Staff & Board

Meet the administrative staff of Camp Fire Heart of Iowa.


Kelly Peterson-Cruse
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kelly Peterson-Cruse

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kelly Peterson-Cruse

Marilyn Bagley
Program Director

Marilyn Bagley

Program Director

Marilyn Bagley

Blake Barrett
Facilities & Transportation Director

Blake Barrett

Facilities & Transportation Director

Blake Barrett

Maranda Gillett
Senior Program Director

Maranda Gillett

Senior Program Director

Maranda Gillett


Arika Graybill
Office Manager

Arika Graybill

Office Manager

Arika Graybill

Jennifer Radley
Senior Program Director

Jennifer Radley

Senior Program Director

Jennifer Radley

Danielle Walter
Program Coordinator

Danielle Walter

Program Coordinator

Danielle Walter

Board of Directors

Camp Fire Heart of Iowa is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of leaders from our community that believe in the power of Camp Fire to help youth find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. We are grateful to our board for their leadership and support.
  • Eric Schulz, President | John Deere
  • Jason Wulfekuhle, Vice President | Wells Fargo
  • Emily Hansen, Treasurer | Eide Bailly
  • Karen Pearston, Secretary | Principal Financial Group
  • Emily Drake, Immediate Past President | NCMIC Group, Inc.
  • Sue Ballard | Johnston Community School District
  • Ted Brackett | Community Volunteer
  • Meghan Bradley | Sammons Financial Group
  • Jan Doherty | Community Volunteer
  • Jerilyn Johnson | Sammons Financial Group
  • Mike Kaputska | Wells Fargo
  • Brian Koch | Des Moines Public Schools
  • Jan Koch | Community Volunteer
  • Luke Lester | DART
  • Stephen Quirk | Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Catherine Tran | One Cause