The Professional Organization of Registered Nurses in Iowa

 The Mission of the Iowa Nurses Association is to connect, advocate,

and support for nurses and healthcare in Iowa.


Faces of INA

INA Executive Director

Tobi Moore, MBA, Executive Director

INA Board of Directors

Jann Ricklefs, President

Lisa Caffery, President-Elect

Kim Bergen Jackson, Secretary

Anne Cook, Treasurer

Dawn Boettcher, Director-Public Policy

Ginny Wangerin, Director-Resolutions

Christina Peterson, Director - Staff Nurse at Large

Kate Pace, Director-Newly Licensed RN

Linda Opheim, Director Northwest

Brenda Helmuth, Director Northeast

Vacant, Director Southwest

Barb Gano, Director Central

Becky Lewis, Director Southeast

INA Committee/Commission Chairs

Membership/PR: Christina Peterson & Kate Pace

Finance: Anne Cook

Public Policy: Dawn Boettcher


Committees of the Membership

Bylaws: Lisa Caffery

Nominations: Mary Tarbox

Resolutions: Ginny Wangerin


Regional Chairs

Mary Kovarna, Regional Chair, Region 01

Margie O’Neill, Regional Chair, Region 02

Vacant, Regional Chair, Region 03

Pam Deichmann, Regional Chair, Region 04

Mary Tarbox, Regional Chair, Region 05


Iowa Nurses Foundation

Lorinda Inman, Chair


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Member Benefits