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Advisory Board

Reviews invoices and approves payments for services.

Marco Alvarez

City of West Des Moines, Superintendent of Parks

Ed Arp

Architect/Layperson

Robert Palmer

Iowa League of Cities/West Des Moines Community Foundation

Ryan Penning

City of West Des Moines, Director of Parks and Recreation

Don Schoen

Legacy Woods Nature Sanctuary Project, Co-Chair

Paul Tauke

City of West Des Moines, Urban Forestry Supervisor

Kathleen Till-Stange

West Des Moines Community Foundation

Designer Board

Offers expertise and guidance on the overall design direction of Legacy Woods.

Marco Alvarez

City of West Des Moines, Superintendent of Parks

Ed Arp

Architect/Layperson

Gale Brubaker

West Des Moines Historical Society, Executive Director

Tom Hadden

City of West Des Moines, City Manager

Inger Lamb

PhD, owner of Prairie Landscapes of Iowa LLC

Kelly Pearce

West Des Moines Historical Society, Past President

Ryan Penning

City of West Des Moines, Director of Parks and Recreation

Matt Rosen

Botanical Center, Former Director/American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta

Don Schoen

Legacy Woods Nature Sanctuary Project, Co-Chair

Paul Tauke

City of West Des Moines, Urban Forestry Supervisor

Allison Ullestad

City of West Des Moines/West Des Moines Historical Society
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