Board of Directors

The Academy is governed by a board of directors that meets quarterly to oversee the organization’s educational programming, board certification, membership, finances and other matters. The officers are elected for two-year terms. Directors are elected annually. 

The officers and directors are:      


Michael J. Pitton
Pitton Law P.C. 103 East College St., Suite 310
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-9453 (Office Phone)
319-338-3334 (Office Fax)

Vice President

Jeff Boehlert
Patterson Law Firm, LL.P.
505 5th Avenue, Ste. 729
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-283-2147 (Office Phone)
515-283-1002 (Office Fax)


Amy L Van Horne
Kutak Rock 1650 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68102
402-346-6000 (Office Phone)
402-346-1148 (Office Fax)


Gary D. McKenrick
Gary Mckenrick Law
P.O. Box 100
Low Moor, IA 52757
563-210-6069 (Office Phone)


Joe Happe
Davis Brown Law Office
215 10th St Suite 1300
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-288-2500 (Office Phone)


Darin S. Harmon
Kintzinger, Harmon, Konrardy, PLC
100 W. 12th St., Box 703
Dubuque, IA 52004-0703
563-588-0547 (Office Phone)
563-588-1981 (Office Fax)


Ron Shea
Smith, Grigg, Shea & Klinker
120 S. Hayes Avenue
Primghar, IA 51245
712-575-5465 (Office Phone)
712-957-0121 (Office Fax)


Michael G. Mullin
Kutock Rock LLP
1650 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102
402-346-6000 (Office Phone)
402-346-1148 (Office Fax)


E. J. Kelly
Hopkins & Huebner, P.C.
2700 Grand Ave Ste 111
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-244-0111 (Office Phone)
515-697-4299 (Office Fax)