Jacqueline Easley McGhee is director of Community Services & Diversity Services for MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. She is active in many community organizations, has been an advocate for women and minorities and was the first African American female to serve as a Des Moines School Board member when she was elected in the 1990s.
Stephanie Sinovic has devoted her professional life to education. As a Senior Advancement Officer at Drake University, she works with alumni and donors throughout the country and finds great joy in connecting donors with their passions as they make a meaningful impact on the lives of students through philanthropy.
Her career began as a teacher in south central Los Angeles, where she saw firsthand how an education can transform a child’s life and she values the opportunity to continue witnessing this in higher education.
Roger Hughes retired in 2012 after a career of 35 years in the fields of philanthropy and community development. Prior to returning to his home state of Iowa, Roger was the CEO of St. Luke’s Health Initiatives in Phoenix, Arizona, a public foundation with a focus on health policy and community development.