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Board of Directors

Board Members Left to right: Mark Kane, Julie Brenton, Deb Wiley, Sue Brenton, Bob German, Peter van der Linden, Bob Rennebohm, Buz Brenton, Lockie Markusen and Fred Weitz. Not pictured: Jeff Iles, Robert Jester, Bill Brenton, and Jim Van Werden.

The arboretum is governed by a volunteer board of directors that provide excellent expertise, experience, and active enthusiasm for the arboretum.

 

Robert German, Chair
Dallas Center, IA
        
Deb Wiley, Vice Chair & Secretary
West Des Moines, Iowa    
  
David Mackaman, Treasurer                                                          
Des Moines, Iowa                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                              
Ray Bening                                                         
Des Moines, Iowa                
                                                
Michelle Book              
Des Moines, Iowa   
   
J.C. "Buz" Brenton, Founder
Des Moines, Iowa                                                                 

Julie Brenton
Bronxville, New York

Doug Burnett                                               
West Des Moines, Iowa    
 
Kim Edwards                              
Des Moines, Iowa  

Tina Mowry Hadden
West Des Moines, IA

Jeff Iles
Ames, Iowa                                                   

Hannah Inman
Waukee, Iowa

Robert Jester
Des Moines, IA

Lockie Markusen
Orono, Minnesota                                                   

Erna Morain                                                              
Waukee, Iowa

Bill Niebur
Des Moines, IA

Mike Simonson
Des Moines, IA

Fred Weitz
Des Moines, IA

David Wilkerson
Adel, IA