The Junior League of Des Moines is overseen and managed by two governing bodies: the Board of Directors and a Management Team, respectively.
The Board of Directors serves to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and guide the strategic plans and goals of JLDM so as to support our mission.
2023-2024 Board of Directors
President: Rachel Hardin
Executive Vice President: Brooke Miller
President-Elect: Brooke Goldin
Financial Vice President: Jenica Lensmeyer
Secretary: Linda Crispin
Leadership Development Director: Catherine Hillestad
The Management Team oversees the day-to-day operations for JLDM and strengthens our impact in the Des Moines community. Where the Board develops the strategic goals, the Management Team develops the programs and activities to further and achieve those goals. The team includes five councils: Communications, Fund Development, Community Research and Development (CR&D), Membership, and Training and Education. Various committees are housed under each council.
2023-2024 Management Team
Community Research & Development Manager: Breanna Sullivan
Fund Development Council Manager: Victoria Blake
Membership Council Manager: Kaitlin Boettcher
Training & Education Council Manager: Charlotte Porter
Communications Council Manager: Nicole Kruger