWEP materials.

Training Committee

Committee Members: Steve Cooper-Chair, Chad Arp, Maria Perez, Amy Kay, Darice Baxter, Paul Miller, Amy Bouska, Jade Flansburg, Jenny Corkrean, Monica Smith, Sarah Kempen

Responsibilities: Provide suggestions on new training programs and updates to existing programs; assist with review of PPTs and may provide content as well.

Awards Committee

Committee Members: Pat Sauer, Matt Greiner, and Amy Kay

Responsibilities: Request and accept nominations for Iowa Water Conference and ISWEP annual awards.

ISWMM Technical Committee

Committee Members: Pat Sauer, members needed

Responsibilities: Attend meetings, provide comments on the review of new or updates to design guidelines and specifications in the Iowa Stormwater Management Manual.