Board of Directors

A committed volunteer board along with dedicated staff assures the future growth of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. Together, we keep abreast of community needs and trends, positioning the Community Foundation to identify and meet new challenges in the community.

The board of directors includes individuals who have a deep commitment to their community, an attitude of service to the nonprofit sector and leadership experience. The Community Foundation board members may serve two three-year terms.


Brent Cobb
World Class Industries

Vice Chair/Chair-Elect:
Amy Lynch

Charlie Schimberg
Schimberg Co.

Maureen Kenney
Bradley & Riley

Past Chair:
Terri Christoffersen
Community Volunteer


Jasmine Almoayed  – City of Cedar Rapids
Molly Altorfer – Common Sense Advertising
Lydia Brown – Ryan Companies
Karl Cassell – Horizons
Jim Choate – Kirkwood Community College
Patrick DePalma – Community Volunteer
Rodrick Dooley – Cedar Rapids Community School District
Greg Dunn – Benefit Solutions, Inc.
Peggy Hardesty – Community Volunteer
Salma Igram – Cedar Graphics, Inc.
Chris Lindell  – Guaranty Bank
Kate Minette – Community Volunteer
Julie Nosek – AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC
Sue Olson – Community Volunteer
Mike Sheeley – United Life Insurance Company
Oather Taylor, III – Alliant Energy