Board of Directors

Keith joined the IDDA board in 2013. He was elected President of the association in June of 2015. He has served on the Webster County board of supervisors for eight years. At the county level, he is involved in the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Greater Fort Dodge Alliance Board, Iowa Crossroads of Global Innovation Advisory Board, MIDAS city/county board, Crime Stoppers and Foster Grandparents. Keith is an auctioneer and does 10-20 auctions a year. Locally, he is involved with Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, White Tails Unlimited, the Rocky Mountain Elk Association, Friendship Haven and the Webster County I club. Keith says that no one should complain about ag drainage with their mouth full.

Scott has been a Calhoun County supervisor for nine years and started his service on the IDDA board in 2015. He is active in many local organizations including the MIDAS Executive Commission, E911 board, Regional Judicial District II, Region V Hazardous Response Committee and Rolling Hills Mental Health. He is also active in his church and coaches little league baseball and youth football and basketball. Scott says that “drainage is extremely important for farmers to grow the crops necessary to feed the world and IDDA is an essential part of protecting that ability.”

Roger has served on the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors for six years.  He also serves on the county socials services board, Homeward, Coop Electric Board and is active in his church.  He notes that "If we are going to feed the world, we need better drainage.  It is essential in our part of the state."

Rick has been on the Humboldt County board for 4 years and was appointed to the IDDA board in 2017 to complete the remainder of Jerry Haverly’s term. He is the Vice-President of IDDA. Locally, he is involved in the Law Enforcement Center, Humboldt and Webster county landfill and Humboldt housing.

Jeff has been on the Emmet County board of supervisors for 2 years and joined the IDDA board in 2017. He is active in the Seasons Center in Spencer, Central Iowa Juvenile Detention and the Emmet County council of governments. He notes that drainage changed the face of Emmet County and to this day helps farmers to feed the world.
Barry just started his second term as Clay County supervisor.  He also serves on the Maxyield  Cooperative Board, Drug Court Panel, Northwest Iowa Care Connections, Northwest Iowa Work Force Development, the Yes youth detention center and is a volunteer for the Hope Reformed Church.  He states that "the only thing more important than rain in a dry year is good drainage in a wet year.  We must be proactive to ensure the rights of landowners to drain their land adequately."

Keith has been on the Palo Alto County board of supervisors for 10 years. His joined the
IDDA board in 2017 filling out the remaining term for Ed Noonan. He is active on the local mental health board, Early Childhood, R C + D board, the wellness and safety committee for the county and board member for the Grotto in West Bend. He says that it is a good thing that drainage districts have IDDA protecting them.