The Board of Directors consists of thirteen members. The Board shall promote the purposes of the association and shall act for the membership as necessary between the Association’s meetings.

See Meetings & Minutes for meeting times, dates, location, agendas and minutes.

The 2017-2018 Board of Directors:

Officers (year term on Board expires)

  • President: Sue Otto (2020)
  • President Elect:  Emil Rinderspacher (2021)
  • Past President: Michael Barron (2019)
  • Secretary: Diane Martin (2020)
  • Treasurer: Kris Canfield (2019)

Directors-at-Large (year term on Board expires)

  • Dean Borg (2021)
  • Charles Dayton (2020)
  • Benny Hawkings (2020)
  • Lois Lembke (2019)
  • Richard Saunders (2021)

Standing committees

  • Program
  • Membership
  • Budget
  • Nominating
  • Hospitality Committee

Former presidents of UIRA

  • Arthur Canter (Psychiatry), 1995 - 1996
  • Joan Cantor (Psychology), 1996 - 1997
  • Harold Engen (Counselor Education), 1997 - 1998
  • Sam Becker (Communication Studies), 1998 - 1999
  • Jim Clifton (Medicine), 1999 - 2000
  • Lee Shope (Information Technology Services), 2000 - 2001
  • Kathie Belgum (Law), 2001 - 2002
  • Eleanor Anstey (Social Work), 2002 - 2003
  • Beatrice Furner (Education), 2003 - 2004
  • Richard Gibson (Facilities Services), 2004-2005
  • Sara C. Wolfson (Education), 2005-2006
  • Karole Fuller (Museum of Natural History), 2006-2007
  • David Thayer (Theatre Arts), 2007-2008
  • Richard Stevenson (Business), 2008-2009
  • Penny Hall (Speech Pathology and Audiology), 2009-2010
  • Jean Hood (Iowa State University Extension Services), 2010-2011
  • J. Kenneth Kuntz (Religious Studies), 2011-2012
  • Nancy Williams (Office of the Provost), 2012-2013
  • Richard E Walton (Dentistry), 2013-2014
  • Kenneth Starck (Journalism and Mass Communication), 2014-2015
  • Beverly Robalino (Facilities Management), 2015-2016
  • Nancy Hauserman (Business) 2016-2017