Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees includes representatives from throughout the region and beyond who provide oversight and management for Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area.

Jim Hoyt, Chair
Board of Directors, ACDI VOCA, Johnston, IA

Glen Keppy, Vice Chair
Retired Farmer, Eldridge, IA

Trish Cook, Treasurer
CBL Farms, Inc., Winthrop, IA

Ray Steffens, Secretary
Farmer, West Union, IA

Carolann Jensen
Chief Programs Officer, Iowa Finance Authority, Bondurant, IA

Michael Naig
Secretary of Agriculture, State of Iowa, Des Moines, IA

Paula Mohr
State Preservation Office of Iowa, Des Moines, IA

Rose Rohr
Jones County Historic Preservation Commission, Anamosa, IA

Beth Hansen
Attorney, Swisher & Cohrt, PLC, Waterloo, IA

Dan Schurr
Farmer, CHS Board of Directors, LeClaire. IA

Jeff Westhoff
Controller, John Deere Engine Works, Cedar Falls, IA

Soo Greiman
Owner, K-Line Farms Inc., Waterloo, IA

Doug Reimer
Farmer, Board of Directors Land O’Lakes, Inc., Guttenberg, IA

Emily Staudacher
Lawyer, Grundy Center, IA