Governance

Iowa Lakes Community College is governed by a seven-member board of trustees elected to four-year terms by voters in the district of merged Area III.

The Iowa Lakes Board of Trustees meets the third Tuesday of every month at 4:30 pm at the Iowa Lakes Community College Administrative offices.  

Iowa Lakes Community College
Administrative Offices
19 South 7th Street
Estherville, Iowa 51334 

Note: The Board of Trustee meeting location varies from month-to-month, and changes in meeting location will be posted.  

Iowa Lakes Board of Trustees

Janice Lund
Janice Lund
President District 2
Estherville
Pat Kibbie
Pat Kibbie
Vice-President District 6
Emmetsburg
Curt Petersen
Curt Petersen
Trustee District 3
Spirit Lake
Jane Nolan Goeken
Jane Nolan Goeken
Trustee District 4
Spencer
Bob Jennings
Bob Jennings
Trustee District 7
Algona
Todd Johnson
Todd Johnson
Trustee District 5
Milford
Arden Kinnander
Arden Kinnander
Trustee District 1
Armstrong

Leadership at Iowa Lakes 

The President's Cabinet and the Supervisory team manage the college district's daily operations with input from numerous college committees and councils. 

President's Cabinet

Beth Elman
Beth Elman
Executive Director of Marketing
712-362-7947 | belman@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Delaine Hiney
Delaine Hiney
Executive Director of Facilities Management
712-362-0428 Ext: 4428 | dhiney@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Erin Latona
Erin Latona
Executive Dean of the Estherville Campus
712-362-7913 | elatona@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Robert A. Leifeld
Robert A. Leifeld
Vice President of Administration
712-362-0439 Ext: 4439 | rleifeld@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Dr. Daniel Lutat
Dr. Daniel Lutat
Executive Director of Foundation & Governmental Affairs
712-362-0491 Ext: 4491 | dlutat@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Kathy Muller
Kathy Muller
Executive Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, Title IX Officer, Equity Coord.
712-362-0433 Ext: 4433 | kmuller@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Kyle Norris
Kyle Norris
Executive Dean of the Emmetsburg Campus
712-852-5244 | knorris@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Jolene Rogers
Jolene Rogers
Executive Director of Community & Business Relations
712-362-0431 Ext: 4431 | jrogers@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Jeff Soper
Jeff Soper
Chief Financial Officer
712-362-0422 Ext: 4422 | jsoper@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Scott Stokes
Scott Stokes
President
712-362-0434 Ext. 4434 | sstokes@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Julie Williams
Julie Williams
Executive Dean of Students
712-362-7912 | jrwilliams@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus

Supervisory Team

Trudy Ahrens
Trudy Ahrens
TRIO Director
712-852-5302 | tahrens@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Dawn Bernhard
Dawn Bernhard
Northwest Iowa RSVP Director & Kossuth County Coordinator
515-295-8522 | dbernhard@iowalakes.educreate new email
Algona Campus
Oscar DeLong
Oscar DeLong
Library Director
712-362-7936 | odelong@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Jerimiah DePyper
Jerimiah DePyper
Director of Technology
712-362-8379 | jdepyper@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
David DeVary
David DeVary
College Management Information Systems Director / Assistant Professor, Computer Programming
712-362-0412 Ext: 4412 | ddevary@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Beth Elman
Beth Elman
Executive Director of Marketing
712-362-7947 | belman@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Mary Faber
Mary Faber
Spencer & Spirit Lake Campus Director
712-580-8628 | mfaber@iowalakes.educreate new email
Spencer Campus
Margaret Gebel
Margaret Gebel
Dining Services Supervisor
712-362-7905 | mgebel@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Barb Grandstaff
Barb Grandstaff
Director of Registration & Records
712-362-7923 | bgrandstaff@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Kari Hampe
Kari Hampe
Director of High School Partnerships
712-852-5228 | khampe@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Delaine Hiney
Delaine Hiney
Executive Director of Facilities Management
712-362-0428 Ext: 4428 | dhiney@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Annie Kalous
Annie Kalous
Director of Admissions
712-852-5254 | akalous@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Troy Larson
Troy Larson
Athletics Director / Men’s Head Basketball Coach / Housing Director
712-362-7915 | tlarson@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Erin Latona
Erin Latona
Executive Dean of the Estherville Campus
712-362-7913 | elatona@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Robert A. Leifeld
Robert A. Leifeld
Vice President of Administration
712-362-0439 Ext: 4439 | rleifeld@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Dr. Daniel Lutat
Dr. Daniel Lutat
Executive Director of Foundation & Governmental Affairs
712-362-0491 Ext: 4491 | dlutat@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Jason Moore
Jason Moore
Facilities Manager
712-852-5234 | jmoore@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg, Spencer & Algona Campus
Kathy Muller
Kathy Muller
Executive Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, Title IX Officer, Equity Coord.
712-362-0433 Ext: 4433 | kmuller@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Kyle Norris
Kyle Norris
Executive Dean of the Emmetsburg Campus
712-852-5244 | knorris@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Steve Olerich
Steve Olerich
Dining Service Supervisor
712-852-5309 | solerich@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Stephen Pelzer
Stephen Pelzer
Director of Financial Aid
712-362-7917 | spelzer@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Jolene Rogers
Jolene Rogers
Executive Director of Community & Business Relations
712-362-0431 Ext: 4431 | jrogers@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Dr. Laurie Schmidt
Dr. Laurie Schmidt
Professor | Success & Advising Center
712-852-5275 | lschmidt@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Tammy Shimon
Tammy Shimon
Director of Nursing Education
712-852-5293 | tshimon@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Jeff Soper
Jeff Soper
Chief Financial Officer
712-362-0422 Ext: 4422 | jsoper@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Scott Stokes
Scott Stokes
President
712-362-0434 Ext. 4434 | sstokes@iowalakes.educreate new email
Administration Campus
Molly Struve
Molly Struve
Associate Professor | Success & Advising Center
712-362-7935 | mstruve@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Theresa Umscheid
Theresa Umscheid
Executive Director of the Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC)
712-362-7948 | tumscheid@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Theresa Waechter
Theresa Waechter
Algona Campus Supervisor & Advisor
515-295-8525 | twaechter@iowalakes.educreate new email
Algona Campus
Julie Williams
Julie Williams
Executive Dean of Students
712-362-7912 | jrwilliams@iowalakes.educreate new email
Estherville Campus
Neal Williamsen
Neal Williamsen
Director of Agricultural Technology
712-852-5259 | nwilliamsen@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus

ADA Request for Accommodation

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College, with sufficient notice of at least forty-eight (48) hours before the start of a scheduled public meeting, will relocate the scheduled public meeting to accommodate the participation of individuals with disabilities.

Any individual requests from persons with disabilities to meet with college employees at the Administration Building will also be accommodated appropriately.

Accommodation requests may be submitted below.