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Leading us in the right directionFrom our Executive Team to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side that are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Leadership

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Executive Team

Katie Orlando
Chief Executive Officer

Jody Hartz
Vice President of Programs

Casey Conry
Special Events Coordinator

Sharon K. Vander Kolk
Executive Assistant

Katie Bouska
Match Support Director & Waterloo School District Volunteer Coordinator

Board of Directors

Chad Swanson, President

Dutton, Braun, Staack & Hellman

Shanisha Jones, Vice-President
Covenant Medical Center

Sherry Sabic, Immediate Past-President
U of I Community Credit Union

Nick Blasberg, Treasurer
Lincoln Savings Bank

Diane Meggers, Secretary
MidWestOne Bank

Nick Blasberg, Treasurer
Lincoln Savings Bank

Emily Borcherding
University of Northern Iowa

Gloria Carr
Floyd County

Janelle Darst
Cedar Falls Community School District 

Robbie Hadaway
UAW Local 838/ Iowa Workforce

Mark Levin
Upper Iowa University

Jessica Love
Kaplan University

Brooke McKinstry


Christy Pospisil
Strategic Imaging (VGM)

Cori Power
Bergan KDV

Bonnie Sadler
NuCara Pharmacy & Home Medical

Callie Youngblut

Professional Office Services

Honorary Board Members:

Denise Hanson
Allen College UnityPoint Health

Abby Turpin

Advisory Boards
Big Brothers Big Sisters is currently seeking Advisory Board Members for Buchanan, Fayette, Floyd & Butler Counties.  Please click here for more information and to be directed to an application. 


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