Skatepark Cabinet members from left to right: Liz Hall, Jann Freed, Kevin Jones, Paula Feltner, Paul Turner, Christine Hensley, Janice Hill, Matt Lundberg, Angela Connolly, Carl Voss, Norm Sterzenbach, Tom Miller, Tiffany Tauscheck, Rob Sand, Brad Anderson, Gerry Neugent, Johnny Moller, Connie Isaacson, Jay Byers

The Skatepark Cabinet is comprised of the following men and women who volunteer their time and talent to ensure the successful completion of the $6.1 million campaign to create a world-class skatepark in downtown Des Moines.

Honorary Chairs

  • Dr. Richard Deming

    Dr. Richard Deming

    Medical Director Mercy Cancer Center & Founder Above + Beyond Cancer

  • Jill Oman

    Jill Oman

    Community Leader and Volunteer

  • Mark Oman

    Mark Oman

    Retired Senior Executive Vice President, Wells Fargo and Co.


  • Brad Anderson

    Brad Anderson

    Executive Director, Above + Beyond Cancer

  • Angela Connolly

    Angela Connolly

    Polk County Supervisor

  • Christine Hensley

    Christine Hensley

    Retired Member Des Moines City Council

Cabinet Members

  • Jay Byers

    Greater Des Moines Partnership

  • Greg Edwards

    Des Moines Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

  • Paula Feltner

    Des Moines Parks & Recreation Volunteer

  • Jann Freed

    Genysys Group

  • Liz Hall


  • Janice Hill

    Therapist, Peace of Mind

  • Kevin Jones

    Subsect Skate Shop

  • Matt Lundberg

    Cushman & Wakefield Iowa Commercial Advisors

  • Dr. Marty Martin

    President, Drake University

  • Tom Miller


  • Johnny Moller

    Dyamond Memorial

  • Sgt. Lori Neely

    Des Moines Police Department

  • Gerry Neugent

    Knapp Properties

  • Raj Patel

    Hawkeye Hotels

  • Rob Sand

    Former Assistant Attorney General

  • Norm Sterzenbach

    GPS Impact

  • Tiffany Tauscheck

    Greater Des Moines Partnership

  • Paul Turner


  • Carl Voss

    Creative Resource Group

  • Chris Whalen

    Heart of America Group

Youth Ambassadors

  • Marco Daines

    Age: 14

  • Damier Jones

    Age: 16

  • Isaac Koenig

    Age: 13

  • Tim Tucker

    Age: 19

  • Cole Walker

    Age: 16

  • Jack Westemeyer

    Age: 16

  • Tyler Young

    Age: 16


  • Connie Isaacson, CFRE

    Isaacson Consulting