In my time with GSM and as a board member of Social Media Club Des Moines, it’s been the people and the community that have proven to be most valuable. I’m a Midwesterner through and through, born, raised, educated and employed in Iowa (Go Hawks; no, I do not drive my tractor to work). I’m also the only state govie on the council, bringing that unique perspective. I look forward to helping our members grow professionally, to make self-care a priority in an increasingly taxing yet rewarding field, and to also learn from them.
Our association supports a community of government professionals who collaborate about using social media for their agencies. Members elect a representative to serve the association and their region for a term of two years. Members and representatives follow a code of conduct.
The Midwest Region includes the following states:
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