Science Center of Iowa 

Board of Directors

To contact the SCI Board of Directors, please email president@sciowa.org.

Sheldon Ohringer

Formations Partners

Lisa Banker

Past Chair
Wells Fargo & Company

Tom Rice, Ph.D.

Secretary/Treasurer, Governance Chair
University of Iowa – Des Moines Programs

Douglas Fick

Internal Affairs Committee Chair
Principal Financial Group, Retired

Curt Simmons

President/ CEO (ex offifio)
Science Center of Iowa

Peter Dorhout, Ph. D.

Iowa State University

James W. Dougherty

MidAmerican Energy Company

Adam Douglas

Graham Construction Company

Tony Fenton


Magan Lewis, Ph.D.

Corteva Agriscience

Doug Martin


Sue J. Mattison, Ph.D.

Drake University

Suzanne Mineck

Mid-Iowa Health Foundation

Muhammad Aadil Spocter, Ph.D.

Des Moines University

Bick T. Carfrae, MD

Medical Center Anesthesiologists

Alyssa Saunders


Claudia Schabel

Schabel Solutions

Brent Hagan

Deliverr, Inc.

Joanne Lasrado, Ph. D.

Kemin Human Nutrition and Health