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Board of Directors

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds that directly affect those in need. Funding and service decisions made by the board are recommended through the Promise Partners Planning Committee/Coalition. This group is comprised of numerous community organizations, groups, churches, and volunteers.

Melvyn Houser

Elected Official,

Pottawattamie County Auditor

Board Chair

Scott Belt

Elected Official,

Pottawattamie County

Board of Supervisors


Tom Bouska

Human Services Representative,

Iowa Department of Human Services

Board Member

Curtis Hamstra

Juvenile Court Services Representative,

Fourth Judicial Court

Board Member

Rev. Alexis Johnson

Faith Representative

Broadway United Methodist Church

Board Member

Kris Smith

 Health Representative

Retired Nurse

Board Member

Justin Shultz

Board Member

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