Iowa World
Language Association

Contact Us

IWLA is led by a Executive Board comprised of seven members. Please contact any of us with questions or concerns. The Executive Board meets several times per year with the Advisory Council to receive updates and advice about world language-related matters in Iowa.

Executive Board 2016-2017:


Pamela Wesely (Bio)

University of Iowa

Immediate Past-President:

Jason Noble (Bio)

Pella Christian High School

President Elect:

Elizabeth Dentlinger (Bio)

Nevada High School

Vice President:

Allison Wienhold (Bio)

Dunkerton High School


Stacy Amling (Bio)

Des Moines Area Community College


Carrie Morris (Bio)

Des Moines Area Community College 

Advocacy Chair:

Christine McCormick (Bio)
Waukee Schools


IWLA Advisory Council:

AATF President: Sheila Conrad

AATG President: Bill Carter

AATSP President: Amy Schumann

Japanese Association (JLCTIA): Dan Carolin

AMICI: Daniel Stoa

Chinese: VACANT

ACTFL Representative: Mary Stimmel (2016-17)

Central States Representative: Carrie Morris

Community College Representative: Sarah Rissler

Public University Representative: Pamela Wesely

Private College Representative: Coralie Turner/Amy Schumann

IA-NELL Representative: Kristel Saxton

Jr. High/Middle School Representative: Danielle Taha

IWLA Registration Chairperson: Sarah Rissler

IWLA Exhibit Chairperson: Christine McCormick

IWLA Conference Program Chairperson: Kerisa Baedke

IWLA Social Media & Historian: Elizabeth Dentlinger

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