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


Steve Firman
CEO, Pharmacy Marketing Group & Director Government Relations, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance, Cedar Falls, IA


Jeff Frost
Executive Director of Professional Technical Education – Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, IA


John Frazier
Labor Relations, Frazier Tree Nursery, Vinton, IA


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


Geof Grimes
Waterloo, Iowa


Carolann Jensen
Interim Director, Iowa Finance Authority, Bondurant, IA


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


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


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


Rose Rohr
Jones County Historic Preservation Commission, Anamosa, IA


Emily Staudacher
Lawyer,Des Moines, IA