Board Members

YP Iowa board members are from diverse background and skills. We are represented from communities across the state. Board members serve for three years and have the opportunity to serve a second term. Board members are active on our committees and in leadership roles. 

2020 Open Board Positions: 




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Board President

Joe Benesh
The Ingenuity Company (Des Moines)


Emilee Richardson

Science Center of Iowa (Des Moines)

Treasurer and Secretary 

Kayla Bruns

Grimes Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (Grimes)


Past President

Kyle Oppenhuizen
The Greater Des Moines Partnership (Des Moines)

Membership Co-Chair

Josh Fiala

Alex Watters

Morningside College (Sioux City)


Central Iowa Regional Representative

Brandon Pollard












Membership Co-Chair

Ryan Bruner

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