Bryan has 10+ years of Human Resources experience in the Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare and Small & Medium Sized Business Solutions industries representing and specializing in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, and Training/Learning & Organizational Development. Bryan is a passionate business partner who thrives off of delivering consultative business solutions and full life cycle Human Resources strategies. Bryan prides himself on staying actively engaged within our community. He's an Adjunct Instru ctor at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) teaching HR Management, Job Readiness: Resume & Interviewing Skills, and Insurance 101 courses. An avid Tigers fan, Bryan’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts: Psychology in Communications from Louisiana State University – Geaux Tigers! - And a Masters of Arts: Teaching & Learning – Human Resources Development from Ashford University.
President-Elect - Brooke Jeffus (Click here to email)
Erin is a Learning and Performance Specialist with Nationwide Insurance. She has worked for Nationwide since 2005 and has spent over 10 years in a training role while at Nationwide. Erin graduated in 2004 from Iowa State University with an undergrad degree of Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Erin is a creative, self-motivated learning and performance professional with strong skills in: facilitation, curriculum design, computer based training development, and assessment writing. She has the ability to bring innovative ideas to help increase transfer of learning from the training room to the job, as well as build connections between departments. In her spare time Erin likes to spend time with her husband, Brent, spoiling her nieces and nephews, refurbishing furniture, interior decorating, cooking, and crafting. She can also be found outside of work spending quality time with her family, traveling, and cheering on the Cyclones.
VP Community Relations- Carol Kristensen - (Click here to email)
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VP Operations - Brian Mayer - (Click here to email)
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Brian is the Senior Training Generalist for Kemin Industries. He has worked for Kemin since December 2011, but he has been in L&D for 20 years, having worked in the private and public sectors. Brian received his Master's Degree from Drake University in Adult Learning & Organizational Performance with focuses in leadership and training. Brian graduated with his undergrad from Iowa State University in political science. Brian's current projects take him around the world , focusing on Kemin's philosophy of servant leadership as well as Kemin's strategic sales leadership program. Kemin also loans Brian out the the United Nations World Food Programme each year to facilitate a three-day summit meeting on food quality and safety and supply line management. In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristina, and his two boys, Cameron and Calvin.
VP Electronic Media - Sarah Onnen - (Click here to email)
Sarah has extensive experience in talent development which includes roles in training, curriculum design, and learning solution development. She has been making a daily impact within the Nationwide Insurance family since 2006 where she is currently working as a Learning and Performance Consultant in agribusiness, designing online training for underwriting staff. She says the best part of her job is the opportunity to teach so many different associates the skills that will be vital in their professional journey, whether it is in person or online. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with husband, Corey, and children, Oliver and Lucy. She is a graduate of Grand View University and holds a Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources. Sarah is a fan of rock and roll, enjoys going to concerts, and loves to travel.
In this document you will find the following information on the following topics:
- Purpose Statement
- Board of Directors
- Committee Guidelines
- Operational Guidelines
The bylaws were revised in June 2015. The previous revisions were made in June 2014.
For the full text of the bylaws, click here.