IOA Committees

The Iowa Optometric Association has a number of committees focused around specific topics that affect optometrists. Committee members volunteer to donate their time and effort toward improving various aspects of our industry.

Third Party Center (TPC)

Chair
Scott Bowker

CAC
Kelly Norland

Members
Jill Gonder

Trustee
Molly Walker

Government Relations

Co-Chairs
Jeff Anderson
Steve Brownmiller

Members
Mark Hansen
Ethan Huisman
Jeff Manternach
Mark Mentzer
Jay Petersma
Mike Portz
Paul Schroeder
Steve Sloan

Trustees
Jason Maasdam
Keith Schrunk

Staff
Gary Ellis

Education

Co-Chairs
Chad Klein
Jayme Wilhelm

Members
Pauline Bland
Kimberly Cruise
Matt Donner - Congress
Patrick Fleming - Hawkeye
Jill Gonder
Christopher Olson
Ryan Reedy - Summer CE
Kris Rhoads
Dennis Schlader
James Schroder
Larry Van Daalen
Dawn Webb

Trustees
Ben Uhl

Staff
Gary Ellis

Membership & Communications

Co-Chairs
Megan Hangartner
Trichelle Jackson

Members
Jill Gonder
Scott Ihrke
Melissa Kyler
Stephanie Sloan
John Thomsen
Linda Thomsen
Amanda Wood
Jarod Wood

Trustee
Melissa Billings

Staff
Gary Ellis