Conservation

Departments & Staff

Administration

Richard Leopold
Director
p. 515-323-5322
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Ginny Malcomson
Administrative Specialist
p. 515-323-5370
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Natalie McFarlane
Senior Accountant
p. 515-323-5368
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Kami Rankin
Deputy Director
p. 515-323-5363
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Shelly Nesheim
Human Resources Specialist
p. 515-323-5236
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Katie Stoklasa
Administrative Supervisor
p. 515-323-5371
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Missy Smith
Jester Park Nature Center Coordinator
p. 515-323-5317
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Community Outreach

Shae Rossetti
Community Outreach Coordinator
p. 515-323-5312
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Construction, Maintenance, & Operations

Ron VanDenBroeke
Construction Maintenance Manager
p. 515-323-5367
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Brent Hansen
Construction Technician
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Ken Young
Mechanic Supervisor
p. 515-323-5314
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Adam Fendrick
Parks Planner
p. 515-323-5309
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Pat Spain
Construction Technician
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William Deaton
Mechanic
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Bernard Feezell
Construction Technician
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Shawn Warren
Construction Technician
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Luke Harshbarger
Mechanic
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Natural Resources

Doug Sheeley
Natural Resources Manager
p.
515-323-5395
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Melissa Dempsey
Volunteer Coordinator
p. 515-323-5396
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Al Pasker
Natural Resources Technician
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Travis Maak
Natural Resources Technician
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Amanda Brown
Water Ecologist
p. 515-323-5357
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Julie Perreault
Volunteer Coordinator
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Dan Hrubes
Natural Resources Technician
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Janean Struthers
Natural Resources Technician
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Cassie Cook
Conservation Ecologist
p. 
515-323-5392
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Lael Neal
Natural Resources Technician
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Jessie Farley
Natural Resources Technician
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Environmental Education

Patti Petersen-Keys
Environmental Education Coordinator
p. 515-323-5359
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Lori Foresman-Kirpes
Naturalist
p. 515-323-5380
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Heidi Anderson
Naturalist
p. 515-323-5360
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Jenna Gatzke
Naturalist
p. 515-323-5362
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Lewis Major
Naturalist
p. 515-323-5361
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Allison Wisgerhof
Youth Corps Coordinator
p. 515.242.2566 
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Parks Division

Erich Braun
Parks Superintendent
p. 515-323-5366
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John Mackey
Park Ranger
p. 515-323-5310
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Reed Russell
Park Ranger
p. 515-446-0783
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Tyler Naeve
East Area Maintenance Technician
p. 515-266-1563
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Charlie Finch
Park Ranger
p. 515-250-1031
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Zachary Deutmeyer
Park Ranger
p. 515-285-7612
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David Weidt
Park Ranger
p. 515-249-3229
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Chance Patrick
South Area Maintenance Technician
p. 515-285-7612
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James Dotzler
Park Ranger
p. 515-249-0702
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Brad Janssen
Park Ranger
p. 515-249-1543
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Eric Baker
NW Area Maintenance Technician
p. 515-323-5365
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Jester Park Equestrian Center

Claudia Starr
Equestrian Center Manager
p. 515-999-2818
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Toni Christiansen
Equine Mental Health Specialist
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Curtis Kentner
Operations Coordinator
p. 515-999-2818 ext. 202
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Liz Peitzman
Barn Supervisor
p. 515-999-2818 exT.207
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Kelly Blair
Riding Instructor
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Donna Carter
Equestrian Center Clerk
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Delaney O'Donnell
Program Coordinator
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Jester Park Golf Course

Jester Park Golf Course Clubhouse
p. 515-999-2903
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