Iowa Council for the Social Studies

2019-2021 ICSS Officers and Contact Information



EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Nancy Elliott
Email: icssonline@gmail.com 

PRESIDENT
Catherine Mein
Ballard High School
Social StudiesTeacher

VICE PRESIDENT 
Kimberly Heckart 
College Community School District
3rd Grade Teacher


SECRETARY
Dan Jones
Living History Farms
Education Director

Email:  icssconferenceexhibits@gmail.com

TREASURER 
Todd Hospodarsky
Monticello Community School District
Intervention Specialist
7-12 Social Studies Curricular Lead

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR
Gene McBride Folsom
5-8 Grade Teacher
South Central-Calhoun

AWARDS CHAIR 
Ben McQuade

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Janet Wills
Southeast Valley Middle School
Social Studies Teacher
Twitter: @JanetKWills

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR
Chad Christopher
University of Northern Iowa/Cedar Falls Schools
Advisor/Social Studies Teacher

ADVOCACY DIRECTOR
Jack Vanderflught
Dallas Center-Grimes School District
 AP US History, AP World History, American Government
High School PLC Director


HIGHER EDUCATION LIAISON
Dwight Herold
Retired Elementary Teacher
Ames Community Schools

ICSS JOURNAL EDITOR

EX-OFFICIO 
Jill Goldesberry
Stanley Foundation

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Joshua Wager
Johnston Community School District
Social Studies Teacher

The Iowa Council for the Social Studies is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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