2017 - 2018 Program Calendar at a Glance

11:30am - 1:00pm 
WakondaHow to Work Effectively Across CulturesBrenda McGuire 
 9/19/1711:30am - 1:00pm Glen OaksAnatomy of a Turnaround Terry Myers & Tom Schnurr
 10/18/175:15pm - 7:00pm 
Kirkendall Public LibraryThe NCAA and the Financing of Collegiate Athletics
Ronald E. Deiter, PhD (Ames Chapter)
11:30am - 1:00pm 
WakondaHow Do You Fall in Love With Work?Leonard Bundy, Sr.

 12/12/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Sam & Gabe'sN/AScholarship Fundraiser
11:30am - 1:00pm 
Wakonda2017 Tax UpdateAlicia Shaul 
2/20/1811:30am - 1:00pm 
Des Moines GolfPutting Yourself on PaperLin Phillips
 3/20/1811:30am - 1:00pm 
WakondaAccounting for InsuranceChelsea Berns 
 4/24/1811:30am - 1:00pm 
Fire Creek

Culture is Key: Strong Organizations Start with a Strong Foundation

Networking Meeting - Kristi Knous 
11:30am - 1:00pm
WakondaBoard of Directors – Who should sit on your BOD/What BOD should you sit onWesley Siebert
 6/19/18 11:30am - 1:00pm

Felix & OscarsN/A

Networking Meeting
 7/17/185:30pm - 7:30pm BeerhouseN/A Membership Appreciation Event 

                                                                                                                          2016 - 2017 Program Calendar at a Glance

11:30am - 1:00pm 
Sam & GabesWhy the Financial Planning Profession Fails Women and What You Can Do About ItDennis Markway
 9/20/1611:30am - 1:00pm Urbandale Golf & CCRevocable Living TrustsScott Simpson
 10/18/165:30pm - 7:00pm 
The Iowa Clinic Ankeny Campus Office MotivationSandy McCarty (Meeting with Ames Chapter)
11:30am - 1:00pm 
Urbandale Golf & CCEstate Planning Ann Merkley 

 12/20/1611:30am - 1:00pm 
Sam & GabesN/AScholarship Fundraiser
11:30am - 1:00pm 
Wakonda CCKaren BrehmerIRS Update
2/21/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Mama Lacona's Restaurant N/ANetworking Meeting  
 3/21/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Fire Creek GrillKelsey KnowlesWage and Hour Rules and DOL Investigations 
 4/18/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Wakonda CC

Mary StierLeadership
11:30am - 1:00pm
Wobbly BootsN/ANetworking Meeting
 6/20/17 11:30am - 1:00pm

Wakonda CCLori EggerForm 990
 7/11/175:30pm - 7:00pm Draught House 50N/A Membership Appreciation Event 

Visit our meeting page for additional information and to RSVP for the current monthly meeting.

AFWA Des Moines Chapter meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Join us for networking or lunch and CPE program. Members and guests can RSVP online with the form on the Monthly Meeting Page.

2016 - 2017 Meeting Costs: AFWA member rate $15, Non-Member First Time Guest rate $15, Non-Member Guest rate $25

Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Treasurer, Carrie Dostal and Jen Nokes.  Per chapter rules, if you register and do not attend, you will be charged the cost of the luncheon/dinner.  For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact us at
Official National Registry Statement: AFWA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors:  150 Fourth Avenue, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 or through its website: