Board and Staff

The IBNA Board of Directors is elected by the membership of the organization at the annual convention.  Each board member serves a 1 year term.

Three officers are elected,  the president, president-elect and past president, who make up the executive committee.  You must be serving on the board to be elected to an officer position.

Board members meet quarterly and select the site of the convention,  and plan the various convention sessions based on trends in the industry and input from members.

IBNA Board: Dar Danielson, Bob Leonard, Kellan Heavican, Mike Peterson, Grace Provenzano, Angie Looney, Samantha Gronlund, Dave Vickers, Zarren Egesdal, Tom Robinson.

Board of Directors

Past President
Tom Robinson
KSOM-FM Radio


President
Samantha Gronlund
WHO TV
Angela Looney mugshotPresident-elect
Angela Looney
University of Iowa
Television At-Large Open Zarren Egesdal mugshot
Northwest Director
Zarren Egesdal
KIOW Radio
College University Director
Simpson College
Central Region Director
Grace Provenzano
Iowa State University
Mike Peterson mugshot
Southwest Region Director
Mike Peterson
KMA-AM

Southeast Region Director
Bob Leonard
KNIA-KRLS Radio

Student Director
Kade Overton
University of Iowa
Radio At-Large Director
Kellan Heavican
KCHA- Radio
Dave Vickers mugshot
Northeast Region Director
Dave Vickers
KROS-AM/FM Radio

Executive Director

The executive director is hired by the board and it is a permanent position. The executive director represents the board as needed, while also working with the board in the planning and operation of the annual convention and news contest.

Executive Director
Dar Danielson
Radio Iowa
Contact at: ibna@ibna.org