THE

BY DEGREES TEAM

Staff

Emily Westergaard

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CEO

Amanda Shetler

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Heather Isaacson

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DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

Billy Kirby

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FINDLEY ELEMENTARY PROGRAM MANAGER

Cari Long

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HARDING MIDDLE 

PROGRAM MANAGER

Carol Sames

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PROJECT COORDINATOR and OFFICE MANAGER

Board Members

Alison Cate - Chair

ARAG

Ken McCullum - Vice Chair

Principal Financial Group​​

Greg Nichols - Secretary

Iowa Student Loan

Terry Gallagher - Treasurer

Community Volunteer

Jeff Carpenter

Wells Fargo Advisors

Pernell Cezar, Jr.

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Deidre DeJear

Caleo Enterprises

Angela Gallagher - Chair

Community Volunteer​

Joan Middleton

Community Volunteer

Peri Montufar

Iowa Healthiest State Initiative

Natalie Nguyen

Holmes Murphy

Bryan O'Neill

Dickinson Law Firm

Jill Sanchez

John Deere

Mondale Smith

EMC Insurance Companies

Nikki Syverson

Isaacson-Syverson Consulting​

WHAT WE DO
CONTACT

We recognize the transformational impact incremental changes can make on a student’s life. Partnering with entire schools, we work to increase high school graduation and postsecondary readiness rates while engaging community partnerships to uplift students, families, and whole neighborhoods.

 515.650.8230

mailing: PO Box 41070

Des Moines, IA 50311

 

info@bydegreesfoundation.org

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